Twins Is a Tale of Two Clay Tables

Twins, by Millim Studio aka Chiara Pellicano and Edoardo Giammarioli, is the end story of two coffee tables that are similar yet different. The original thought behind the two clay pieces was to explore a quarry that’s been functioning since 1400, creating clay by hand with water. It’s about patience, and the wait, and time, and the earth. The quarry, located in Rufoli di Ogliara, Salerno, Italy, is run by the De Martino family who use the same techniques they always have – including medieval furnaces that cook with bundles of firewood. In Twins, two become like one, using Rufoli’s beautiful duo of clay and water.

Kelly Beall is senior editor at Design Milk. The Pittsburgh-based graphic designer and writer has had a deep love of art and design for as long as she can remember, and enjoys sharing her finds with others. When undistracted by great art and design, she can be found making a mess in the kitchen, consuming as much information as possible, or on the couch with her three pets. Find her @designcrush on social.