Melting Flower Vases By Tanner Bowman

Designer Tanner Bowman creates eyecatching flower pots that look as if they’re melting. Made of thermoplastic polymer, a material that acts like hot glue, he manages to achieve unique handmade pieces that come in various colors. On the inspiration behind it, the designer says: “My inspiration for this project comes from my frustrations with 3D printing in its process and materiality. The shift toward digital and automated manufacturing makes much of the craftsman’s labor become invisible and unappreciated; the objects and maker lose their spirit. I personally think that the most valuable objects are ones in which a person can witness the labor and emotion that an artist put into them.”

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