Form & Origin 日本 collection shows different types of vessels. Divided in two categories, a series of jars adapting Haji ware forms (3th century), and a set of containers inspired by the Natsume traditional tea caddy, used in the Chado <Tea Ceremony>.
The first ceramics ever made, where those to contain water and preserve food. Inspired by those original forms and function these pieces where conceived.
This work is a collaboration with potters from Tokoname, Kyoto and Fukuoka, each of them with a different intervention. A mix of materials and techniques is used for manufacturing this objects.
All products are handmade in Japan, and are a limited edition.
FORM & ORIGIN
Kyoto Institute of Technology 2014