• Norm to unique

    July 21, 2014 General

    In the age of social media there is no place for common place, so we’ve taken everyday meals and given them a makeover to create visually unique dishes that are at home in front of the camera. Social media has fuelled a meteoric boom in customers sharing food photography using smartphones. Food is the fourth most popular subject matter on Pinterest and the second most popular on Instagram. And with features like photograph mapping on Instagram and location tagging on Facebook – both instantly... Read More

  • Back and forward with Avebury Blue

    July 21, 2014 General

    Advertisers have known for years that nostalgia sells and design classics popular during a person’s youth will influence buying habits throughout life. The past is currently big business, from film remakes to up-cycling antiques, and if you can create an experience that evokes happy memories and anecdotes then you have something very powerful. The Avebury Blue decorated stoneware porcelain range, from Utopia, is a wonderful throwback to a simpler time of family caravan and camping holidays. The collection’s classic blue rimmed enamel look is... Read More

  • Solid sophistication

    July 21, 2014 General

    A growing number of younger, more affluent diners are shunning formality and looking for casual eating experiences to share with friends. It is a more European way of enjoying food and friendship. Gone are the stifling reservations for four. Instead we have huge informal tables to gather around or quick counter-dining with portions to share – but importantly these hipsters still want to eat smart looking food. Revol has caught the tone perfectly with its new range, Solid. A sophisticated slate grey with organic,... Read More

  • Church Stonecast

    Rustic Retro

    July 21, 2014 General

    The rise of the gastropub has put homely, rustic and traditional fare well and truly on the food map and Britain’s appetite for casual, rural and welcoming food is stronger than ever. Churchill has gone back to its 60s and 70s archives to revive its rustic speckled design that dates back to the days of its James Broadhurst factory. It was an inspired decision that has given Churchill a beautiful and individual range called Stonecast. The range comes in natural white or a hand... Read More