Summer Cold Drink Set
Enamel, Indigo Dye
For Client: 21 CAKE
This project is a commission, to design a summer promotion gift for 21 CAKE customers.
Keen on the handcraft feature on each product, the client will usually cooperate with craftsmen or small workshops to produce in small amount. This summer promotion is together with a launching of summer cold drinks product line.
Indigo dye is one of the most ancient fabric dying techniques in ancient China. The blue color is extracted totally from plants. Differnt shibori dying techniques were tested in the process to maximize the hand making consistancy and also, simple and modern aethestics. The final product is a result of simply folding and dipping process.
The cold drink tumbler is made out of enameled steel, using the immersive glazing techinique, which extremely relies on the hand making process by dipping the tumbler in the blue glaze, just like dipping cottom fabirc into the dye.