And now that we've seen Klein & Schön's marbled pastel pieces, we're ready to commit. Designed and made by hand in Melbourne by visual merchandiser Genevieve Bryce-Stenzel, each sculptural vase and dish is a one-off.

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Bryce-Stenzel has an eye for colour, expertly mixing polymer clays to create marbled swirls and tonal variations within her work. Some are a little bit retro, with pops of yellow, navy and speckled neutrals, while others serve as fresh interpretations of the classic blue and white china design. The maker's hand is evident across all Klein & Schön works, with rough edges, irregular, organic shapes and the tactile matte finish of polymer.

Fittingly, Klein & Schön is German for 'small and beautiful.' The brand provides a beautiful alternative to mass-produced wares - find them online at

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