Digital texture cup - Porcelain, 2004

A plain industrially produced plastic cup altered through a series of established craft practices, an experimental process of distortion and modern CAD/CAM techniques. The intention is to embed new value and interest in the resulting porcelain cup that contrasts with that of the original object.

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Created form by distorting slip cast copies of original cup.

 

Generated texture using 3D scanner.

 

Prepared resulting model in 3ds max.

 

Made positive mould by CNC milling, then assembled and finished by hand.

 

Produced slip cast moulds and cast final cups by hand.