Thursday, June 07, 2007
One Cup, or Two?
Norwegian ceramist Ingvild Brady had a novel idea for her equally-novel designs: market her curious cups to the cafés of Oslo. It worked. They're found all over city.
The triumvirate - the artist's espresso, cappuccino and latte cups:
The mold-made designs range from smooth, footed espresso cups, to cappuccino and latte cups textured by a peculiar rose pattern... an element made even stranger on the taller latte cup by dollops of red glaze. There's something rather creepy about their nubbly nature, but they're disarmingly cute en masse and in use.
Brady's cups, lined up at Café Bacchus and in service at Café Rust: