The design challenge was to remove the storage of the object by creating a decorative piece that can be displayed on the table: it stands as a ghost on the surface when it is not used, and when the hot pots are put on the 'gasper pad' it stretches down and outward decresasing its occupation to a flat cushion.
It's a simple to use item and brings a flexible language and form. It's made of silicone which is heat resistant (40 - 230 ℃), high ductile, high density, easy to wash, non-toxic and recyclable material.
As England gets ready to reopen its restaurants on 12 April for outdoor dining after the lockdowns, restaurateurs and bar owners respond to the new legislation with some exciting pop-ups and creative al fresco dining solutions. Find out more.