ice carafe by rostislav materka ice carafe by rostislav materka
feb 03, 2010

ice carafe by rostislav materka

‘ice carafe’

the ‘ice carafe’ was designed by rostislav materka and produced by marienberg located in north bohemia, czech republic. marienberg is the german name of a small village and hill (marianska hora) in the jizera mountains, an area with a long tradition of glass manufacturing (since the 16th century). all of marienberg’s products are hand-made in the czech republic and all of the collaborating designers are also masters in glass making. this combination guarantees the right balance of art, craft and ‘genuine czech design’. the young designer rostislav materka has done collaborations for a few years now and has shown his most recent work ‘ice carafe’ at the czech selection/10 at paris maison et objet 2010.

ice carafe image © designboom

rostislav materka image © designboom

rostislav materka image © designboom

ice carafe image © designboom

image © designboom

the simple idea of this ice carafe is that ice keeps floating on top of the liquid and will not pass through the very thin spout

  • LOOKS LIKE A BIG TEST TUBE WITH TWO TAILS. ONE LONG AND ONE CHOPPED
    WHERE IS IT INSPIRED FROM??

    AJAY SEKAR says:
  • love it. I want one how much ? …..

    Chris says:
  • cool and great craftmenship too!

    EP says:
  • Distribution in the Czech Republic: futurista.cz
    Distribution in Italy: whomade.it
    For other countries pls contact us: marienberg.cz

    marienberg says:
  • It is pure functionalism. The spout shape is very traditional for mouth blown glass.

    Rostislav Materka says:
  • I love it….its simle and clear….

    Iva says:
  • I love it….its simple and clear….

    Iva says:

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