You know that thing where you try to “plant” your avocado pit in water (suspended by the requisite toothpicks) in the hopes that in a few short months, you — ever the fruit optimist — will be harvesting your own delicious avocados? Pipe dreams. Soften the blow that your sweet little seedling will likely never bear fruit by getting a load of our newest ceramic/fruit obsession: Chen Chen & Kai Williams.
The design duo makes planters cast from real fruit: horned melons, cantaloupes, and — naturally — avocados. Perfect for holding that fledgling fruit plant — or, more realistically, your jewelry, your keys, errant puzzle pieces, and tokens from the bar/arcade — the colorful ceramics are even more desirable once you take a gander at that price point. Yep, you can nab these cuties for just $20. The only thing we like better than attractive ways to bring the outdoors in are accessible ways to do it, too. Chen Chen & Kai Williams meets both criteria in a totally appeeling way.
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