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Diameter: 8.0cm / 3.1"
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
Material: Eggshell (calcium carbonate), Gypsum (calcium sulfate), Silicon
Short: 8.3cm x 8.0cm x 8.0cm
Medium: 10.0cm x 6.0cm x 6.0cm
Tall: 12.5cm x 5.5cm x 5.5cm
Eggshells protect the content of eggs and possess a kind of fragility that it can be broken even by a small life force. We may be able to create a container of entirely new values by applying these features to other form of products. We focused on the material, texture and cracks of the shell in this experiment. This time we rebuilt the shell to the shape of a vase and produced some flower vases that bear the functionality by breaking.
*Please note that you can not choose shape of cracks.
*It is a work reproducing the same strength (fragility) as eggshell. Please handle with care.
*Please enjoy it as a flower vase for dry flower because it is weak for water.
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Naoki Ogishita and Koishiro Oishi graduated from the Design Department of Kanazawa College of Art and formed a design unit in 2014. Specializing in product design, the unit also takes on the design direction of projects including packaging and graphic design. Searching for a comfortable style of living, they pursue discovery of the essential qualities new perspectives using profound observations not bounded by existing framework.
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