"The heart is a reminder for the generally underestimated but essential role health plays in our lives."
That's a quote from Italian designer Liviana Osti, who designed her carafe in the shape of a human heart as part of a tableware challenge given to her and her classmates at Bolzano University by Milan showroom, Paolo C.
As beautiful as it is a bit creepy, the piece, called "Cuore" (the Italian word for heart), is made from Pyrex and is composed of two different, stand-alone forms that nestle together and are designed according to the natural division of ventricles.
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Via: Design Milk