Serpent dish / Bernard Palissy

Mid-16th century naturalistic earthenware with allegoric decoration of a coiled snake lurking in aquatic plants, by French Renaissance potter Bernard Palissy.

The Parisian Palissy workshop, excelled at casting from life leaves, shells and small animals such as snakes, lizards or insects, to create reliefs for his innovative rustic ware.

Found at V&A’s ceramic collection.

Three more B. Palissy earthenware from the same era

FORMcard / Peter Marigold

FORMcard is a very handy pocket sized card of strong, meltable bio-plastic that you can use again and again to make, fix or modify instantly everyday problems. Simply drop it in a cup of hot water..

Created by London based designer Peter Marigold 

Yukinori Dehara

Hand painted -paper clay or vinyl- sculptures by Japanese character illustrator and artist Yukinori Dehara

gallery images courtesy of Giantrobot

Moment / Beller

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Moment, a candlestick with extinguisher by Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland.

Photos by Sjur Pollen

Doll head cups / ENDEceramics

Natalia Gruszecka- ENDEceramics

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Handmade porcelain Doll Head mugs by Polish pottery studio ENDEceramics, founded by designers Natalia Gruszecka and Jakub Kwarciński. Available also in small size with saucer, you may buy on Etsy here.

Via Fondazza / Paolo Dell’Elce

Paolo Dell Elce - Via Fondazza

Series of vases in mirror polished spun brass by Milan-based industrial designer Paolo Dell’Elce, for Swedish company Skultuna.

Futagami

FUTAGAMI lamp 3

FUTAGAMI Cutlery knife

FUTAGAMI Towel hanger

Various objects and lights from Futagami, a Japanese brass foundry founded in 1897, all created in collaboration with designer Masanori Oji

Flora Grubb vertical gardens

Woolly Pocket Flora Grubb Gardens 1

DIY vertical gardens by Flora Grubb. Above is the Woolly Pocket with plans like philodendrons, begonia, ferns, and wire vine and following the Thigmotrope Satellite, a screw-in metal holder for tillandsias (air plants)

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Thigmotrope Satellite  Flora Grubb Gardens 2

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