Objects Of Design #126: Chunky Glass Candlestick

Bring a little atmosphere to the table Are you picturing the scene yet? The Portmeirion plates  laid on the table, the Jamie Oliver jug  filled with flowers from the hedges and these pretty candlesticks bringing a little atmosphere to the table . . . All carried there in the Alessi Fat Tray from the other day. These would

Objects Of Design #124: Sophie Conran for Portmeirion

Nothing is completely symmetrical in this set Yes, another member of the uber-talented Conran family pops up. This time it's Sophie, daughter of Sir Tel, who has created this range of crockery for Portmeirion. It's all white and none of the plates or bowls are completely perfectly round, which pleases me. In an age where