Warm or Cool Couch Bowls

This ergonomic ceramic bowl is specially designed for maximum couch-eating comfort and convenience.
featured in the

Uncommon Collection

$38.00

featured in the uncommon collection

Strategic Snacking

This ergonomic ceramic bowl is specially designed by Thomas Both for maximum couch-eating comfort and convenience: It fits easily in your hand in various holding positions, and an indent in the base gives fingers extra grip and balance. The notch on the side provides a place for your thumb and also stabilizes your spoon, leaving the other hand free for the crucial remote control maneuvers. When settling in for some serious TV watching, always come prepared with the proper snacking equipment. Choose from either a set of warm orange and yellow, or cool lime and indigo. Made by a team of artisans in Mexico.

Learn more about how Thomas is taking "comfort food" to the next level in an interview on the blog.

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Made in Mexico

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

Thomas Both

created by

Thomas Both

location

California

“Get engaged and excited about how people do things and pay attention, then work your way to a product idea you're excited about and other people love.”

After working for a few years as a mechanical engineer right out of college, Thomas Both felt the need to feed his right brain, and so he enrolled in design school at Stanford University and went on to teach at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. When creating his ceramic pieces, no functional detail is left untested. “I work much more as a designer now than an engineer,” he says, “but both play a part.”

Each item in the Uncommon Collection meets five important standards. Here's how Warm or Cool Couch Bowls qualified for the Collection:

Original Design

This ergonomic ceramic bowl is specially designed by Thomas Both for maximum couch-eating comfort and convenience: It fits easily in your hand in various holding positions, and an indent in the base gives fingers extra grip and balance. The notch on the side provides a place for your thumb and also stabilizes your spoon, leaving the other hand free for the crucial remote control maneuvers. When settling in for some serious TV watching, always come prepared with the proper snacking equipment.

Responsible Business Practices

mission statement

Alfareria Tradicional's mission is to preserve the manufacturing of handmade majolica pieces in the city of Guanajuato. In this way, they preserve a tradition that the city has had for many centuries.


fair wage

Alfareria Tradicional's starting wage is nearly twice the minimum wage of Mexico. Employees on average earn three times the minimum.


paid time off

All receive vacation time (minimum six days if they have been working for a minimum of one year, and 15 days of Christmas holiday time off).


recycling primary/secondary materials

Water used to wash and prepare the clay is recycled. Pieces that did not pass quality control on the bisque before they are fired are recycled. Broken pieces from the bisque are recycled, and some are used to cover gardens or dirt roads.


charitable giving

Alfareria Tradicional does not have a charitable giving program, but meet all other Collection criteria.


Environmentally Friendly Materials

Ceramic, a natural source material

Resourceful Packaging

Corrugated boxes are made from recycled materials and recyclable. Recyclable bubble wrap is used to protect the pieces.

Exclusivity

There's one place—and only one place—where you'll find the Couch Bowl: UncommonGoods.

Only at UncommonGoods
Made from
earthenware
Measurements
6.25" L x 6.25" W x 2.75" H; 15.5 oz weight; 23.6 fl. oz. capacity
Ingredients
Care
Microwave and Dishwasher Safe.
Item ID
48072

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship in the US:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

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