tilt tableware by dor tal turns eating into a balancing act
 
tilt tableware by dor tal turns eating into a balancing act tilt tableware by dor tal turns eating into a balancing act
jun 18, 2014

tilt tableware by dor tal turns eating into a balancing act


tilt tableware by dor tal turns eating into a balancing act
all images courtesy of dor tal

 

 

 

playing off of the common mishap of dropping food and spilling drinks, designer dor tal has created  ’tilt.’ each piece is intended to look like the everyday porcelain bowl, plate, or cup with the distinguished abnormality of a cone forming its underside. once the user has poured their bowl of cereal or filled their cup of coffee, a supporting structure must be added to the complete the design. for stability, a steel cable rounds off in loop and creates a cross axis once it is inserted through a bulbous cork that is attached along the rim of the tableware. brass is used as cylinders that surround the steel as it passes through the cork and as caps that mark both ends of the cable. the end result is a series that adds the illusion of lightness to the act of eating.

 


video courtesy of dor tal

tilt tableware dor tal eating balancing act
cereal bowl

tilt tableware dor tal eating balancing act
the tableware laid out

tilt tableware dor tal eating balancing act
coffee mug

 

 

tilt tableware dor tal eating balancing act
concept sketches

 

 

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