Unkai is Japanese term referring to "sea of clouds", just like the view of clouds from the window of a plane high above the cloud cover,. In mountainous Japan, the unique geographic and weather conditions allow this natural phenomenon to occur on land! It is a breathtaking sight that resembles something from a dream.
Unkai tableware range by Talk is inspired by the sea of clouds. The liquid motifs created by the melted enamel evoke a sea of clouds (Unkai) appearing at daybreak in the mountains.The full, round shapes fit naturally to the embrace of your hand.The height of the stems creates the illusion of a sea of clouds. floating above your table, taking you to an dreamy landscape of Unkai.
Mug design options:
Size W107 — D83 — H110mm
Made in Tajimi, Gifu, Japan
TALK specialises in fine porcelain china that adds a modern sophistication to living spaces. The designs of Talk reflect traditional Japanese art, where for hundreds of years simplicity and subtlety have been valued. Balancing function and design from both the East and the West, the collection is inspired by the art of Japanese calligraphy and also takes elements from European art.
The Ginkgo Leaf name originates from the beauty and uniqueness of the Ginkgo Biloba tree and its delicate, uniquely shaped leaves. The products selected are guided by the Japanese conceptual term yo-no-bi (‘beauty through use’) and the primary focus is on well-crafted, well-designed contemporary Japanese household items such as ceramics, porcelain, glassware, woodcrafts, ironware, bath and bed textiles or unique pieces that will bring delight to users.