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Designer and educator Masahiro Minami has established a tradition of designing and creating a unique object to be presented to the students graduating from his design seminar. Last year he created this stunning wooden magnet. Commemorating his extensive work in ceramics during 2010, Minami-san has created Lindo, a cup that has been made from a very special translucent porcelain.

The piece is glazed on the inside but on the exterior the clay is left exposed. It’s shape allows it to be used for coffee, wine or even to be displayed upside down. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: those lucky students!