Porcelain Magnet | Wifi
The Wifi magnet is inspired by the work of Australian physicist and engineer John O'Sullivan and his research team who paved the way for Wi-Fi development. In an attempt to find radio waves emitted by 'small black holes'- as theorised by Stephen Hawking - O'Sullivan and his team consequently developed technologies that underpin today's Wi-Fi systems. Today Wi-Fi is ubiquitous and used in a myriad of devices globally - this invention is a story that Australians can be proud of.
Skimming Stones was established by Tony and Yen in 2012 with a focus on cross-cultural creativity - traditional Japanese ceramics meet re-interpreted Australian Iconography. The design duo make homewares and accessories for the modern world - dedicated to creating design-led products that are unique, meaningful and with timelessness. Drawing on 400 years of traditional Japanese porcelain, their unique homewares are designed in Melbourne and crafted in Arita, Japan. Arita is known as the home of Imari porcelain, internationally the most famous type of Japanese pottery. The distinctive Japanese Arita porcelain is renowned for its superb quality and the tradition of porcelain making dating back to 1616.
Size: 4cm diameter
Materials: Arita porcelain with a traditional blue and white cobalt oxide underglaze
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