The design of Darkly Mirror is inspired from a history during the late Stone Age where one of the earliest mirrors may have been small ceramic bowls filled with water. Designer Nick Ross takes inspiration from the ceramic bowls, which he is fascinated as there is no specific evidence to support the theory.
“That it cannot be proven adds to the object’s mystery. Is this a new object, or an old one reinvented? I wanted to take this notion and create a modern object which questioned its possible past and its relation to ‘the self’.”nick ross