Magpie Thermo Jug: A Harmony of Function, Aesthetics, and Environmental Awareness

Cacica Tang's Award-Winning Design Merges Traditional Chinese Aesthetics with Modern Home Needs

Introducing the Magpie Thermo Jug, a unique and innovative design by Cacica Tang. This design, inspired by the beloved bird of good news in Chinese culture, aims to bring attention to environmental protection while meeting the daily needs of modern families.

The Magpie Thermo Jug is a distinctive design that stands out from other thermo jugs in the market. It is available in two sizes, small and large, with capacities of 0.95L and 1.6L respectively. This range caters to the varying needs of different households. The jug embodies traditional Chinese aesthetics, making it a stylish addition to any modern home. Moreover, the quality of the materials used and the craftsmanship involved aligns with the brand's commitment to quality improvement.

The jug is made using food-grade body material and a glass liner, ensuring safety, anti-bacterial properties, and residue-proof usage. The design offers four color options - white, orange, pink, and green - each linked to different moods. The gold bird on the lid adds an ornamental value to the jug, making it not just a functional item, but a piece of decor that adds a light-hearted touch to the home.

The Magpie Thermo Jug is not just about aesthetics, but also about functionality. The spout, designed to mimic a bird's beak, prevents water from dripping down the wall of the spout when pouring. The jug is designed for easy one-hand operation, with the user being able to adjust the center of gravity by moving their arm, thus easing the pressure on the wrist and making pouring effortless.

The design process of the Magpie Thermo Jug was a meticulous one, involving extensive research and overcoming challenges. The biggest challenge was striking a balance between function and aesthetics. The designer disassembled the spout, body, and handle, analyzed these components, and recombined them by function and purpose of use, until a unique look was shaped. The ergonomic design guarantees its ease-of-use feature.

The Magpie Thermo Jug is a testament to Cacica Tang's commitment to design, functionality, and environmental awareness. This design was awarded Silver in A' Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Award in 2023, a testament to its outstanding expertise and innovation. The Magpie Thermo Jug is not just a thermo jug, but a symbol of harmony between humans and birds, a call to environmental protection, and a beautiful blend of traditional aesthetics and modern needs.

Project Details and Credits

Project Designers: Cacica Tang and Xu Jiyuan
Image Credits: Cacica Tang and Xu Jiyuan
Project Team Members: CACICA, XU JIYUAN
Project Name: Magpie
Project Client: Cacica Tang and Xu Jiyuan

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