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Cycle of Decay: A Sculpted Ceramic Hand that Looks Like a Carved Tree Branch

December 12, 2012

Christopher Jobson

This impeccably detailed ceramic sculpture called Cycles of Decay was created by ceramicist Christopher David White who works out of Bloomington, Indiana. Even on close inspection the knotted and twisting veins of the tree branch look almost exactly like old wood, take a closer look on his website. (via sweet station)

 

 



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A Christmas Tree Made from 5,000 Donated Ceramic Dishes and Cups in Belgium

December 11, 2012

Christopher Jobson

I’m a huge fan of alternative Christmas trees in urban centers, from last year’s plastic bottle tree in Lithuania to the abstract tree currently up in Brussels, any idea seems better than heading out to the local forest and hacking down a pine tree older than my grandparents. This year in Hasselt, Belgium a pair from the design firm Mooz created this concept of an enormous tree covered in 5,000 pieces of ceramic donated from local residents. Called the “Taste Tree” the piece was meant to be a sort of communal celebration as residents were invited to contribute unused dishes to the tree that now stands nearly 30 ft. tall in Hassel’s main square. (via designboom)

 

 



Design

Creature Cups: A Wildlife Surprise in your Coffee Cup

October 19, 2012

Christopher Jobson

I love these ceramic creature cups by design group Yumi-Yumi out of Brookyln. At the base of each mug rests an animal that’s slowly revealed as you consume your tasty beverage. Good to the last dripping octopus. (via etsy)

 

 



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Ceramic Coasters of the Streets of Oslo

June 22, 2011

Christopher Jobson

I’m really enjoying these ceramic street map coasters by industrial designer Anders Hansen. Each coaster is formed from a different area of Oslo including Majorstuen, Parkveien, Sentrum, Kvadraturen, Sentrum Øst and Grünerløkka. Available in his shop for about $15-$22 apiece. (via behance)

 

 



Design

Maxime Ansiau: Skyscraper Plates

April 18, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Amsterdam-based artist Maxime Ansiau creates enormous conjoined dishes printed with the repetitive patterns of buildings.

 

 



Design

Spotless Table

April 8, 2011

Christopher Jobson

The Spotless Table is a fun new concept by Dutch designer Jenna Postma (previously). The surface of the side table is embedded with six ceramic coasters that can easily be removed for quick cleaning. The minimalist in me heartily approves.

 

 



Design

The Hungry Pig Bank

February 25, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Turning the idea of the traditional piggy bank upside down the Hungry Pig by Bassam Jabry is part of an art exhibition called Made for Sam, where design firm FARM invited 40 Singaporean creatives to redesign 8 everyday objects from tote bags to common stationery. The products are now available at the Singapore Art Museum and other design specialty shops around Singapore, including the wonderful FARM Online Store.