In recent years, the culture of food has had a pickup towards globalising values. We usually eat food from the most varied cultures. We drink wine coming from countries that started producing it just recently. WA is a table set for two that proposes one material and one shape for different functions and different cuisines. The Japanese word WA, translated as “harmony,” actually talks about choosing the interests of the community, and of the whole world, rather than pursuing local or personal advantages. The WA ideogram also means “circle”, the shape that characterises the entire design.

Luca Madonini (Italy), Maya Matloub (Lebanon), Hiromi Sugihara (Japan)