water cups fountain by ariane prin
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dec 11, 2012
water cups fountain by ariane prin

‘water cups fountain’ by ariane prin


based in london and paris, designer ariane prin has developed a machine to produce dripped porcelain cups.
as four large porcelain vessels slowly shed a recipe based of clay over 16 plaster molds rotating underneath,
they create unique random patterns on the cups. influenced by the spontaneous gathering of citizens around
numerous city fountains and joyful interaction with water, the collection attempts to create the machines
which achieve the objects. the clay recipe elaborated for the vessels needs only one firing, reducing by half
the consumption of power usually used in ceramic production.



finalized production run



red color pays tribute to the tortures committed at the former prison










WCF in use



WCF in use



WCF in use



WCF in use



WCF in use



detailed droplets



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