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Love It or Hate It? Kim Buck Hollowware Bowl

I'm intrigued by the whimsical novelty of this Hollowware Bowl, which I spotted on Design Crack. Echoing the design of a Mylar balloon, this inflatable bowl could hold fruit, but it's more likely to serve as conversation piece. I like the playfulness of it, but I'm having trouble shaking my perception of Mylar as tacky. What do you think?

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designergirl designergirl 8 years
Playful and creative. This is an example of design leaning more towards art. Not everyone wants Pottery Barn or whatever. Oh and for those who look down on packing materials, I love making things out of packing materials. Frank Gehry's corrugated cardboard chair is an awesome example.
sparkle5motion sparkle5motion 9 years
Um okay that inflated foil balloon is for a party use? yes. Everyday fruit bowl? NOOOOO
nati nati 9 years
I like it, it reminds me of the stuff made by inflate design..
cindeerella cindeerella 9 years
LOL...that's just awful
karisaamy karisaamy 9 years
it just looks like trash
schultzie11 schultzie11 9 years
Anyone ever heard of Jeff Koons? He is a very well-known artist and she totally stole this idea from him. Some of his artwork are these metallic baloon animals. They dont hold any functionality...but the concept of the metallic balloon is his. check it
Maria84 Maria84 9 years
Why? It's so ugly
JustMe21 JustMe21 9 years
No, I don't like it.
lilv lilv 9 years
nope don't like it all. we could make it ourselves
hottiehp21 hottiehp21 9 years
I could easily go to a party store... buy a ballon... have it half filled... come home, rest some apples in it, and call it artistic design. WOW! Imagine that.
Schaianne Schaianne 9 years
Looks tacky to me.
the-lorax the-lorax 9 years
Why don't you just grab something out of a dumpster, throw a couple apples on it and call it "design." Same effect.
Tiffani Tiffani 9 years
I think it would be super cue for outdoor summer table decor
rb24 rb24 9 years
Not for me at all
QueenMargot QueenMargot 9 years
I don't like it.
tooq2love tooq2love 9 years
i wouldn't have used this in the 60's! :oy:
rubiesymusica rubiesymusica 9 years
it look like a silver happy birthday mylar balloon to me. i too was wondering about the fruit bruising. as much as i lover silver/grey it is a no for me.
craving_vintage craving_vintage 9 years
Isn't this stuff used for packing material? lol
bibiruby82 bibiruby82 9 years
That bowl is UBER-cool!
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Too weird for me.
rubialala rubialala 9 years
Wow, are they on crack at Design crack cuz that's the only reason I can think that someone might think this is a good idea.
intensebandgeek intensebandgeek 9 years
Lol, it hardly looks like it could be used as a fruit bowl.
intensebandgeek intensebandgeek 9 years
Lol, it hardly looks like it could be used as a fruit bowl.
chupalover chupalover 9 years
Agree with the cheap comment. I'd hate to hear the conversation that "piece" would inspire about my taste if I featured it in my home....
chancleta chancleta 9 years
great idea :) and storing it is easy cause you can deflate it!
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