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49 Peculiar Dinner Plates

Meal Serving, From Political Satire to Food Art

— September 30, 2009 — Art & Design
At my house the dinner plates have always been the plain solid-white glass that made me fill my plate more just to cover up its boring surface. These peculiar dinner plates would’ve made me eat the same -- only faster.

Some of the designs and concepts behind these peculiar dinner plates are enough to have anybody go bananas about dinner. They have anatomical plates (with hearts and veins), geographical plates (icebergs or mountains) and even plates that have spots for your drink.

I’d rather eat food from these peculiar dinner plates than from a silver platter!
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Measurement Plates
Measurement Plates
Indispensible for Exact Cake Sharing or Gimicky?
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ART: Los Angeles on a Plate
ART: Los Angeles on a Plate
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Heated Snack Trays
Heated Snack Trays
Chip 'n' Dip Hotplates
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Socially Responsible Giving
Socially Responsible Giving
Publicis Vancouver Gives Paper Plate Greeting Cards to Clients
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Tech-Paced Eating
Tech-Paced Eating
The Eetmeet Plate Illuminates the Issue of Fast Dining
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Heat-Sensitive Plate Reveals World Hunger Messages
Heat-Sensitive Plate Reveals World Hunger Messages
Indigestive Plate by Rafael Morgan
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$10,000 Plates
$10,000 Plates
1989 'Legend of Zelda' Dish for Hungry Super Geeks
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Political Satire Dishes
Political Satire Dishes
Plates for Obama
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Architectural Dishware
Architectural Dishware
These Plates Feature the Best of British Design
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Peaked Plates
Peaked Plates
Topography Soup Plates Are Great for the Avid Mountaineer
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Handful of Plates by Alissia Melka Teichroew
Handful of Plates by Alissia Melka Teichroew
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Pierced Plates
Pierced Plates
Badass Porcelain Dinnerware Reveals Your Rebellious Side
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Digit Dishes
Digit Dishes
Finger Plates are Great for Finger Food
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Burners as Plates
Burners as Plates
Sovrappensiero
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One-Handed Party Plates
One-Handed Party Plates
Multitasking Dishware Holds Food and Drinks at Once
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Portable Picnic Plates
Portable Picnic Plates
Vicki Runnegar's Outdoor Party Platter Freshens Up The Day
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Drink Holding Snack Tray
Drink Holding Snack Tray
The Go Plate Wins Today's Cheese Award
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Sleek Glass Dishware
Sleek Glass Dishware
The Four Nipples Plate
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Ink Blot Plates
Ink Blot Plates
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Origami-Inspired Dishware
Origami-Inspired Dishware
Silver-Plated Paper Boats
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Aesthetic Dish Destruction
Aesthetic Dish Destruction
Antique Plates Get a Surprising Makeover by Karen Ryan
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Meat Camouflages
Meat Camouflages
The Magic Salad Plate
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Cup-Covering Party Platters
Cup-Covering Party Platters
The 'Go Plate' Lets You Hold Everything in One Hand
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Skull Plate by D.L. and Company
Skull Plate by D.L. and Company
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Haute Hot Plates
Haute Hot Plates
Enjoy Cooking and Conversation With the Dante Tabletop Cooking Grill
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Bicycle Plate
Bicycle Plate
Bikefast by Philipp Drexler
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Plates with Veins
Plates with Veins
Interactive BBQ Tray Flows With Blood
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Pre-Broken Ceramics
Pre-Broken Ceramics
Greece VS China Plates
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Pea-Play Plates
Pea-Play Plates
The Food Face Dinner Plates Encourage Turning Food into Art
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Silver Plates as Candles
Silver Plates as Candles
Stunning Table Accessories from Sono Mocci
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Disastrous Dishware
Disastrous Dishware
Perilous Plates and Bowls from Studio Bo
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Etiquette Dishware
Etiquette Dishware
Emma Houlston's Illustrated China Plates Feature Comic Tips on Comportment
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Diet Plates
Diet Plates
The Plus Minus Dining System Controls Your Food Portions
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Geographic Dishware
Geographic Dishware
Map Plates
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Breakable Dinner Plates
Breakable Dinner Plates
Alexander Hulme Designs Plate that Smashes From One Into Two
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Nail Picks & Finger Plates
Nail Picks & Finger Plates
Creative Party Snacks from WorldWideFred
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Paint Splattered Dishes
Paint Splattered Dishes
The Zest Plates Add a Pop of Colour to Kitchenware
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Plates Made of Coffee Grounds
Plates Made of Coffee Grounds
SPROUT Zero-Waste Restaurant
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Disposable Dishes As Design Inspiration
Disposable Dishes As Design Inspiration
Porcelain Paper Plates
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Smart Plate
Smart Plate
It Picks Your Food
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Rehabilitated Dishware
Rehabilitated Dishware
Designer Recycles Tacky Old Plates
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Retro Sexy
Retro Sexy
Naked Lunch Dinner Plates
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Genital-inspired Dinnerware
Genital-inspired Dinnerware
Pubic Hair Plate Will Help Curb Your Cravings
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Luxury Plates
Luxury Plates
$5,400 Adam and Eve Plate Set by Piero Fornasetti
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Wine Glass Holding Dishes
Wine Glass Holding Dishes
The 'James' Plate
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4
Hairy Plates
Hairy Plates
Embroidered China
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3
Hot Plates of the Future
Hot Plates of the Future
Electrolux Cooking Tiles
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2
Edible Tableware
Edible Tableware
Rice Design Plates and Bowls You Can Eat
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Pop Art Plateware
Pop Art Plateware
Eat Off of Andy Warhol's Iconic Artwork
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