Memento Mori Faceted Skull Bowl Black Small
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Design by Erdem Akan
Memento Mori, from the Latin ‘Remember you will die’, is less a doom-laden prophecy, but instead an inducement to live every day to the full, as if it might be your last.
Perfect as a paperweight, a candleholder or an unexpected container, this NUDE Memento Mori bowl by Erdem Akan takes a playful approach to the dramatic skull silhouette. Sculpted from solid crystalline glass in a glossy black finish, it’s the epitome of cool, functional design. The collection comprises three shades and two sizes — this one is small.
The mastery and craftsmanship of handmade glass is a signature of NUDE.
NUDE prides itself in its artisanal approach to glassware, specializing in handmade, pure crystalline glass, be the pieces blown or press-blown. With their Master blowers, NUDE continues to hand
make much of the world’s most acclaimed glassware.
We recommend washing this product by hand using a soft sponge, brush or by hand.
Please avoid using the scourer side of the sponge as it will create scratching on the surface of the glass.
After hand washing, let the product dry. Finish cleaning by drying and polishing the product using a soft cloth, preferably microfiber.
Erdem Akan, born in 1973, has proven to be one of the most energetic proponents of Turkish design. His prolific creations include interiors, products and exhibition designs that offer a synthesis of East and West, traditional and contemporary, reflecting the twin influences of his Istanbul upbringing and a design education in the U.K. Attracted by the purity of Scandinavian design, Akan’s imagination also remains at home in Turkey, where “nothing is straight, not even the streets.” And so he invokes both in his work. Designing for Nude since its inception,. he tends to create products as if for himself, while at the same time aligning them with the brand’s philosophy of contemporary simplicity. Neither nostalgic nor futuristic, Akan is instead always creating products for “the right now”.