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

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, … Read More

Whimsical & Functional Ceramics at Tokyo’s Interior Lifestyle Fair 2013

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Ceramic Japan Teapot Shaped Tape Dispensers, Pretty Leaf Plates &  Modern Teapot | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Spotted at the 2013 Interior Lifestyle Tokyo Design Fair:  Adorable gift ideas from pastel-infused ceramic teapot-shaped tape dispensers for your desk to pretty and simple Sea Grape leaf-shaped dishes in a lovely glazed ceramic to a modern design interpretation of the traditional teapot. Design Resources: Interior Lifestyle Tokyo, Messe Frankfurt, Ambiente 2014

Rossetta Rossette Maison de Couture: Interior Lifestyle Tokyo

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Blue & White and Pink & White Lacquer Bowls from Rosetta Rossette | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Lacquered Nesting Bowls in Pink and Blue, and Fabric Flower Bookmarks. The Jejeu lacquer nested bowl collections from Rossetta Rossette Maison de Couture are simple, elegant, and beautiful art for the table. These lovely and delicate striped pink and  white and striped blue and white bowls with gold accents were one of my favorite discoveries at the Interior Lifestyle Tokyo … Read More

1300 Only Porcelain at 2013 Interior Lifestyle Tokyo

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Table Art: Luxury, nearly translucent, white porcelain tableware with delicate details edged in 22 karat gold. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Table Art: Luxury, nearly translucent, white porcelain tableware with delicate details edged in 22 karat gold. Inspired by the beauty of Nature’s flowers: Elegant porcelain wine cups with flower bases. White and gold porcelain Cricket chopstick holding dish. Orchid Tea Set tableware in porcelain trimmed in 22 karat gold. 1300 Collection elegant, petal-edged porcelain and gold dinnerware and serving plates … Read More

Beauty in Polish Ceramics: Ceramika Artystyczna 2013 Interior Lifestyle Tokyo

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Traditional handcrafted and handpainted Polish pottery in floral and ornate patterns. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Traditional handcrafted and hand painted Polish pottery in floral and ornate patterns. Detail view of Ceramika Artystyczna ceramic dinner plate. Modern motifs on traditional Polish pottery and ceramic tableware easily coordinate with the more traditional dinner plates in the collection. Design Resources: Ceramika Artystyczna, Distributed in Japan by Yamato,  Interior Lifestyle Tokyo, Messe Frankfurt, Ambiente 2014

Interior Lifestyle Tokyo Design Fair Showcases Glazed Ceramics by Hasami

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Hasami Artist at Interior Lifestyle Tokyo 2013 | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Interior Lifestyle Tokyo, located in the architecturally striking Tokyo Big Site,  is one of the premier annual design fairs showcasing beautiful design ranging from traditional design to ultra modern designs in all areas including interiors, accessories, textiles, tableware and surface materials. Though a small show in comparison to design fairs such as Milan’s I Saloni, Paris’ Maison et Objet and parent … Read More