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H2O Bilbao: A Water Pitcher Designed for Charity

Bosa partnered with designer Patricia Urquiola to design a water pitcher for a charity project. H2O Bilbao is a reinterpreted ceramic Kaiku, a traditional, iconic container from the Basque culture made of wood that was used for milk and to warm up liquids.

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The slanted pitcher is used in Bilbao restaurants to serve tap water from the local aqueduct, which is said to hold the best water in Spain, for 1€. They’re also sold in the Basque restaurants and Bosa stores with proceeds going to Oxfam Intermon to help construct wells in Ethiopia.

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H20 Bilboa will be available around the world in a matte copper finish on the outside and white satin glaze on the inside.

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Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.