Picollo 'Speckled Egg' Keep Cup 120mL | Hayden Youlley Design
Picollo 'Speckled Egg' Keep Cup 120mL | Hayden Youlley Design
Picollo 'Speckled Egg' Keep Cup 120mL | Hayden Youlley Design
Picollo 'Speckled Egg' Keep Cup 120mL | Hayden Youlley Design
Picollo 'Speckled Egg' Keep Cup 120mL | Hayden Youlley Design
$29.00

Picollo 'Speckled Egg' Keep Cup 120mL | Hayden Youlley Design

DESCRIPTION

A seriously cute ceramic piccolo keep cup. The beautiful curve of the cup fits you palm perfectly and resembles a timeless egg shape. The Good Egg keep cup is hand made in white Imperial porcelain and hand painted.

Hand made in three different playful patterns:

  • Speckled - Paint Dot Pattern: in your choice of blue or rainbow
  • Cow Print - Black & White Pattern
  • Jelly Bean - Colourful Pattern

ATTRIBUTES

  • Dimensions: 60 mm x 60 mm
  • Volume: 120 ml or 4 oz
  • Material: Imperial translucent porcelain

PRODUCTION METHOD

  • All piccolo cups are hand made by Hayden in his Marrickville studio.
  • They are slip cast in Imperial porcelain clay. Slip is a form of clay that is liquid. Porcelain is a  very refined, slightly off-white, translucent clay.
  • They are cast to a specific thickness that is a balance between elegant and suitable for practical everyday use.
  • They are fired in a kiln to 1280℃.
  • They are glazed on the interior
  • All cups are made to order and there is a 2 week minimum lead time.

FUNCTIONALITY

  • The piccolo cup is 120 ml or 4 oz. This is perfect for anyone who enjoys a piccolo, espresso, macchiato or babyccino.
  • With a silicone lid each cup can be used as you favourite keep cup
  • Each piccolo cup is dishwasher and microwave safe.
  • They easily stack in all dishwashers.
  • The high firing temperature causes the exterior to be vitrified porcelain, making it extremely durable and giving it an extremely low water absorption rate of less than 0.5%
  • The glazing gives strength to each piece and allows for easy cleaning

STYLE/DESIGN

  • The cups have a minimal playful aesthetic and look great in almost all interior design styles.
  • They match a clean modern aesthetic very well.
  • The glazed interior sets a lovely contrasts to the matte exterior finish.
  • The clear glaze catches the eye with its beautiful high gloss and light reflective characteristic.

ECO CREDENTIALS

  • It takes 39 uses before it is as energy efficient to a paper cup.
  • Using a ceramic keep cup for a year instead of a disposable cup can see a
  • 36–47% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions
  • 64–85% reduction in water use
  • 91–92% reduction in landfill. 
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