taking inspiration from the japanese tea ceremony, jenkins&uhnger chose to focus on the ritual of decanting tea or coffee into a cup.
its transparent glass vessel, manufactured by ichendorf milano, incorporates negative space between an inner and outer layer, placing emphasis on the pouring itself and keeping the exterior cool to the touch.size: coffee jug – 8.1″h x 3.3″diameter or tea jug – 5″h x 3.9″diameter
$46.00 usd [ shop ]
about ichendorf milano – this glassmaking specialist takes its name both from the small german town where it was founded in the early 20th century, and italy’s design capital, where it moved to in the 1990s. initially known for its precious glass ornaments, ichendorf milano now produces cutting-edge hand-blown glass tableware, working with contemporary italian designers such as corrado dotti and mist-o.
three vases in one, composed of a series of black hand painted steel tubes in various dimensions and cut on the bias, the series of four bana vases can uniquely accommodate a single stem to full flower arrangements separately or at the same time.
dynamic and constantly changing in appearance when positioned in different ways, these vases can also stand alone as sculptural elements within an environment. the strong architectural forms which create an ever changing perspective and use.
$346 usd [ shop ]
material • hand painted steel
type > vases
size > h.20 cm (8 3/4 in) x ø20 cm (8 in) overall
design > felicia ferrone © 2013 fferrone design
handcrafted in chicago