PET Bottle Containers by Miriam Mitsuko Utsumi

When you were little, no doubt you made little terrariums out of cut soda bottles, or maybe even used a sliced bottle as a bird feeder. But these new designs using woven strips of the familiar green and white PET leave all our kindergarten designs in the dust. Brazilian designer Miriam Mitsuko Utsumi takes this novel material as her medium and with it creates translucent jewels that are wonderfully functional.Everything from floral arrangements to clothes hampers emerges from her hands. While her style lends itself to simple forms like these bags and pouches, she seems like an artist who would eagerly attack a challenging commission. If you would like to make such a request, or to purchase one of the designs here, her website makes contact information available. :: Miriam Mitsuko Utsumi Designs

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