These tabletop collections add vibrant color and style to the dinner table with fluid, artistic design and organic textures and shapes, creating a sensory experience for the meal at hand.
From reactive glaze finishes to hand-painted and hand-spun ceramics to the elegance of Ikat in blue and gold, these dinnerware offerings bring a fresh Wabisabi aesthetic in a variety of material construction from porcelain to melamine.
Durable and dishwasher safe, the Radiance collection from Certified International brings the organic look of reactive glaze into heavyweight melamine tableware, which can be used for dining indoors or out. Designed by David Sanchez, the collection comes in teal (shown), cream or red. www.certifiedinternational.com
With subtle and organic patterns, the Textured Neutrals collection from Lenox is calm, yet compelling. This pattern features a variety of subdued hues, creating a natural look for the table. Crafted of durable stoneware, Textured Neutrals is dishwasher and microwave safe. This collection also features coordinating serving pieces made of Acacia wood. www.lenox.com
Ethnicraft's Linear Flow serving tray collection is inspired by the ink drawings at the beginning of the design process when the pigment hits the glass and takes on a life of its own. The collection includes both square and round trays designed for serving or other storage purposes. www.ethnicraft.com
Inspired b the idyllic town of Sitio, Portugal, where the waves crash against the cliffs, Sitio Stripe from Juliska stands alone or is fun to mix and match. Made in Portugal. Dishwasher, freezer, microwave and oven safe. www.juliska.com
Mid-century Modern meets classic chic with Earth from Vietri. Warm, neutral tones hand-painted on angled silhouettes work in unison to create everyday essentials in four versatile patterns — bubble, bamboo, eggshell and flower. www.vietri.com
Voyage en Ikat is inspired by the age-old culture of Ikat, and true to its history as voyager and storyteller, Hermes of Paris has delivered a porcelain dinner service at the crossroads of East and West. Shown in Sapphire, Voyage in Ikat is enhanced by 24-karat matte gold, which is applied by hand, highlighting the rim of the plate. www.hermesofparis.com
The New Orleans glass blue and gold marble bowl from Beatriz Ball features a swirling surface of blue, white and gold, and is distinguished by its marbled surface and generous serving size. Hand-finished glass, food-safe. www.beatrizball.com