A Small Wood and Concrete Pot Called La Morena

Shift is aiming to reframe the idea of concrete into a modern, highly aesthetic, and friendly design component with its first concrete focused object, La Morena. They believe that there is much potential in concrete – that it’s a modern, expressive, and rich substance that has yet to be explored.


La Morena is a little pot that’s full of contrasts. The stony exterior of concrete is juxtaposed with the warmth and organic nature of laser-cut wood. The delicate nature of the wood is balanced by the sturdy, supporting base of concrete. The manufacturing process brings together old and new, with industrial craftsmanship and laser technology.







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