The project

Because of the performance that this piece suggests, it never looks lost when it lies unused. For it even performs as it waits to carry out its function: pouring.
To use it you turn it upside down so that the big opening points upwards and fill it with water. When full, the Jug balances on the table; when empty, you can turn it upside down again to cover the cup.


This organic water jug owes its elephant-like shape to the stable way in which users pour water from it: with a supportive and guiding hand below the jug’s belly. Aesthetics with a highly idiosyncratic character, matching Bakkers existing family of table objects.

— In fact, he is not a designer but an imparter of meaning, someone who reconsiders an object’s function and ultimately strengthens it. (Source: C.R. Dutch Design Yearbook, 2011)

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