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365 Objects Of Design, Fine Dining

Objects Of Design #152: Babushkups

30th July 2012

Inspired by the stacking Russian dolls, these sweet little glasses will also stack one inside the other and take up less storage space. Unless, of course, you like them so much you want to display them in a row like this. They’re hand blown and quite tough but don’t put them in the dishwasher or…

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Objects Of Design #150: Smile Bowls

28th July 2012

At first you don’t even notice that this simple earthenware bowl is smiling at you. Or perhaps winking slightly. The decoration is tilted so that nothing will fall out of the bowl and it’s a beautiful piece of simple design. In addition to the large salad bowl there is a set of four smaller ones…

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Objects Of Design #148: Marimekko Oiva

26th July 2012

Scandinavian style is famous for its monochrome palette and Finnish firm Marimekko has really brought that idea to life with this gorgeous set of crockery. This has splashes of bright colours, which is a classic Finnish touch. Apparently it’s something to do with the the light there during the long light summers that really makes…

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Objects Of Design #147: Motion Carafe

25th July 2012

We’ve all seen the rocking brandy glasses that rock gently backwards and forwards and now Ole Jenson has gone one step further with the Motion Carafe for the same design house Normann Copenhagen. It’s always tilted but is quite secure and you can put it in the dishwasher too. If the idea of filling it…

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365 Objects Of Design, Fine Dining

Objects Of Design #146: Moroccan Platter

24th July 2012

Whatever you think of Nigella Lawson (and this is not the place) there’s no denying that the woman has a fabulous selection of serving bowls and dishes. It doesn’t matter what she’s preparing she seems to have the perfect dish. Even a plate of cheese and olives looks like something from a Michelin starred restaurant…

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