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Birchbark&Braille project / More than cup

Braille cup provides tangible communication between blind people and between blind people and sited people. BirchBraille consist of ceramic mug, birch bark wrapper and Braille writer set. Exploiting the set user could impress any message on the surface of the birch bark and then wrap it on the mug within the lock. For the production of the birch bark part, the waste from the birch timber manufacturing in Novgorod region is taken. The project was created in order to save valuable material, create new jobs in rural Russia and celebrate inclusive design.

Client / Manufacturer

ICRT Russia and CIS

ICRT Russia and CIS
Moscow, Russia

Design

Tambov ceramics

Tambov ceramics
Kotovsk, Russia