Spongeware: Teapot

Spongeware: Teapot

Spongeware is best expressed as an accumulation of unlikely contrasts. Flat cleaning sponges are sewn together to make soft textured moulds for porcelain slip. Dirty sponges are transformed into a clean contemporary line for a utilitarian tea service. A porous material is transformed into a functional vessel.

Ironically, the everlastingness of the pure white porcelain immortalises the cellulous sponges that are 100% biodegradable.


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