Sofa So Good!

There’s no hid­ing these dishes away, they’re meant to be on dis­play. lists 10 fab de­signs that will bowl you over. Rose-Marie Hil­lier

Australian House & Garden - - Contents -

Best of the best

1 Alessi Trin­ity

This iconic de­sign by Adam Cor­nish for Alessi ref­er­ences the shells of gas­tropods and fea­tures laser-cut and bent stain­less steel. 33cm, $210; au.amara.com.

2 Oak Fruit Bowl

An in­ge­nious de­sign from Ger­many: three oiled-oak boards that fix to­gether with mag­nets. 31cm, $99; www.de­sign­foruse.com.au.

3 Grid Luxe

This metal ves­sel from Bendo will make your fruit look even more en­tic­ing. A com­ple­ment to con­tem­po­rary decor. 40cm, $44; www.bendo.com.au.

4 Stock­holm Bowl

Gold-fin­ished laser-cut stain­less-steel flow­ers form a con­tained grip on your pre­cious fruit. Alone, it’s sim­ply a beau­ti­ful ob­ject. 20cm, $25; www.ikea.com.au.

5 Bloom

The soft con­tours of the cherry blos­som’s form in­spired de­signer Helle Damkjær to cre­ate this strik­ing, pol­ished­mir­ror bowl. 34cm, $245; www.georgjensen.com.au.

6 Aalto Bowl

Make a still-life of your fruit on this bril­liant pol­ished stain­less-steel bowl. 50.4cm, $289; www.iit­tala.com.au.

7 Crys­tal Beaded

Bring a touch of the ex­otic to your kitchen with this daz­zling Her­itage In­dia Im­ports’ crys­tal fruit bowl on a nickel stand. 26cm, $79; tem­ple­andweb­ster.com.au.

8 Coola­mon Tray

In­spired by the in­dige­nous coola­mon ves­sel of the same name, this an­odised-alu­minium tray can dou­ble as a plat­ter. 48cm, $175; www.top3.com.au.

9 Re­cy­cled Keys

This bowl is made from re­cy­cled master keys, nick­elplated to­gether. 26cm, $40; www.shop.ox­fam.org.au.

10 Aca­cia

Smack on trend, this hand-painted chalky-white aca­cia wood bowl is pure Scandi style (not suit­able for serv­ing cut fruit). 54cm, $70; www.pa­paya.com.au.

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