Rehabilitated Dishware, Made in Brooklyn

Goodlifer: Rehabilitated Dishware, Made in Brooklyn

Out of her studio in Brooklyn, designer Sarah Cihat lovingly crafts the pieces that make up her Rehabilitated Dishware collection, a refreshing comment on our deeply rooted throw-away culture. The project started as part her thesis while at Parson’s School of Design and has since been widely published and exhibited.
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Cihat scours second hand stores and and department store reject piles to find dishware that is then reglazed and refired. Designs are themed, so anyone with a creative sense can create their own set of dishes. You can go somewhat logical, like Dandy-Pinup-Rockstar or Moose-Horse-Antelope, or a bit more unexpected, along the lines of Daggered Heart-Roses-Abraham Lincoln or Flamingo-Moonman-Mixtape. Either way, you’ll have something to talk about with dinner guests, there’s nothing like breaking up that uncomfortable silence with a “So, how’s that pinup girl working for your potatoes?”

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Get some on the site or find a store nearby. Custom orders can be made, in case you just must have, say, Moby Dick, a sparrow, or a portrait of yourself on your dishware.

About author
A designer by trade, Johanna has always had a passion for storytelling. Born and raised in Sweden, she's lived and worked in Miami, Brooklyn and, currently, Ojai, CA. She started Goodlifer in 2008 to offer a positive outlook for the future and share great stories, discoveries, thoughts, tips and reflections around her idea of the Good Life. Johanna loves kale, wishes she had a greener thumb, and thinks everything is just a tad bit better with champagne (or green juice).
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