Disposable chai cups

Research Blog | July 28, 2013

  Made all over India, single-use low-fired red clay cups are used by chai sellers in the street, then disposed, dissolved, returned. I’m looking into how to do something similar in Oregon. Not sure I can master off-the-hump throwing on the wheel at all, let alone one that’s manually operated by firing up a stick. Here’s…



Research Blog | July 26, 2013

I’m starting a new project based in Portland Oregon as part of a 3 year Research Fellowship at PNCA, in the Collaborative Design department. Here’re my new temporary digs:     I have a lot of reading and research lined up, thanks to my formal and informal mentors Peter Schoonmaker, Kimberlee Chambers, and David Johns as…