Welcome to Asylum!
This idea came into being from the simple fact that not all projects have the type of start that end up being a final product. as anyone who has tried to turn a bit of pottery or write a distinct story, they may tell you sometimes mistakes are too much and are crumpled up and tossed aside.
The idea for the shape of Asylum is if you take a ball of clay and squeeze it in your fist you will get clay oozing through your fingers. now if that was tossed into the aether and was allowed to spin n the central axis it may form those oozed lumps out into platters or plates. take that thought and add in a little magic of imagination and you will get the idea of the world of Asylum.
Hop on over to the wiki and see if this safe haven will be for you.