Brighten up your meal times with our selection of unique tableware and ceramics by talented independent designers. Guests are sure to be impressed.
A: Easy as Pie
The Nuka plate is dipped in a wood ash glaze and brushed with iron before firing to create an unusual rust effect. Perfect for serving up your favorite pie. Available at cherricopottery.com.
B: Lean on Me
These ceramic Not So Straight bottle vases by Henry’s Future are a quirky way to accessorize your table or dining room. Mix and match colors and sizes to create an attractive display. Available at notonthehighstreet.com.
C: Sweet Pour
This syrup pitcher in butter cream is a smart addition to a table laid for a leisurely brunch. The design dates back to the 1930s, a touch of stoneware history brought to you by Bauer Pottery. Available at bauerpottery.com.
D: Shaken or Stirred
Rosanna’s products are driven by her passion for making meal times more beautiful, and with these handmade, mouth-blown martini glasses, made from recycled Mexican glass, cocktail hour gets the same treatment. Available at rosannainc.com.
E: Pitcher This
Inspired by the work of artist Mark Rothko, the stunning Rothko hand pitchers by’ potter Frances Palmer are a sophisticated option for serving drinks, and bound to get guests talking. Available at francespalmerpottery.com.
F: Color Creations
At Rainbow Gate, you can choose from 16 vibrant colors for your dinnerware, and put them together any way you like. Dinners need never be dull! Available at rainbowgate.com.
BEET RED Linen’s deep crimson burrows through Joan Mitchell’s paintings like the roots of an ancient tree, twisting and turning with a live, pulsating energy. Leader in the second generation of Abstract Expressionists throughout the 1950s, Mitchell pioneered a daring and adventurous approach to painting, allowing wild tangles of paint to become dense networks of…
Henri Matisse had an enduring obsession with BRIGHT COBALT’s distinctive shade of blue, observing with fascination how it could ignite his paintings, prints and paper cut-outs with the luminescence of the sea and sky. Throughout his long and prolific career Matisse shifted through an array of adventurous styles and subjects, but a burning passion for…
Askeli Gallen-Kallela painted his native Finland as a magical watery paradise, where icy lakes, bruised skies and mounds of snow are dappled with streaks of enigmatic blue shadow. The blue-tinged shade of GREY MIST Linen was one he would return to over and over to convey these darkening areas of cast shadow, invoking the ancient,…
French artist Jules Bastien-Lepage was one of the greatest Naturalists of his generation, painting the French countryside with muted, earthy shades of moss green alongside soft tones of beige, brown and peach. OLIVE Linen’s warm, rustic shade of dark green was a favourite in his limited colour palette, lending his canvases a relatable down-earth-quality that…
Deep earthy colours like that of BROWN SUGAR Linen were a defining feature of Artemisia Gentileschi’s Baroque paintings, investing into them a quietly brewing mystery and intrigue. Gentileschi was the most celebrated female painter of 17th century, working throughout Europe for a series of high-profile clients in an era when few artistic opportunities were available…
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