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The Wassily fruit bowl features silicone elastic webbing designed to prolong the life of fruit
The Wassily fruit bowl features silicone elastic webbing designed to prolong the life of fruit
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Wassily is a fruit bowl which adds one single element designed to help prolong the life of the fruit contained within
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Wassily is a fruit bowl which adds one single element designed to help prolong the life of the fruit contained within
The Wassily fruit bowl features silicone elastic webbing designed to prolong the life of fruit
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The Wassily fruit bowl features silicone elastic webbing designed to prolong the life of fruit
With Wassily, each piece of fruit is suspended in mid-air away from the other fruit
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With Wassily, each piece of fruit is suspended in mid-air away from the other fruit
Wassily aids ripening, prevents bruising, and ensures one rotten piece of fruit doesn't contaminate the others
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Wassily aids ripening, prevents bruising, and ensures one rotten piece of fruit doesn't contaminate the others
The Wassily fruit bowl comes in a range of different colors, including green
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The Wassily fruit bowl comes in a range of different colors, including green
Wassily's rather high price is a result of its being a limited-edition piece handmade in Italy
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Wassily's rather high price is a result of its being a limited-edition piece handmade in Italy
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There aren't many ways in which the design of the humble fruit bowl can be improved upon. You can change the shape, size, and material it's made from, but it's still just a vessel in which to store fruit. However, designers at Scaleno have added one simple element to its fruit bowl which improves it in a number of different ways.

Wassily is a standard, metal-framed fruit bowl which has silicone elastic stretched around and across it. This criss-cross of stretchy material allows you to suspend your fruit in mid-air, adding not only a visual frill but also a better environment in which to store your fruit before it's ready to eat.

Suspending your fruit within Wassily's silicone web gives each piece of fruit room to breathe. This helps avoid bruising, aid ripening, and prevent one bad piece of fruit causing others to rot more quickly.

Wassily aids ripening, prevents bruising, and ensures one rotten piece of fruit doesn't contaminate the others
Wassily aids ripening, prevents bruising, and ensures one rotten piece of fruit doesn't contaminate the others

Wassily is made from steel, with the elastic strands made from non-toxic, food-grade silicone. It's a limited-edition piece hand-crafted in Italy, which somewhat explains the asking price of US$148. It's available in six different colors.

Source: Scaleno via Gizmodo

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4 comments
Slowburn
I would rather not have to fight the bowl to get the fruit out.
Bruce H. Anderson
Cool. Instead of big round bruises you get long straight ones. And reduced storage capacity as well. Slowburn has already mentioned access. I'd say a win-win-win!
Bob Flint
I second that, but think it might all come out once dislodging one or more.
GBurton
It looks more like a fancy Ker-Plunk game. remove the strands and all the fruit falls to the bottom.