Magpie Modern Home Collection Will Delight Mid-Century Modern Enthusiasts.

Magpie Modern Home Collection

The Modern Home Collection – A-Z of the Atomic Era is British brand Magpie’s latest mix and match housewares collection. The colorful collection of mix and match plates, mugs, espresso cups, platters, tea towels and more have a distinctly retro feel and feature a witty alphabetical compendium of 26 of the last century’s most iconic designs illustrated in a beautiful vintage screen-print style. Read more

Pretty Painted Porcelain Vessels by Heesoo Lee

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Using porcelain as a three dimensional canvas, South Korean artist Heesoo Lee’s vessels, plates, mugs and vases are decorated with stunning hand-painted trees and flowers. Read more

Blue Willow Dinnerware For Video Game Lovers by Olly Moss.

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Olly Moss, a designer of whose work I am a giant fan, created these during some downtime. Re-imagining the classic China Blue Willow pattern he’s created Blue Willow dinnerware for video game lovers. Read more

Blue Willow Gets Weird. Multidishes by Maxime Ansiau.

Multidishes by Maxime Ansiau

This wonderfully weird take on Blue Willow dishes, Multidishes by Maxime Ansiau, combines multiple plates into one that can be mounted on the wall as art or used as serving pieces. Read more

Lip Service. Hand Painted Flatware With Hollywood Orifices by Andrea Mary Marshall.

The “Lip Service” dinner series by artist Andrea Mary Marshall consists of both “The Original Supper,” a set of hand painted spoons, and “The Marilyn Knives,” individual hand painted knives. Both are available for purchase. Read more

Remembering Eva Zeisel 1906-2012. Her Life and Her Work.

remembering eva zeisel

The world lost a legend on December 30th when Eva Zeisel died at the age of 105. In honor of her passing, I am reprinting a post I wrote on her amazing life and work in April of 2010. Read more

Wheel Of Nutrition Plates, A Tasteful Collaboration By 3 Designers



Are you eating right?

The wheel of nutrition is a dining plate that reminds us of the fundamental values of healthy eating. The plate comes in three types: Diet, Extra ordinary and Supersize. Read more