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Add a little surprise to any day

MARUHI Cup & Saucer presents a new way to enjoy a coffee break. When you lift the cup, you'll reveal a secret little spot to hide a cookie, a flower, or anything else you want. A perfect spot for a delightful surprise.

The items are simple, and do not impose limitations on how you use them. In the secret space between the cup and saucer, the user can hide that surprise they have put aside. Making everyone's everyday life just a little bit more special; that is the goal of MARUHI Cup & Saucer.



Secret spot 

What can be hidden in this secret space is completely up to you. Some small confectionaries or some sugar cubes – whatever you choose, it’ll make for a pleasant surprise. It’s a nice little spot where you can even hide a secret message or some seasonal flowers! It gives businesses like cafes and restaurants the opportunity to provide unique services. Or it can be used in creative little ways to surprise guests at parties.

 

 

 


Product specifications

With a simple and well-balanced design, even after years and you’ll still love using it. There are no toxic substances such as cadmium or lead in any of the materials we use. The inserted photo shows a prototype.

 

The cup holds five ounces.
The cup holds five ounces.

 

 

Rather than having a perfectly formed shape, each item is intentionally left with some warping and irregular textures. This means that each one is different from the next.

The underside of the saucer will have "first production run" engraved on it.
The underside of the saucer will have "first production run" engraved on it.

Choose from three colors: RAMUNE, CREAM and INDIGO. 

And add a new color. (Sep 30)

RAMUNE
RAMUNE

 

CREAM
CREAM

 

INDIGO
INDIGO

 

Black - Additional color
Black - Additional color

 

                                

 

Process gallery    

Idea sketch
Idea sketch

 

Paper prototype for size study
Paper prototype for size study

 

3D print study
3D print study

 

prototype
prototype

 

Form block for production prototype
Form block for production prototype

 

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Made by MARUASA Porcelain

Crafted in Japan, the MARUHI Cup & Saucer is made by MARUASA Porcelain in Tajimi, a city in Gifu Prefecture where some of the best porcelain in Japan is produced.

 

 

With a hundred years of history as a pottery maker specializing in cups and saucers, their technical expertise is second to none, allowing us to achieve the highest levels of quality, durability, and safety.



Reward packages

Choose your colors at the end of the campaign.You can choose a color per set for multiple set rewards.

 

About shipping

A separate shipping fee is required. Shipping fees will differ depending on the item's destination. As a rule, customs fees and import duties will be the responsibility of the backer.

As the levying of duties and the amount of duties levied are determined by the customs authorities of each jurisdiction, we are unable to provide exact information. For example, in the United States, the amount of this separate payment can be anywhere from 0% to 28%. Please be aware in advance. Regarding tariff rates, please check with the relevant agencies, including customs, as necessary.



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テーブルの上の小さなサプライズ

MARUHI カップ&ソーサーは、一見するといたってシンプルなカップ&ソーサーです。しかし実はコーヒータイムに小さなサプライズを提供してくれる、素敵なアイテムなのです。 

 使い方は限りなくシンプルです。 ユーザーはカップとソーサーの間にある秘密のスペースに、とっておきのサプライズを隠すことができます。 カップを持ち上げるまでは、誰もカップの下にあるサプライズに気付かないでしょう。 人々の生活に少しだけスパイスとユーモアをもたらすこと、それがMARUHI カップ&ソーサーの目標です。



秘密のスペース

サプライズに何を忍ばせるかは完全にあなたの自由です。小さなお菓子や角砂糖、メッセージや、季節を感じる草花をいれてみたり。カフェやレストラン等ではユニークなサービスとしても提供できます。アイデア次第ではパーティの余興にしても楽しめそうです。

 

 

 

製品の特徴

形状はシンプルで、飽きのこないデザインです。カドミウム・鉛等の有害性物質などを含む原材料は使用しておりません。掲載写真は試作品です。

 

カップの容量は148mLです。
カップの容量は148mLです。

 

 

 

ソーサーの裏側には『初期生産』の刻印が刻まれます。
ソーサーの裏側には『初期生産』の刻印が刻まれます。

完全に整った形状ではなく、あえて歪みや風合いを残している為、個体差があります。カラーバリエーションは「ラムネ」「クリーム」「インディゴ」の3種類です。

※ブラックカラーを新色として追加しました。(9/30)

ラムネ
ラムネ

 

クリーム
クリーム

 

インディゴ
インディゴ

 

ブラック(追加色)
ブラック(追加色)

 





プロセスギャラリー

アイデアスケッチ
アイデアスケッチ

 

サイズの検討モデル
サイズの検討モデル

 

3Dプリントによる形状検討
3Dプリントによる形状検討

 

プロトタイプ
プロトタイプ

 

生産プロトタイプ用の石膏型
生産プロトタイプ用の石膏型

 

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Made in 多治見

国内でも有数の磁器生産地域である、岐阜県多治見市の"丸朝製陶所"にて生産を行います。 同社はカップ&ソーサー専門の製陶所として100年の歴史があり、その高い技術力は最高ランクの品質・耐久性・安全性を可能にしています。

 

 

 



リワード

複数セットのリワードの場合は1セットごとに色をお選び頂けます。

 

配送に関して

別途送料が必要となり、地域別により送料が変動いたします。日本国外に発送する場合、関税及び輸入消費税のお支払いは原則としてバッカーの負担となります。 課税の有無や税額については所轄の税関によって判断されるため、 正確なご案内をすることができません。 例えば米国においてはは0%から28%の範囲で別途支払いが発生する場合がありますのでご注意ください。 関税率に関しましては、必要に応じて税関をはじめとする関係機関にご確認ください。



スケジュール

 

 

Risks and challenges

At this point, the trial stage, in which several prototypes were used, is already finished. MARUHI Cup & Saucer is now almost complete. After the campaign ends, we will manufacture our final prototypes, and move to the production phase. We are scheduled to ship the items between January and March 2018.

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