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shinobu koizumi's useful snow-like objects won't melt away
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aug 19, 2013
shinobu koizumi's useful snow-like objects won't melt away


shinobu koizumi’s useful snow-like objects won’t melt away
all images courtesy of shinobu koizumi

 

 

 

wanting to preserve the beauty of snow and the fun times playing with it during the winter, japanese designer shinobu koizumi has developed the collection ‘winter memories’. the works are useful daily pieces that appear to be constructed from snow, but are actually made from joined salt crystals fixed with epoxy resin. holding on to the fun winter past time of collecting the white fluffy material and joining it to form a structure, the snow-like paper weight, storage table and snowman vase won’t be disappearing when the winter months end.

 

 

 


the snowman vase is constructed from salt crystals fixed with epoxy resin

 

 


the object can hold a flower or pen, which look like arms and detachable test tubes makes it easy to renew the water

 

 


surface of the desktop snowman with its snow-like appearance

 

 


the snowball paper-weight is also made from salts fixed by epoxy resin and has a metal weight built in

 

 


snowball weight

 

 


the snowball can be used as a paperweight, it won’t melt away and it’s not wet

 

 


snow covered table

 

 


the snow on the table acts as a cover for storage

 

 


inside of the cover showing the space to contain objects

 

 


surface of the thick snow made of salts fixed by epoxy resin

 

 


an experiment for the project, a mitten sprinkled with sugar

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

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