Coffee Cup, Ocean - Taísa Helena
Coffee cup created by Taísa Helena. The body of the cup is built by a Clay 3D printer and the handle, casted from a plaster mould, is placed by a human hand. The handle colours vary.
Size: diameter 8,5 cm, height 8 cmTo
be in Aalto University is to experience both the enlargement and
overlapping of one's personal space. The international tone of the
university is embedded with the flavors of Finnish culture, where
silence is both the bridge and the space between two people. Crossing
this soundless field is an attempt to create a connection. To start a
dialogue, disrupting the stillness of silence is necessary.
is a set of liquid serving and sharing containers that were created by
translating these concepts into the production process. The body is
built by a Clay 3D printer, extruded on the machine's own pace and will.
As it gains height and form, the pleasantly steady wall is invaded in a
single spot, creating a disturbance that resonates through the rest of
its printing process. The intrusive handle, casted from plaster molds
and placed by a human hand, carries the hesitatingly attempt to start a
dialogue. One between two very different processes and stories, as
different as two people encountered in the halls of this University may
be. This venture is now transported into a set of mugs that invite, both
by form and function, humans willing to break the stillness of silence
and make a connection over a cup of coffee.