"...Beautiful Ceramic Sets Used by the World's Top Chefs"
Bloomberg.com: Nathaniel Mell and Wynn Bauer turn out extraordinary work for local Philadelphia restaurants such as Fork, Laurel, and High Street on Market. For their marble plate series, they mix their own tinted porcelain clay and cast it in handmade molds to create a smoky swirl of pastels.
"...the Secret of Philly’s Best Chefs"
Philadelphia: If you ask Nate Mell and Wynn Bauer, the best supporting actor in a meal is the plate. They should know: Their Port Richmond-based ceramics line, Felt + Fat, has been the secret of Philly’s top chefs — including Eli Kulp and Nicholas Elmi, both of whom have worked with the duo on custom dishware for their restaurants — since it launched in 2013.
"Designers bring the studio to dinner"
Temple News: Nate Mell and Wynn Bauer firmly believe that food is an art form – one that deserves its own canvas. That belief is precisely why Mell and Bauer created Felt and Fat, their design collaboration and manufacturing group...
"...collaborative design and manufacturing..."
portlandfresh.com: "Designers Nathaniel Mell and Wynn Bauer strive to seek out individuals with a passion for their craft who want to explore new possibilities through creative partnership."
"...Felt+Fat creates custom porcelain dishes for restaurants"
Philly.com: "There's been this movement toward more organic-style plating and the plates themselves being made from products from the region," Kulp said. "There's a rich history of ceramics and pottery here, so it all makes sense together."
"30 Under 30"
Forbes: Together with co-founder Wynn Bauer, 30, Mell founded Philadelphia-based Felt+Fat, a company that designs and produces tableware with handmixed glazes and marbleized shades of pinks, blues and blacks...