Creepy Crawlies: Laura Zindel's Dinnerware

Creepy Crawlies: Laura Zindel's Dinnerware

Grace Shu
Jun 9, 2009

Family and friends can attest to my reaction to insects (you can read a detailed account of when I discovered black widows in my backyard here); which is to say that I suffer from a mild case of arachnophobia. So, as a joke, a friend of mine sent me a link to naturalist artist Laura Zindel's dinnerware, hoping that these detailed illustrations on plates would push me over the edge. I won't lie, I freaked out a wee bit when I opened the link; but after I got over the initial shock, I have to say that I sort of love how creepy this dinnerware is. Certainly, it's not for everyone and probably not an ideal option to use for more squeamish guests; but conceptually, it's pretty unique. Take a look at a few of pieces from Zindel's collection after the jump...

Check out the rest of Laura Zindel's intriguing dinnerware at Blackbird Ballad.

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