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.
The silvery grey-blue of LAGOON linen became leaden, steely skies in the hands of painter Joan Eardley, capturing the furious energy of storm-laden seascapes in thick slabs, swipes and streaks of moody colour. A master in capturing the wild, elemental and unspoilt beauty of the Scottish coastline, Eardley heaved huge canvases into the landscape during…
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Deep shades of indigo like Japanese Blue were a potent tool in the arsenal of much-loved 19th century Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, a means of investing dark, brooding shadows into his atmospheric woodblock prints. From the cavernous depths of gushing waterfalls to the timeless silhouette of Mount Fuji, he layered this entrancing shade of darkness…
We get many questions on fabric weight. If you’re trying to comprehend this, you are not alone! The weight of the fabric is measured in ounces per yard or meter: approximately 2-4oz for lightweight, 4-8oz for middleweight and 8-14oz for heavy weight. This chart would be very helpful as well and includes information on changing…
“The best of these designs are so eye-poppingly gorgeous that it’s hard to know how to begin to account for them. But then, good art can never be fully accounted for, just described…” Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, 2002 Brilliantly eccentric and ludicrously inventive, the multi-generational quilts emerging from Boykin, colloquially known as Gee’s Bend,…
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