Craft vs Technology

Although purist designers may lament the advent of technology, the friendly chaps at London’s Vitamin studio are embracing it by combining traditional craft and cutting edge production techniques. These Element Vessels combine CNC and Rapid Prototyping mixed with traditional processes that include wood turning, glass blowing, metal turning and Glass cutting with materials that include silver, polished steel, marble, American black walnut and cork.  A limited edition of these stacked vessels were based on children’s stackable toys.

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Coffee fix

This pastel pretty “Sucabaruca” coffee set is designed by the now prolific Venetian designer Luca Nichetto in collaboration with Lera Moiseeva, for Canadian store and studio Mjölk Design. Hand-engraved, the cone-shaped body is based on Carmencia, a tv character created by Armando Testa in 1966 for tv show “Carosello”. Thetray is made from Canadian Maple wood.

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