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Ethereal Religious Glassware

Transubstantia Paganus Series References the Spiritual Act of Eating

— February 27, 2015 — Art & Design
What you're looking at is religious glassware, manufactured with both material and metaphor. CTRLZAK designed this collection of dishes with a much more spiritual approach, having Christian theology influence the physical nature of each of these pieces.

Referencing the Eucharist, the maker unites Heaven and Earth with ethereal forms that look and feel exquisite. Their irregular shapes and fine organic details give them incredible delicacy to the eyes and the fingertips. The translucence of the material furthers this graceful and even ephemeral impression that encourages a more mindful use. Called Transubstantia Paganus, the series of symbolically religious glasses, plates and bowls provides a magnificent presentation of your food and drink, making you appreciate your bread, your wine and everything else all the more.
Trend Themes
1. Religious Glassware - Designing glassware with religious themes and symbolism could disrupt the tableware industry by appealing to spiritual and socially conscious consumers.
2. Spiritual Tableware - A line of tableware designed with mindfulness and spiritual rituals in mind could disrupt the hospitality industry by offering guests a unique and meaningful dining experience.
3. Ethereal Dining Experience - Creating dining experiences that transcend the senses could disrupt the restaurant industry by providing customers with a memorable and transcendent dining experience.
Industry Implications
1. Tableware - Companies that produce tableware could create a line of religious and spiritually inspired products to appeal to consumers looking for products with deeper meaning and symbolism.
2. Hospitality - Hotels and restaurants could consider incorporating spiritual and mindfulness practices into their dining experiences to create a more unique and meaningful experience for their guests.
3. Art and Design - Artists and designers could create unique pieces of glassware inspired by religious and spiritual themes, creating a new market for ethereal and transcendent art pieces.
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