Gallery: Gorgeous Ceramic and Wood Cup Designs by Jorge Diego Etienne K...

 
Here at Inhabitat we love the work of former contributer Jorge Diego Etienne, the designer behind this beautifully simple mug that reflects natural heating and cooling systems.

Here at Inhabitat we love the work of contributor Jorge Diego Etienne — the designer behind this beautifully simple mug that harnesses natural heating and cooling properties. Working with Casa Bosques and Savvy StudioEtienne produced the Second Object design by taking inspiration from Japanese lacquered cups. The cup is a two-part piece consisting of a minimal hassle-free ceramic container that can hold hot liquid, and an encasing wooden vessel that disperses the heat.

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  1. r n January 29, 2013 at 1:28 am

    Rounded bottom on the ceramic cup – it cannot stand alone – cannot be used standalone.

    Also, if it had straight sides, it would keep the temperature even better. Right now it has too wide opening compared to it’s volume.

    Apart from these points, I think it really is beautiful.

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