The Boat, natural rope | Reiko Kaneko modern-serveware
 

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Vanessa Brunner added this to Tastemaker: Meet Reiko Kaneko's Modern China
When the makers on the factory floor first came across this breadbasket, they named it "The Boat," since it resembles a Viking ship. The name stuck, inspiring Kaneko to give it a nautical-looking rope handle.Q: What kind of changes do you see happening in product design today? A: I think there's a real desire for simple but clever designs. Something that brings in a natural aspect to it, something that enjoys the natural grain of wood, etc. Q: What are you trying to say with your designs? A: Sometimes I'm just playing with a bit of humor — just to get a reaction out of people. But more and more, I'm exploring the idea of the changing ways we eat and drink. I want to reach out across cultures, change the way we eat on tables, sofas, etc.

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abidzaheer added this to ACC
September 12, 2012
GOOD DESIGN
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September 8, 2012
shape
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August 29, 2012
BREAD BOWL
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July 1, 2012
Entertaining
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April 11, 2012
Support de paine
alexrose added this to Kitchen Inspiration
April 3, 2012
Love this bread boat
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December 18, 2011
$190 by Reiko Kaneko
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November 30, 2011
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November 15, 2011
Love this bread basket...so fun
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November 15, 2011
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November 14, 2011
Bread Basket? May be all you need. WB
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November 11, 2011
nice idea!
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November 9, 2011
great ceramic
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November 9, 2011
LOVE
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November 9, 2011
break basket
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November 9, 2011
breadbasket
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November 9, 2011
just love it

The Boat, natural rope | Reiko Kaneko

When the makers on the factory floor first came across this breadbasket, they named it "The Boat," since it so closely resembles a Viking ship. The name stuck, and designer Reiko Kaneko was inspired by the name to put a nautical looking rope handle on it as well. — Vanessa Brunner

Product Specifications

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Category
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Style
Modern 
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