Feinedinge*: delicate porcelain to collect and cherish

When I was visiting the trade show Maison et Objet in Paris, I met Vienna-based ceramic artist Sandra Haischberger. I was drawn to her stand by the exquisite porcelain tableware in pretty pastels she had on display. The form of the lids of the tea pot and sugar bowl was something that stood out, so […]

Dinnerware to dish out: Passage to India

Today I’m dishing out a fabulous collection of dinnerware by the French Gien label. The Gien china “Route des Indes” or Passage to India (the spice route) takes you on a trip through India’s fascinating panorama of vibrant colours and traditions. The illustrations are the work of former banker and widely travelled painter Arnaud d’Aunay. He has […]