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The 5: The Best of Designer Fruit Bowls

The common fruit bowl, often overlooked as just a place for keeping fruit that might turn brown. But, your fruit bowl could be so much more, it could be a piece of art. Empty or full of apples, your fruit bowl should be able to stand on its own. Read on the get inspired by the best designer fruit bowls.

Leave cluttered tables and benches behind, and focus on lots of clear space surrounding your modern fruit bowl to make it stand out even more.

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Using your contemporary fruit bowl for decoration

There are a number of ways you can style your fruit bowl to add a dramatic effect to your kitchen or dining room.

  • Sort the fruit by colour, place red fruit to one side and green fruit to the other
  • Have only one or two fruits in there
  • Keep it empty and beautifully sparkly like the image above

The 5: Modern Fruit Bowls

1. Bloom by Georg Jensen

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Every time I look at this bowl I appreciate the simplicity of its design even more. The lines are so smooth and seductive, I doubt anyone could possibly dislike it!

The Bloom fruit bowl by Georg Jensen is one of the finest pieces of contemporary homewares which can easily double as art. This Danish designed piece of art looks equally as good on your dining table when empty as well:

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This modern fruit bowl follows all of the rules of contemporary design. It is made to last forever, from stainless steel. It has an organic shape, based on nature. It is practical and multi-purpose. And it is beautiful, a piece of art.

Designed by Helle Damkjær who has an flair for sensual, organic design, Bloom is also available in smaller bowls with a lid, candle holders, delicious serving spoons and trays.

2. Mediterraneo by Alessi

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It’s difficult to choose just one bowl from the Alessi range. They are all outstanding pieces that will last for many years without dating. Whilst the PCH05 is a popular minimal choice, our vote goes to Mediterraneo for its playful, yet subtle styling.

This bowl looks interesting with or without fruit in it. The Mediterraneo is a best seller and now available in white, black, red and light oak coloured. This well designed fruit bowl allows you to insert a glass bowl so you can use it as a salad bowl as well.

Designed by Emma Silvestris under LPWK, the Mediterrano range extends to a variety of bowl sizes, salad servers and candle holders.

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3. Stelton Kontra Fruit Bowl

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The Stelton fruit bowl is a mix of materials, so will go with many types of decor. Scandinavian design house Stelton, taps into a large pool of international designers such as Arne Jacobsen and Erik Magnussen to create unique pieces of functional art. This particular piece is by Danish designer Maria Berntsen who has also designed for Georg Jensen.

The Kontra x-96-1 is made from bamboo and stainless steel and can be used as a fruit bowl or salad bowl. It is part of the Danish Modern Collection and you should check out the smooth stainless steel candle holders from the same collection – they are magnificent.

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4. Koziol Eve Fruit Bowl

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Koziol have created a very modern fruit bowl with their thermoplastic piece, Eve. Coming in at an affordable price in comparison with the other contemporary fruit bowls, this piece is extremely versatile. Eve is low and flat, so works well as a table centrepiece, with or without fruit.

The Eve fruit bowl is available in classic colours: red, white, black and grey. Koziol’s Eve fruit bowl checks the good design boxes by being sustainably made using 100% recycled plastic, which is free from BPA and melamine. Koziol is made to high quality standards in Germany.

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5. Bird Bowl by Jonathon Adler

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What’s that? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a modern ceramic fruit bowl by the talented Jonathon Adler. This beautiful piece of art will stand entirely on its own and is nearly too beautiful to put fruit into!

Use it to mind your keys at the front door, or even pot a plant in it, the Bird Bowl can have many uses.
The Jonathon Adler modern fruit bowl modern fruit bowl makes a perfect present for your design loving friend who has everything. The large range includes various sizes and various textures, using brass, platinum and gold as well as white ceramic.

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So that wraps up the list of the Top 5 Designer Fruit Bowls for 2017. It is a very hard list to create when there are so many modern design pieces available. If these don’t grab your fancy head on over to our Pinterest page for more contemporary fruit bowls. Just click on the link below.

View more modern fruit bowls on Pinterest

 

Bloom Bowl by Georg Jensen

Bloom Bowl by Georg Jensen
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Sustainability

10/10

    Practicality

    10/10

      Design

      10/10

        Accessories

        9/10

          Pros

          • Long Lasting
          • Timeless
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • Mirrored Finish shows fingerprints

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