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Updated on Monday, November 24, 2014
Franz Collection is the number one porcelain art designer and producer in Asia. With its headquarters in Taipei and factory in Jingdezhen (the porcelain capital of China), the company owns 200 retail stores in Asia and has marketed its functional art to several thousands of retailers in 56 countries, including prominent department stores such as Harrods, Bloomingdale’s and Bergdorf Goodman. Franz Collection aims to revive Chinese porcelain heritage and integrates classical, contemporary, Western and Eastern aesthetics. Inspired by nature, the brand intends to interpret the perfection and harmony among Heaven, Earth and Mankind and deliver the eternal values of culture. The company is able to produce three-dimensional porcelain art with traditional handicraft and modern technology. Franz Collection has worked with different international partners, including the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the National Palace Museum in Taipei, the Palace Museum in Beijing and the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the U.S. These museums have licensed the company to transform some of their important collections into porcelain art. Franz Collection did special shows in Europe’s largest porcelain museum Porzellanikon Selb in Germany and French national porcelain museum Adrien Dubouche in Limoges in recognition of its global influence on this ancient art form. Featured in numerous media including the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal and Elle Décor, the company has also obtained academic recognition. The Harvard University Business School used Franz Collection as a case study in their publication. Franz Collection has won numerous awards, including “the Best in Gift” award from the New York International Gift Show, “The Best for Ceramic Gift” from the UK and “Seal of Excellence for Handicrafts” from UNESCO 5 years in a row. In 2012 the CEO of the company Mr. Franz Chen was chosen by Forbes as one of the “25 Influential Chinese in Global Fashion”. He also won the award of “Entrepreneur of the Year 2012” and represented Taiwan in the World Entrepreneur contest. The former Chinese President Hu chose Franz as gifts for the American President Obama, British Prime Minister Brown and Russian President Putin while former American President Bush Senior picked Franz as Christmas gifts for his family and friends. The Taiwanese President Ma presented Franz as gifts for the new Pope Francis. Other celebrities that picked Franz as gifts or collect Franz include Barbara Streisand, Elton John, the Queen of Nepal, the Princess of Kuwait and the Prince of Morocco. With a style that is unique, inviting, stylish, cultural and artistic, the brand continues its innovative path, providing the world with perfect gifts, home décor and functional art.