pepper and salt shakers by nendo

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pepper and salt shakers

pepper and salt shakers by nendo

The object consists of a round glass container filled with pepper that sits on top of a base made from the same material. When used, the dried peppercorns/salt are poured out of the container to the top of the base. The bottom of the container is then used as a “pestle” and its base is used as the “mortar” in order to ground the pepper/salt manually. The container, with its slightly indented central section, is easy to grip, and has a bottom that is thicker than the rest of the body, improving its strength. The object is transparent, a key element of Nendo’s work. He wants you to look at your pepper/salt like raindrops through a frosted window.

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