I've long admired all the pretty things at Anthropologie, but was recently shocked by a few items that I felt were...well...pretty wack. Turns out the retailer is collaborating with artists from around the world to bring limited edition pieces to their American stores. Some of the projects are rather good, others are major design fails. I'll leave you to decide which are which.
1-3: Textile-like porcelain bowls by Cape Town artist John Bauer
4-6: Watermelon bowls shaped around actual fruits and painted by Sydney's Samantha Robinson
7-8: Leslie Oschmann of Amsterdam reurposes paintings by applying them to salvaged chairs
9: Shakespearean wallpaper by Britain's Tracy Kendall
10: Glass vases are blown directly onto vintage wooden furniture by Pieke Bergman of Amsterdam