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
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.
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.
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.