The Skase Teacup Set from Steve Watson

June 8, 2011

The Skase Teacup Set from Steve Watson

Steve Watson, an industrial designer in the UK, created the post-modern Skase teacup set based on the idea of symbiosis: "a close, prolonged association between two or more different organisms of different species that may, but does not necessarily, benefit each member." Each piece can exist alone, but the cup cannot fulfill its purpose and the base stands empty, hence the happy relationship of lovely design.

design, skase, stevewatson

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Jessica Patterson

Jessica Patterson

Hi, I'm Jessica. I'm a Designer and Writer at Drawbackwards and write for the Design Blog at I enjoy vintage things, letterpress, publication design, and long walks around the Cesar Chavez Park pond. You can follow me on twitter at @jessdoodled for lots of fun randomness.

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