MyCup is a set of four slip-cast porcelain mugs all born from the same two plaster moulds and tied together with the same blue pattern, yet each has its own distinct physical shape and character. The mugs play on the irrational emotional attachments we each make to everyday objects, often subcontiously.
The work questions how mass-production techniques might be tweaked in order to subvert the homogeneous streams of objects they produce. If we can begin to create objects which are a more authentic reflection of their idiosyncratic human users, we might in turn design in emotional durability and avoid such fast paced, disposable patterns of consumption.
Materials: slip-cast porcelain, digitally printed ceramic transfer print