These amazing porcelain cups were made by using hardware supplies as molds! We're big fans of Kaoru's inventive style at Small Mall.


Kaoru Tohara is a photographer who works in Pittsburgh, PA. He holds an MFA in Photography from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. He has taught classes at Pittsburgh Filmmakers and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. He is interested in creating work through different methods, including new and old technology, and by hand. Many of his photographs feature local landmarks.  



TC8 Porcelain Cups by Kaoru Tohara


    small mall


    5300 Butler Street

    Pittsburgh, PA 15201

    Wed - Sat: 12pm - 7pm

    Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

    Closed Monday and Tuesday


    317 S. Trenton Avenue

    Pittsburgh, PA 15221

    Friday: 2pm - 7pm

    Sat - Sun: 12pm - 5pm

    Closed Monday - Thursday

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