Posts Tagged ‘porcelain’
Thursday, June 14th, 2012
Tea for two
This fun porcelain tea pot and cups set is part of Yukari Sweeney’s home range and features contemporary images of London.
It’s the perfect tea set for anyone short on space, as the two cups stack neatly on top of the teapot. You won’t want to put it in a cupboard though, as it looks great displayed out on a kitchen worktop.
The Yukarri Sweeney London tea set is available from Debenhams, where it’s priced at £18.
Monday, December 19th, 2011
24 carat gold platter
This lovely peacock feather design platter would be perfect for serving up some delicious Christmas party canapes on.
The white china porcelain platter features a reproduction of an original peacock feather embroidery design by Keith Murray, a Watts designer. The design is finished off with touches of 24 carat gold.
The Crown Hill Platter is currently reduced – it was £35.95 but is now only £19.18, from the Watts London store on Bouf.
If you like the design, snap it up now, as we understand this particular design may be being discontinued.
Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
Tea served with cauliflower, anyone?
A simple design, but with a fun and quirky element, this cauliflower teapot is sure to be a talking point, whether it’s in use for serving tea or purely used for decorative purposes.
Designed by Sena Gu and made from porcelain, the white cauliflower teapot can be purchased from Designed in England for £65.
Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
Mug with a cheery message
British designer, Rob Ryan, is well known for his intricate paper cuts and screen prints, like the limited edition laser cut we featured previously, but some of his designs have also been transformed into mugs.
This cheery, “Believe in People,” porcelain mug has been screen printed with one of Rob’s designs.
The wording, in bright orange hearts with intricate edges, could make it a suitable Valentine’s Day gift.
The Believe mug is £12 from Urban Outfitters.
Monday, May 10th, 2010
Square dinner set
Square dinner plates are a pleasant change from the traditional round design of many tableware sets and help produce a more contemporary look.
This porcelain dinner set comes with 16 pieces – four dinner plates, four side plates, four bowls and four mugs – and is decorated in a striking black and white oriental flower design. The edges of the square plates are slightly rounded, producing a soft look.
Everything is dishwasher and microwave safe and the 16 piece oriental flower dinner set is only £29.89 from Argos.
Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010
Stylish swirl vase
This porcelain swirl vase has been cleverly made by sculptors Lee and Larry Jiazhan, under the guidance of designer Lynne Lange, and reflects the movements of nature. The swirls are so effective that you can almost see them moving.
Each porcelain vase is individually handmade and measures 15cm by 25cm. If you want to give it as a present, then it does come with a gift box.
Find out more, or treat yourself to this stunning vase, on Not On The High Street, where it’s sold by Isabel Ballardie Interiors.
Thursday, December 10th, 2009
Comet coffee set
This delicate porcelain gold Comet coffee set, from Zara Home, would make the perfect Christmas gift for someone who loves coffee.
The four dinky little coffee cups, which feature a pretty gold design, come presented in this lovely round gold box.
Each cup measures 11cm by 7cm and the whole set is £19.90 from Zara Home.
Tuesday, December 1st, 2009
Three piece sake set
This traditional Yuto sake set is made from porcelain and decorated in contemporary and fresh designs – although each piece is slightly different, the colours complement each other well.
It comes as a three piece set, with two dinky little porcelain cups, and is available to buy at Habitat for £14.40.
If you buy from Habitat online between 2nd and 6th December, you could get an extra 20% off your purchases by using the code A9SE312 at the checkout.
Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
These porcelain milk carton jugs are all the rage at the moment and they’re certainly novel and distinctive.
This one is plain and simple, but the white porcelain won’t date and will go with any crockery colour schemes.
Best of all, compared to many of the other milk carton jugs, this one is very reasonably priced, at only £10, from Utility.
If you do fancy a porcelain milk jug carton with a bit of decoration, then it could set you back £36 at Of Cabbages and Kings.
However, we reckon that with a bit of creativity, there’s scope to liven up the plain porcelain milk carton jug with your own designs.
For example, small craft stickers or even small wall stickers could easily be added to it to give it a bit more zing – although you would have to be careful if washing it. For decorative purposes, the jug can double up as a vase, especially for holding a single stem.