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Manufacturing

Pure and white— Berlin

Preface

For centuries, German porcelain meant traditional designs from old-school manufacturers such as Meissen or KPM. Hering Berlin has managed to bring an old craft into the present with timeless pieces that are as wonderful to touch as they are to look at.

Berlin, Craft, KPM, Meissen, Porcelain

About 240km southwest of Berlin in the province of Thuringia is the village of ­Reichenbach, a dot on a porcelain producing route running from Bavaria through eastern Germany. Here, in an old factory with highly trained craftspeople, owner Stefanie Hering produces her eponymous line of crockery and other porcelain creations. “I transport old know-how into the 21st century,” says the jovial, matter-of-fact master potter and innovative businesswoman.

Hering, along with partner and fellow potter Wiebke Lehmann, established her first workshop in Ber…

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