For some the name is completely unknown, but for others Maxim Vel?ovsk is one of the best Czech designers. Plus he knows how to play with ceramics. An easier shape to tolerate for our society, he’s one of those guys that is trying to bring the knick-knacks back into the spotlight. His latest “Waterproof” porcelain vase that is shaped like one of those rubber boots you use when it rains. Available in two varieties, white or white with blue decorations, you’ll have to spend some $199 to bring these home. – via