Kihara’s Komon Blue & White Japanese Porcelain at Interior Lifestyle Tokyo 2013

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Kihara Porcelain Plates:  2013 Animal Motif Collection for Children, and  Skull and Crossbones for Adults.  | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Kihara Porcelain Plates:  2013 Animal Motif Collection for Children, and  Skull and Crossbones for Adults.  | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Front row: Kihara’s 2013 debut of porcelain dishes and tableware collection for children, “KOMON Kids”. The KOMON Kids blue and white collection includes playful motifs from swimming whales to wooly sheep, funny bunnies and mischievous pigs.

Middle row: A decidedly more grown-up, and edgier porcelain dinnerware collection, also from the  Kihara KOMON line – plates that boast skull and crossbones, stars and bats.

Blue and White Japanese Porcelain Dinnerware Collection KOMON from Kiahara. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Traditional Japanese art motifs are hand painted, in blue and white, onto these small dinner plates and chop stick holders from the original KOMON tableware collection.

Design Resources: Kihara Inc., Interior Lifestyle Tokyo, Messe Frankfurt, Ambiente 2014