3 Horned Trivet
Handmade in Nepal
The Three Horned Trivet was designed by Steve and Sari Visser while designers in residence in Nepal. It was inspired by a wooden trivet from Finland. The Spiral shaped sections are reminiscent of ancient Etruscan motifs as well as having a horn similar to the horn of the white rhino in Southern Nepal. The new design is made of hand formed felt, produced by the Association of Craft Producers in Nepal. This organization provides; training, opportunities, quality control, marketing and distribution for craft producers in Nepal.
The Three Horned Trivet is made to be used either interlocked for use under a single pan, or can be separated and used individually for up to three pans, or grouped together for a larger or longer serving dish. The wool is felted together permanently and can be washed with water if it becomes soiled. Contact ACP in Nepal for distribution rights in your country.
GIWA is a decorative box with a lid. Its form is referential to historical Korean architecture. Specifically it embodies the essence of architecture of the nobility. While it is referential it is not an exact copy of a specific building. Instead it captures the spirit and beauty of traditional architecture from Korea. This is accomplished in both overall form and construction technique. The construction of the box relies on integral joints for assembly. These joints refer to traditional wooden joinery, however they are made of rubber and therefore the piece can be sold packaged flat and the tourist can simply assemble the joints once they return home.