Fruit holder

Mediterraneo

$105.00

Design: Emma Silvestris , LPWK

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Once upon a time, coral could be found all over the Mediterranean and it was ...

Once upon a time, coral could be found all over the Mediterranean and it was exported across the world in exchange for spices and perfumes. Designer Emma Silvestris has skillfully explored the imagery of the sea world to create this basket, which embodies the essential forms and levity of the organisms that populate the ocean. Designed in 2004, this basket paved the way for the Mediterraneo series.

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Specifications


Fruit bowl in steel.

  • Code: ESI01
  • Diameter (inch): 8.27″ / 9.85″ / 11.42″
  • Height (inch): 3.74″ / 3.54″ / 4.25″

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Emma Silvestris, jewellery designer by trade, celebrates the tree of waters with this fruit bowl, transferring into the cut metal the magical and symbolic aura which has always accompanied this precious organic material since the age of antiquity.

Emma Silvestris

Emma Silvestris, born in Salerno in 1962, currently lives and works in Bari. Having obtained a Bachelor of Arts, specialising in foreign literature and history of art, she subsequently worked as a teacher and researcher. Since 1990 she has been working in the field of design, taking part in the...

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LPWK .

Metaproject designer, Laura Polinoro graduated from DAMS in Bologna. In 1989 she wrote “L’officina Alessi. Alberto Alessi and Alessandro Mendini: ten years of projects, 1980-1990”. In 1990, with Alberto Alessi and Alessandro Mendini, she founded the Alessi Study Center (CSA), a place of experimentation that involves professionals and young creatives...

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