Thursday, 3 June 2010

Dearly Parted Plate

Thrown stoneware | ø 30 cm | 2007

As with other nice things, people like to share food with their loved ones, may it be with friends or family. As people get closer, they tend to share more, sometimes even so far to eat together with one plate, and in some cultures, 3 or 4 people eating together with one big serving plate, is considered an honor. However, there are some factors that make people reluctant in sharing food, mainly hygiene. This design is meant to rid of those boundaries and let people share their food with other diners in the same table by exchanging pieces of their plate containing parts of their food, and enhancing the dining experience by encouraging interaction and the sharing of food.