Armenis, Romania·December 3 2023 - January 1 2024
Contemporary pottery and wildlife tracking, together at your table! A unique mug, made by local artisans and local trackers.SOLD OUT
FOR Design Studio is an ethical prototyping an design shop in Timișoara creating objects infused by purpoce, soul, longevity and ethical materials and the makers of the tea & espresso cups we have at the campus. Inspired by their strive to bring clay and innovation together and inspired by our everyday missions to capture wildlife tracks in plaster, we're prototyping a coffee mug embossed with the real tracks casts in actual size. We're making these first items just in time for Christmas. Your purchase of these prototype mugs and your feedback, once you use them is vital, for our bigger dream to bring contemporary pottery and wildlife tracking together at your table. We hope to grow this range to feature more wildlife including "stars" like bears, wolves and of course, bison! Through this venture we aim to bring together local trackers who are already recording wildlife tracks as proof of life, with designers and product that this wildlife's stories further into people's homes and day to day life. The vision for this collection is to pay tribute to the wildlife that surrounds us,
Maria și Andra have a small practice in Timișoara, FOR design studio, in Faber. They make things we need from natural materials and plenty of poetry.
The Art of Tracking may well be the origin of science. Our local and global team are part of this ancient guild and practice here, the Cybertracker international standard. After hundreds of thousands of years, traditional tracking skills may soon be lost. Yet tracking can be developed into a new science with far-reaching implications for indigenous communities, citizen science and nature conservation.
10% of the cost is fueling the local community restoration levy
with every piece you book, you will receive a 3D printed clay cup with a unique wildlife track
30% of what you pay is going into our Slow Down to Accelerate seed fund & a new local venture
please book your cup by December 17, to receive it in time for Christmas
shipping costs in Romania are included in the price
For EU shipping you will receive a quote from our team in 48 hours
We're playing around in the clay, to bring wildlife closer to you, in your home around your loved ones. The Art of Tracking and Pottery have met. We bring you, proof of life in a series of cups, plates, bowls 3 printed in Clay. ...