Handmade in Japan by the artisans of the Hasami porcelain brand Maruhiro, this tea cup and saucer set incorporates the Jordan Awan-designed logo of the beloved independent media company A24. Available in pale pink, fire engine red, mustard yellow and grey, the stackable items align well with A24’s roster of exceptional, yet often unexpected product collaborations.
These espresso cups with large, looping smiles make drinking coffee a touch more humorous. Sold in a set of four, they are hand-cast and hand-glazed in Brussels and are dishwasher safe. A yellow-tinged, graffiti-reminiscent smiley face embellishes each of these unique porcelain cups with character—and no two are exactly alike. Price is in Euros.
Italian coffee brand illy enlisted Ai Weiwei for a new collection of cappuccino and espresso cups, available in sets of two or four. The dripping design is a nod to the artist’s 2006 artwork, “Colored Vases”—a piece that consists of 51 ancient vessels painted in bright colors, a reference to the Chinese Cultural Revolution and covered up history.