One Lazy Afternoon

February 13 - March 2021

Carmen D’Apollonio (*1973) is a studio potter, born and raised by italian parents outside of Zurich, Switzerland. She co-founded the Swiss fashion brand Ikou Tschuss in 2006, where she co-leads design. After assisting swiss artist Urs Fischer for over a decade, D’Apollonio moved to Los Angeles in 2014 to pursue her work in ceramic arts. The artist lives and works in Los Angeles.

1995 art director for short film and commercials
1996–2006 assistance and collaboration for Urs Fischer, New York
2006 foundation of Ikou Tschuss
2006–2014 design and creation for Ikou Tschuss, Zurich, Switzerland
2015–2016 qualification as a ceramicist
2016 collaboration with Céline, Paris, Fall/Winter 2016
2016 qualification as a ceramicist
2017 The More I See, Linn Lühn, Düsseldorf, Germany (S)
Schöner Wohnen Galerie Jürgen Becker, Hamburg, Germany (G)
collaboration with Céline, Paris
2018 Time to Say Hello, Matt Blacke Inc./ Cliff Fong, Los Angeles, USA (S)
And Other Stories, invited by Camille Bidaut-Waddington, Paris, France (G)
3 days with Carmen D´Apollonio, Linn Lühn, Düsseldorf, Germany (S)
2019 Independent New York
Jeff Lincoln, New York (G)
Summer, Friedman Benda, New York (G)
2020 Felix LA, Los Angeles
2021 One Lazy Afternoon, Linn Lühn, Düsseldorf, Germany (S)
Don´t Wake The Snake, Friedman Benda, New York (S)


Les portraits, AD France, No. 157, No./ Dec. 2019
Carmen D’Apollonio, Dream Magazine (ES), April 2019
Carmen D’Apollonio, Harper’s Bazaar Spain, March 2019
September 2018 - New York Times Magazine, The Design Issue
Modevärldens nya älsklingar, STYLE BY, fall 2018
ELLE Decoration NL, June/ July 2018
Still Life, RUSSH June/ July 2018
Vogue Living NL, May 2018
Carmen D´Apollonio, L´Officiel (Mexico), Feb/March 2018
Jetzt geht´s rund, Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Switzerland), Dec 3, 2017
Carmen D´Apollonio´s Ceramic Creations Are Céline Approved, VOGUE online (US), Oct. 15, 2017
D´Apollonio, l´artista che trasforma la ceramica in lampade di design, ELLE Decor Italia, Oct. 2, 2017
Carmen D´Apollonio, Unconditional Magazine (US), Autumn/Winter 2017
Lampes sculpturales , MilK Decoration (France), Sept. 27, 2017
Lampes sculpturales en céramique, Le Journal Du Design (France), Sept. 26, 2017
Sculptural Ceramic Lamps, Ignant/ Design (Germany), Sept. 22, 2017
Carmen D´Apollonio, Miss Moss (Australia), Sept. 8, 2017
We Love NYC, annabelle (Switzerland), August 30, 2011

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