here's a fun spin on the idea of a fruit bowl or table runner. german designer mark braun sent along "jersey", a product that, "presents a new way of looking at a tablecloth. the supportive tabletop has a hole in the center and the elastic textile which is stretched around the edges forms a bowl when fruit and other objects are placed into the middle." fun idea. you can click here to see more of mark's berlin-based work right here.