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BON POT (TEXT)

material:
terracotta, copper
size:
dia.275*70(mm)
web:
izawa-seito.com
client:
izawa seito co.,ltd.
content:
concept making, product design, art direction, web direction
green:
hina sawamura (tsumugi)
photo:
yoshikazu shiraki
year:
2020
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IZAWA SEITO
The company 'Izawa Seito' creates unglazed pots in Hekinan City, Aichi Prefecture. Unglazed pots have superior air permeability and moisture control. These “breathing pots” are particularly required by indoor plants separated from their natural environment. We have attempted to make an appropriately shaped pot suited to modern living environments.

BON POT
Our shallow-bowl style “BON POT” is a novel addition to the “MARCO POT,” which is a clay pot made from a combination of unglazed material and copper. We realized a simple and bold pot design. The pot is also suitable for group planting. The excellent breathability and moisture control of the clay pot facilitates respiration, while the copper dish with antimicrobial action prevents bacterial growth and water corrosion.

About the Clay / MIKAWA Blend
The clay is specially blended with white clay from Seto and recycled roof tiles from the region of Mikawa. Its hint of color—a blush of cherry blossom pink—comes from the material itself rather than additional pigments or glaze. When baked slowly at a low temperature of 800 ℃, the porous yet strong pot could realize great drainage, making it ideal for delicate plants prone to root rot.

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