27 Aug '16, 2pm

Aug 27, Ceramic espresso cups from Arik de Vienne Design.

Aug 27, Ceramic espresso cups from Arik de Vienne Design.

When your espresso cup starts life as a ceramic tea cup. Recently my wife and I have been going to a local tea and spice store to buy loose teas and tea mixes. Perfect for iced tea on hot summer days. Anyway, it turns out that one of the guys who serves us the teas is also a ceramic artist. Advertisement: His name is Arik de Vienne and he has some of his work on display and for sale in the store. “Hmmm,” I said. “Truth be told, I’m a little more of a coffee and espresso guy. But I think your smaller tea cups would be great for espresso.” And that’s the really short-story version of how we left his store with two of his tea cups and hijacked them for use as espresso cups. I really like them. This is none of your clunky, chunky pottery stuff. These are light, delicate ceramic cups. Glazed on the inside and textured on the outside. Arik’s badass “I love the chemical compositi...

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