by Ulrica Hydman-Vallien
Ulrica Hydman-Vallien's passion for painting iconic images in simple, bold line has produced a masterpiece of a collection, Caramba. Her hand-painted Caramba bowls project stories from a primal world told in pictograms floating in dreamy, atmospheric colors. Each piece bears her signature, as well. Caramba is an original, beautiful collectible to display and give.
Ulrica Hydman-Vallien is one of Sweden’s best-known and most popular artists. Her unmistakable figures can be seen on Ericsson mobiles and British Airway’s airplanes, among other places. Her most important form of expression is through her glass designs, which played a large part in Kosta Boda’s success in the 1980s and 1990s. She paints her striking and humorous designs on the glass with unrestrained energy.