kazunaga sakashita overflows water surface in crystal vase
kazunaga sakashita overflows water surface in crystal vase kazunaga sakashita overflows water surface in crystal vase
jan 09, 2014

kazunaga sakashita overflows water surface in crystal vase

kazunaga sakashita overflows water surface in crystal vase
all images courtesy of kazunaga sakashita




combining a crystal vase with overflowing water, kazunaga sakashita of japanese company critiba design+direction has created a piece that connects the plant to its source of life. the surface tension of the liquid expresses the vitality of the container’s function, to display and keep nature alive. the vase itself is made from shaving a piece of crystal into its delicate form, with a central 20mm hole that extends to 100mm in depth. this funnel acts as a visual mechanism, making the water appear shallow at the top of the vase, turning it into a textural element.



the crystal piece merges the vase, water and plant into one element



the top of a vase is covered with water



ripples spread across the water



the water becomes another surface texture in the vase



a saucer is used to collect water which has overflowed



the crystal vase by kazunaga sakashita without water



the delicate piece is very transparent



the vase has a funneled out hole in the middle for the plant



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  • amazing! how do I buy one?

    brett price says:
  • great effect.

    anna says:
  • “Less is more. More is less.”
    To those who do not know who said this >>>>>>>> go do some homework
    and report back here !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 🙂

    Paedra says:
  • Phaedra, who the hell do you think you are to quote me wrong?

    mies van der rohe says:

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