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KOP / minimalistic system for tea ceremony

KOP
KOP

KOP is a minimalistic system to bring the tea ceremony to modern society.

The cup itself has a small lip in the inside to prevent tea leaves sliding into the mouth.
The hemispherical shape of the cup gives the natural cork base space to store tea leaves. The base also serves as a trident and heat protection and makes KOP stackable for easy storage.

For further infusions, the cork is impregnated with linseed oil, so the user can put back the used leaves into the base.

The tea-ceremony with KOP stands for a healthy lifestyle and brings a sensual experience to people, who wants to enjoy some minutes of peace and calmness.

University

HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd

HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

Tobias Leonhardt,
HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd