Graphite is a minimalist series of wooden bowls created by Switzerland-based designer Carlo Clopath. Graphite are lathed wooden bowls with a thin graphite (mineral) coating (surface). The graphite – familiar to everyone as writing substance in a pencil – is applied to the completed wooden surface on the lathe (rotating): the result is a thin, shiny (metallic), reflective, (deep) black surface – whereby the timber grain is partially shining through. The (experimental) surface fundamentally change