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Hand-Painted Paula Kathlyn Dishes Let You Drink Your Coffee With Pride

By: Bianca Bartz - Published:   Updated: Aug 3 2011 • References: retrogalusa.etsy
The Peacock Shop by Paula Kathlyn offers a selection of stunningly colorful birds painted on everything from dishes to t-shirts, but it's her peacock mugs that are particularly charming.

Trend Hunter covered peacock fashion earlier this year (here, here and here), but these hand-painted peacock mugs and dishes by Paula Kathlyn show that peacock motifs are just as appealing when they come from the cupboard as from the wardrobe.

Implications - One of the fastest ways for a company to differentiate itself in a crowded marketplace is by altering a standard, every day product to include a radical design. By offering consumers something they are familiar with in an unfamiliar fashion, the product is given new life and vitality.