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Judith Montens's Five Star Crockery Was Inspired by Celebrities

 - Dec 7, 2009   Updated: Jun 1 2011
References: montens.nl & dezeen
Titled Five Star Crockery, the collection from Amsterdam designer Judith Montens of Dutch collective Klad-Blok, comprises of cars and pile-ups made from crockery.

The Five Star Crockery collection, according to the designer, is based on the collections of celebrities including Jay Leno and Johnny Depp. Cars and crashes as well as insetcts are motifs used to the celebrity inspiration behind Montens' work.

Implications - With consumers looking to bring some excitement to the dinner table, brands are putting an artistic twist to dinnerware. Since eating brings the joy of social interaction, brands are hoping to accentuate the experience with quirky designs for that extra, whimsical element. Companies can manipulate and stretch the creative forms of dinner accessories so that home owners and their guests are entertained when they stay in.