Delft Blue porcelain.
For this project the challenge was to design a box with both a historic character and a link to modern times. The content also has to reflect this references. Therefore it contains cups made of traditional Delft Blue porcelain with a contemporary unique pattern of oxide blue pigment. This pigment is famous for the traditional Delft Blue chinaware ever came to the Netherlands with the Dutch East India Company. Typically Delft Blue pigment was traditionally painted on the ceramic. For this special project, VOC pigment worked through the porcelain by hand, every object has its own unique pattern.
The cups are thin, that makes them very suitable for tea or coffee. They may be washed.