Saturday, 5 June 2010

Stretcher Cups

slip casted glazed semi porcelain } large ø 9.5 , h 10 cm |small ø 9.5 , h 7 cm | 2010

Tea time, or afternoon tea is practiced in various countries by people from various background. There is a variety of tea set used, from complete tea sets for formal occasions that are commonly used by the upper class society to single large mugs for the office workers, used to save time and space.
This teacup design captures the necessity of the tea drinking habit from both worlds. It literally and also symbolically stretches a luxurious teacup into the size of a large mug, combining both worlds, hinting the combination of basic needs and small luxuries that are contained in tea breaks.