espresso cup by studio sediment - a product's worth

do you know the value of what you buy?

the value of a product is so much more than just the price tag. we believe that the true worth of a product is all the hard work, dedication and love that goes into it. this is why we want to take you on a journey to learn more about everything that goes into a handmade product. 

in the following illustration you will discover the most important work steps of the "espresso cup" by studio sediment. 

espresso cup production process 

key facts about the product:

  • people involved in the production: 1 person
  • production time: 20 minutes active production time but 9 - 12 days of total production time for a batch of 30 pieces

highlights of the production:

  • the immaculate connection of the cup handle and the cup. it looks simple but in reality this is a very intricate piece of work, as it is very hard to bring two ceramic pieces of different colors together in such a clean eye. it takes a lot of experience and skill to make this minimalistic piece so beautiful. 

did you know?

  • did you know that ceramic pieces, produced with the technique that studio sediment uses, need to go into the furnace twice? the first run is for firming the product and the second run is for firming the glaze.

words from the founder:

I wish for consumers to empathize more with the craft behind a product. Think of all the technique, skill, work and time for learning these skills goes into a single product. 

 

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