Bowls get so boring – a more natural and fun setting for your fruit, thanks to a Melbourne-based industrial designer, may soon be within reach.

The idea is simple: a curved tree-like metallic object with slots at the end of each branch that let you slip apples, oranges, pears, lemons, even bunches of grapes onto the end of each limb.

Simon Colabufalo is a widely-published and award-winning creator with an understanding that spans both conceptual and practical aspects of design and manufacturing.