You won't believe this tea set is made from paper

paper tea set

The intricate folds make this paper tea set incredibly impressive

Crafting exciting new products for everyday use needs plenty of creativity and a unique approach. Bringing a breath of fresh air into the crockery market is Hungarian based designer Edina Andrási (opens in new tab) who has used her love of paper art (opens in new tab) to produce a paper tea set.

"In my experience I have found the most success in discovering unexpected forms, which evolve from the characteristics of the material. In the case of my form making, I reach this result by folding paper forms," Andrási explains.

If you'd like to actually drink tea from the set then you'll be pleased to know that... crafts the final objects in porcelain. "After I have the required shape, I cast the paper forms and make the plaster moulds. The final objects are made from porcelain fired at 1300 degrees C," she concludes.

paper tea set

paper tea set

paper tea set

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Sammy Maine was a founding member of the Creative Bloq team way back in the early 2010s, working as a Commissioning Editor. Her interests cover graphic design in music and film, illustration and animation. Since departing, Sammy has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Independent & Metro, and currently co-edits the quarterly music journal Gold Flake Paint.