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.
From pampered pooches to a man who ate a full English breakfast every day, chef Harriet Mansell's stories about life as a chef on board superyachts are jaw-dropping. But the gig enabled the ex-Noma chef to save enough money to open her own restaurant. Read her amazing story here.