Porcelain Christmas Tree in Belgium by Mooz

Category: Design Published on 11 Dec, 2012 Tags: , , , ,
4-porcelain-christmas-tree-in-belgium-by-mooz

According to custom, every year at the beginning of December a traditional Christmas tree adorns Hasselt’s main square. But this year it looks a bit different. Belgian company Mooz in collaboration with local residents the city of Hasselt have made an impressive ‘Taste Tree’ out of old white plates and cups. White porcelain with a gold or blue design has also been incorporated. The Christmas tree is 9 metres high and 6 metres in diameter. The tree is made up of around 5 000 items of crockery.

Inge Vanluyd and Stefan Vanbergen of the creative agency Mooz said: ‘At home we all have odd plates and cups which just don’t go with anything and as a consequence never find their way out of the cupboard. We noticed that friends and family also had ‘spare’ plates hanging around the house. This was enough to get us thinking about a creative destination for these everyday objects. That’s how we ended up with a porcelain Christmas tree in the city of Hasselt (Belgium) ‘The Capital of Taste’. We decorated the tree with objects which would otherwise have remained invisible’.

Moleskine

Recommended:

Pechet Studio | 'Emptyful' Sculpture @ the Millennium Library Plaza
Table in Wonderland by FABRICA
Sorri Lounge Chair by Gonçalo Campos for WEWOOD
Elephant Rocking chair by Neuland for Kristalia
Deriva collection by Cristina Celestino
Quiet Motion installation by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for BMW i
Akihisa Hirata and Toyo Ito installation at Lexus Design Amazing 2013
No, Sweat! Workspace Workout Furniture by Darryl Agawin
Cradle chair by Benjamin Hubert for Moroso
Gerry Judah installation for Porsche at 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed
Pixy Hall kindergarten by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects
FLIP Alarm Clock by Adrian & Jeremy Wright for Lexon
Grillo Portable Barbecue by formAxiom
Vittel Refresh Cap reminds people to drink water
Pigeon Kick Scooter by Ignas Survilla
Zim & Zou Window Installation for Hermès, Barcelona
Alen 68 motor yacht by Foster + Partners
Land Lamps by Leonardo Fortino
Wooden Cloth - Extendable Table by Nathalie Dackelid
Hello Kitty T-shirt collection for men designed by Nendo for Sanrio

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


− 3 = six

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

 

Submit Your Work