White Ironstone and Green: A Simple Setting for Saint Patrick’s Day

On Saint Patrick’s Day, we are all Irish for one day. Yes, there are green beers, green rivers, and silly green hats. Before the festivities, begin with a simple dinner. Everyone seems to have their favorite Irish Stew, Shepherds Pie,…

Russel Wright Casual China: Durable Everyday Dishes

Design Matters. We are captivated with the look of an object. No matter what particular style we are drawn to emulate in our lives. From the spare lines of Modernism back to Victorian Romanticism, their appeal speaks a language that…

The Victor Mug: The Social Life of Things

More than a drink, coffee is a ritual. Sleepy-eyed in the early morning quiet . . . we follow a familiar and comforting routine.  After a few minutes, the coffee  is ready and hot. Grab your mug. . . .…