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Designer Joana Meroz reclaims cracked china transforms it into beautiful work once again. She writes:

I celebrate their imperfections by glazing each crack in gold luster, and further transform it by turning the golden crack into a flower, placing the transfer of a blossom on one end, and a transfer of roots on the other. Other chips are also gold lustered and become the button of flowers, or bulbs – the decoration which I apply depends entirely on the shape and positioning of the chip.

Joana Meroz’s “Crackery Tableware” from her series “The Ornamented Life” – [via] Link.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).