Ikebana

Japanese flower vessel 

Ceramic flower vessel designed with curvature and straight lines creating a dynamic language within the piece.  

Ikebana with feet

Ikebana without feet

Research

Exploring what an ikebana can look like through ideations and shape studies.

Ideation

Sketches of final ikebana design.

Using chipboard to create a physical model to act as a visual guide for measurements of ikebana. 

Implementation

Rolling out clay slabs to create the walls of the ikebana.

Using a fork to score the clay and add slip to bind the two pieces of clay together.

Smoothing out the surfaces of the ikebana with a moist sponge.