L’utopie du tout li√®ge

The title of this project mimics a famous French book that documents plastic products of the space age.
The project¬†consists of¬† “utopian tableware items” in which a cork element is used on each piece,¬†always with a different ¬†function, be it thermic insulation, grip or drop-stopping.

The pictures document the prototypes I developed for MIRO architects who, having the idea of using cork for a set of tableware items,  asked me to develop the project.

I decided to pair cork with white ceramic and blue glass and then zoomed in on three different¬†moments of the day: ¬†there are three objects with breakfast in mind, three for aperitifs and appetizers and three for lunch and dinner (one is not shown yet for copyright reasons – it’s a wine glass).

pictures by Lucia Pola

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

breakfast: an espresso cup, a coffee plate and a creamer

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appetizers/aperitifs:  a container for breadsticks, one for pistachios and an ice bucket

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lunch and dinner: Oil and vinegar bottles, salt and pepper shakers

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L’utopie du tout liege exhibited at Miro Gallery

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