We're loving the Indigo Chrome Bottle Vase (which, with cork included can also work as a bottle.) Combining speckled clay, ombré striping, and a metallic chrome glaze—every detail is all done by hand from Object + Totem's Philadelphia studio.
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Known for creating pieces that blur the line between functional design and art, designers Andi Kovel and Justin Parker's Slump Vases for Esque are colorful, memorable, and just plain fun to use. The vases come in 12" ($348), 14" ($598), and 18" ($898) sizes, and a range of colors including blue, fuschia, and orange (we are partial to the orange—imagine it holding blooms of varying shades of orange and yellow, or, for contrast, filled with emerald green foliage like salal). Made to order, by hand, in Portland, Oregon.
Portland, Oregon's Esque studio uses recycled glass to make this water drop–shaped jug. And their committment to green design extends even further—the forms are processed in an electric furnace powered by wind energy.
Since its founding in the 19th century the Werkstätte Auböck has produced superior metalwork in the 7th district of Vienna. Today the workshop is run by Carl Auböck IV, and it still produces the legendary objects designed by Carl Auböck II.