"Memento mori, carpe diem." You are mortal, seize the day. To remind you of that, Douglas Little has designed a whole dinner party setting with the skull theme: serving tray, place card holders, swizzle sticks, silver skull, skull stationery, skull porcelain plates, skull wax candle. Aside from the crossbones, what more would your dinner party need?
Implications - The popularity of macabre themes in mainstream popular culture has created a market of consumers that don't shy away from icons of death. Skulls in particular have become a common design feature as designers cater to a niche that craves individuality and prefers unusual items that make a statement.
Skull-Inspired Table Ware
More Stats +/-
Collapsible Camping Kettles
Colorful Bauhaus-Inspired Tiles
Game-Inspired Chronographic Watches
Eco Luxury Resorts
Free 2019 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.
Designer Douglas Little's Dinner Party Settings
- By: Going Like SixtyApr 1, 2008 Updated: Apr 6 2011