Posted February 9, 2005
Ann Morhauser, the name behind the Annieglass collection, toiled away at making the perfect heart-shaped bowl. The California tabletop designer is all about shape—fish, plants, boats—but the heart eluded her. Finally, late last year, she baked yet another variation and knew she had something. The 5-inch and 7-inch heart bowl, formed with Morhauser’s signature glass-slumping technique, has a delightful arch that’s almost, well, huggable. There’s that reach-out-and-touch quality to Annieglass that’s virtually nonexistent in the glass design world, where the rule of thumb is more “look, don’t touch.” The bowls come in lots of fun colors and can be used as anything from dipping sauce bowls to candle votives to soap dishes.
$37-49 at Michael C. Fina, 545 Fifth Ave., at 45th St., 212-557-2500, michaelcfina.com.
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