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Impressed by the truth that porcelain shrinks once you bake it, Eindhoven-based mostly designer Dave Hakkens determined to discover the fabric together with his Shrinking Jug challenge. What started as a jug made out of varied sorts of supplies reminiscent of pulp, foam, and plaster, ended with a set of 13 porcelain jugs and one fascinating course of to get there.
From the unique jug, he made a mould, crammed it with porcelain, and baked it. It shrank 14% within the course of. From this porcelain mannequin, he made one other mould, baked it, and watched it shrink once more. He continued the method, noticing that with every step, the jug slowly misplaced element.
The unique jug
The unique and the primary porcelain jug
The making of…