Buta by Jason Lloyd Fletcher

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What to do with that extra change? With a name derived from the Romanized Japanese word for “pig,” Buta is a fresh, modern twist on the typical piggy bank Designed by Jason Lloyd Fletcher, the egg-shaped money guard is crafted from a gorgeous white ceramic that lends itself to each owner’s creative explorations. Its wooden snout, which comes in variations of rosewood, walnut, and white oak, is pointed up in eager anticipation for those shiny coins. A little stouter than a perfect sphere, Buta is an endearing piece that brings a little bit more fun to penny-pinching.

Kimberly

Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

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