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Contemporary Double-Walled Drinkwear

The 'Li-wai' Series Puts a Modern Twist on Chinese Ceramics

— September 6, 2017 — Art & Design
The Li-wai series puts a contemporary twist on traditional Chinese vases with the use of a double-walled construction, which adds dimensions of elegance and depth.

Appearing as a glass within a glass, the double-walled vases provide a unique, drinkwear experience. When filled, the liquid takes the form of the internal wall, creating the impression that the liquid is levitating above the glass. These vessels are available in a variety of different shapes, providing the perfect means of displaying anything from alcohol to ice cream.

The contemporary vases offer an interesting optical illusion that's both unique and visually stimulating. As an added benefit, the double-walled design is ideal for both hot and cold beverages, as the surrounding wall separates the user's hands from the beverage's temperature.

Photo Credits: designboom, designdirectory
Trend Themes
1. Double-walled Construction - The use of double-walled construction in drinkware provides a unique and visually stimulating experience, creating an opportunity for innovative design and functionality.
2. Optical Illusion Vessels - The optical illusion created by the Li-wai series offers a captivating and memorable experience, opening up possibilities for creativity in product design and marketing.
3. Hot and Cold Adaptability - The double-walled design of Li-wai drinkware allows for the enjoyment of both hot and cold beverages, presenting opportunities for innovation in temperature-regulating technologies and products.
Industry Implications
1. Home Decor - The contemporary twist on Chinese ceramics in the Li-wai series presents an opportunity for disruption in the home decor industry with unique and modern drinkware designs.
2. Hospitality - The visually stimulating and versatile nature of the Li-wai drinkware series creates opportunities for disruptive innovation in the hospitality industry, offering a memorable and engaging drinking experience for guests.
3. Food and Beverage - The double-walled construction and optical illusion of Li-wai drinkware provide opportunities for disruptive innovation in the food and beverage industry with visually appealing and functional vessels for serving drinks and desserts.
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