shaping tradition

“My thesis is about traditional oral knowledge which has been accumulated by experience and transmitted by mouth to mouth. Specially focusing on the food preservation, it looks at the feasible way to bring the knowledge into everyday life.


graft/ qiyun

Graft is a series of disposable tableware made of bioplastic PLA revealing its sources materials – the plants.

reversed volumes

reversed volumes/ Mischer Traxler

Reversed volumes are bowls that are shaped by capturing the imprint of a fruit/vegetable.
The space between a vessel and a fruit/vegetable is filled with ceramics.


karoto/ monkey business

Jerusalem designer Avichai Tadmor created this scaled-up pencil sharpener for shaving curls of carrot onto salads.
Called Karoto (carrot in ancient Greek), the device for Israeli company Monkey Business can also be used on courgettes or cucumbers and comes in black or yellow.
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