Herend Porcelain

Gyula Wéber

Born on 29 September 1947.

Retired head painter and unit manager of the Herend Porcelain Manufactory. His oeuvre contains numerous décors and unique masterpieces.


From 1965 he was employee of the Manufactory.

From 1974 he worked in the Manufactory’s Art Studio, where he was responsible for designing special décors. He did an excellent job designing numerous décors and introducing standards with qualitative work.

In 1979, he successfully participated in the Manufactory’s first master painting course. In the 1980s, he was responsible for adapting different customer requests (mainly from Japan) and designing new décors. He designed about 25 décors, most of which are still in production.

From April 1988 he was the Manufactory’s head painter. He is a porcelain painter with excellent talent, skills and technological knowledge. He participated also in product development and talent education. In great part due to him the quality of Herend painting has improved constantly.

He represented our Manufactory at painting demonstrations in numerous countries. About his calling to the Manufactory several radio, newspaper and television reports were made with him in Hungary and abroad.

He retired in December 2004 after nearly 40 years of employment. After retiring he participated as vocational teacher in the Manufactory’s master painting course in 2007 and 2008.

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