The implication of the non-designed object

The Ball jar, originally made for canning and storing foods, which has now been appropriated by hipsters and those looking for a travel mug not over-excessively utilitarian, was never intended to be used as it now often is.  Designers have struggled countless hours in many design firms and offices across the globe to create the perfect, stylish mug.  It is the “non-designed” object that sometimes gains attention and garners much unexpected use.  

via Being and Dying.

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