Horticupture

Australian Garden 

A collaborative project where my partner and I designed a cup, packaging, and sleeve inspired from the plants in the Australian Garden at the Huntington Library located in Pasadena, California.

Research

Visiting the Australian Garden at the Huntington Library to take note of key elements that best represent the environment of the Garden.  

Ideation

Sketching side view and top views of what a cup can look like.

Using styrofoam and oiled clay to make model of cup for 3 part plaster mold. 

Ideation

Exploring what a cup can look like through profile and top sketches.

Using styrofoam and oiled clay to make cup for 3 part plaster mold. 

Implementation

Building a 3 part plaster mold.

Pouring slip into the mold to create cups.

Refinement

Sanding bone dry cups.

Testing out different types of glazes.