tilt tableware series

The concept of a “balanced meal” gets a whole new meaning with designer Dor Tal’s Tilt Tableware collection. The bowl, plate, and cup all function just like normal dishes, but they feature cones on their bottoms where a flat surface would normally be.

tilt mug

tilt bowl

Each piece also sports a large cork that attaches to its lip. A thin steel cable loops through the cork to create a sort of kickstand for the tableware, holding each piece steady on a flat surface.

tilt balancing tableware set

balancing tableware set

The fun set adds a sense of whimsy to mealtime, but we aren’t sure we would want to tempt fate by attempting to balance our breakable dishes while eating or drinking from them.