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Play Plates

Eating becomes a fun and lighthearted event with novelty dishware

Implications - The home is where consumers can have fun and relax, which is why more home decor designers are turning meal time into a more playful and family-friendly affair with the creation of novel and lighthearted dinnerware and kitchen pieces. These cute and artistic plates appeal to a consumer's inner child while also helping parents to keep their children's attention during dinner time.
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6 Featured, 45 Examples:
386,218 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Jan 12 — Sep 12
Trending:
Mild

Featured Examples

Attitude-Filled Dinnerware
Attitude-Filled Dinnerware
The 'Intervention-ware' Plate Series Provides Quirky Sayings
"You're not perky, you are obnoxious," is just one of the many insults from the less-than-kind and most likely brutally honest dishware from the 'Intervention-ware' line. 'Fishs Eddy' has introduced… MORE
Food Artistry Plates
Food Artistry Plates
Boguslaw Sliwinski's Plates Encourage Food Play
Boguslaw Sliwinski has created a series of ceramic plates that feature kid-inspired drawings of boats sailing across an ocean, trains trekking under the clouds and cranes waiting to lift their share. These… MORE
Puzzle Piece Plates
Puzzle Piece Plates
The 'Altered Perspectives' Collection by Little Owl Designs Transforms Dishes
Artists are always trying to come up with new and exciting ways to showcase their work and now, artists Bruce Wayland and Marcello DeSimone of Little Owl Designs break the mold with ‘Altered... MORE
Quirky Cuisine Dishware
Quirky Cuisine Dishware
The Claudia Pearson Plates are Hilariously Merchandized
The cleverly merchandized Claudia Pearson Plates, featuring adorable dogs and hilarious fish, are a summer must. The dog plates (of dogs wearing a fedora, a striped jumper and riding a surfboard)... MORE
Childlike Ceramics
Childlike Ceramics
Camberwell Graduate Charlotte Mei Creates Personality-Packed Plates
Charlotte Mei indulges her inner child with a slew of ceramic creations that could very well have been crafted by a child. Although she describes herself as a painter, decorator and water-based... MORE
Tin Can-Like Dishes
Tin Can-Like Dishes
The Din Din Stainless Platter is Made for Children and Picky Eaters
The Din Din Stainless Platter provides an interesting way to teach children (and possibly even the odd adult) about the five food groups. As though five tin cans were semi-flattened and melded... MORE

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