With the oval centerpiece and bread and breadstick basket, "octave" by abi alice extends the family of objects that made its debut in 2006 with the resonance centerpiece and continued with the harmonic and pianissimo baskets. the australian designer's creations are often inspired by her interest in mathematics and geometry, together with a search for potential connections between these disciplines and music. in the words of the designer: "i have always been intrigued and inspired by the inherent beauty in mathematics, geometry, music and color. i believe these fundamentals are a universal language. they resonate with our collective consciousness and can communicate across cultural and generational differences, while also having the potential to have an uplifting effect on our emotions.