This multifunctional and portable picnic set includes a purple clay cup and a bamboo plate. Each plate is paired with an indented cup holder that allows for steady, easy eating while you are sitting outdoors. The cup holder doubles as a small saucer for condiments and dipping sauces. Purple clay (also known as the famous Yixing Zisha clay) teasets are prized because their unglazed surfaces absorb traces of the beverage, creating a more complex flavor. Designed by JIA and Gearlab.
JIA in Chinese means home. JIA invites international designers with various cultural backgrounds to reinterpret Chinese object culture and traditional craftsmanship to create new directions in homeware.