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the intelligent hand

jan 16, 2010
knoop by iñigo cañedo from mexico

designer's own words:


Knoop is made from plastic buttons carefully glued together over a hemispheric mold to form a bowl. The translucency of the plastic causes beautiful light projections over the surface the bowl is, extending the personality of the bowl to its surroundings. Because of the nature of the materials needed to make the bowl (buttons mainly), a meticulous hand process is needed too construct one of them.




  • I’m curious on to what type of glue was used.

    Marie McGee says:
  • These are beautiful bowls. What kind of glue is being used? Are they washable too? Thanks for your response.

    Karen Cable says:
  • what type of glue and are they hard when dried or soft and flexible? can kids make them with adult help?

    Nat Van Rythoven says:
  • Could you please send instruction and type of glue used please

    Leisa says:
  • What type of glue is used for the bowl?

    Judy Villard says:
  • The bowls look amazing. Could you please let me know the kind of glue that needs to be used for this.

    Aruna says:
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