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  Stacking Mugs

PRODUCT DESIGN - Wall to Table series


Stacking Mugs Design Inspired by " The Scholar's Playthings", De Chirico, 1917.


The Metaphysical art was a movement of dreamlike paintings with sharp contrast of light, distorted perspective, and objects in haunting, compressed spaces.This exercise interprets the style as a set of stacking mugs inspired by the surreal objects from this painting by De Chirico, including anatomical charts, drafting tools and mathematical instruments. 

De Chirico Stacking Mugs
De Chirico Stacking Mugs Sketch

Painting image courtesy of Minneapolis Institute of Art 

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