Maybe it’s yet another Damien Hirst effect. Or maybe it’s the inevitable byproduct of a highly medicated society. Either way, pills, aesthetically-speaking, are everywhere. Even the Italian luxury glass brand, Venini is offering a capsule-shaped vase.
The visual connection between sleep and medication is a more fitting one, though, and these two water carafes are good news for those susceptible to nocturnal thirst. The Danish designer, Charlotte Hargreave’s transparent capsule is refined and elegant enough to grace a formal table setting, while Jonathan Adler’s opaque, squatter version is characteristically playful–and lots cheaper.