What kind of words come up to your mind when we say “KINTO”? “Clean”, “Simple”, “Practical”, and maybe “Sharp”? Then this Artisan mug series will surprise you with its color and character.
The series is from the collaborative project of KINTO and Atelier tete, which produces hand-made porcelain in Hasami area in Nagasaki, where has 400 years of history in pottery. “Te” means “hand” in Japanese, and the brand holds this name because it is all about hand—it is hand-made, to create the products so charming that you want to hold it with your hand at the shop, then it will bring you a pleasurable experience every time you use it, and it leads you to think of the precious hand-made process with a craftsmanship.
You will find it amusing when you take a sip out of this mug, as you may see your favorite moments in life—sitting in a warm room, watching rain drops tapping onto your window, or looking up a clear summer sky over an endless sunflower field…it will give you a pause. Seize the gentle moment this mug adds to your coffee break, and have a deep breath—it is worth it.
While this charming mug being pleasurable to see, it still fulfills your practical needs for a mug being in a right size which holds 280 ml and weighs less than 300 g, stable in balance with a wide, easy-to-hold handle.
Let your everyday journey holds your favorite moments and full of wonder with this KINTO Artisan mug by Atelier tete.
Dishwasher/ Microwave safe
Size: W9cm (12cm including handles) x H7.5 cm
I love the simplicity of this mug. I love the organic look and feel of it as well. It's surprisingly very lightweight with a comfortable handle. It makes the ritual of drinking coffee more enjoyable. Simple is best.