ISSUE 62  |  Japonesque

Stockholm Meets Kyoto: The Ceremony Set

March 07, 2013 12:30 PM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

Swedish architecture and design studio Claesson Koivisto Rune has partnered with Toronto-based Mjölk to create the Ceremony Set, a Scandinavian nod to the Japanese tea ceremony.

In this Scandinavian version, the act of drinking coffee is the ritual focus, with a porcelain milk pitcher and maple lid that doubles as a dish, set on reversible hard maple trays in pure brass, copper, and blackened steel. Conceived in Stockholm, inspired by Japan, and made in Canada, it makes for a perfect marriage of form and function. For pricing details and availability, contact Mjölk directly.

Above: The reversible Canadian hard maple trays shown in pure brass, blackened steel, and copper.

Above: The reverse side of the board is made from Canadian hard maple made by Scott Eunson, and Adrian Kuzyk. Ceramist, Alissa Coe created the white porcelain pitcher.

Above: The blackened steel tray with wooden pitcher lid that doubles as a sugar bowl.

See more of our features on Mjölk, and if you are curious to learn more from owners Jon and Juli, check out their Perfect Day in Toronto.

We've also profiled many of projects from Claesson Koivisto Rune, also worth persuing.