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This landscape in a cup is drawn with the variation in thickness of its walls.

Details: Designed by Jin-woog Koo of the Nothing Design Group and Bo-hyung Kim of Bo&Bong Ceramic Art Studio, the landscape illustration on the Lighting Cup is derived from Soomook-sansuhwa, a traditional Korean landscape painting. Reinterpreted as illuminated ceramic art, the landscape is “drawn” with the variation in thickness of the cup walls.

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Says the designer, “the cup illustrates the classic Oriental landscape painting (Soomook-sansuwha), reproducing shading characteristic of the traditional ink stick and delineating traces of mountains.”

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“The Lighting Cup is designed for everyday use. It is useable as a teacup and as a delicate lighting cover for the provided LED saucer. When illuminated, moonlit landscape is illustrated gently on the cup.”

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“The Design of the Lighting Cup revisits the traditional Korean landscape painting in three-dimension which elegantly reflects meditative Asian sentiment with our ‘Affective Artwork’.”

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The Lighting Cup is useable as a teacup and turns into ornamental lighting when combined with the cover which has an embedded LED light. The light is turned on and off with with a touch interface and is powered by a rechargeable battery that supports a Micro-USB connection.

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Source: Via MOCO Submit.

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