You would be forgiven for thinking the print on this V&A and Liberty Art Tray comes from the middle of the last century. In fact, it dates from much further back than that – 1797 to be precise.
The V&A Shop and Liberty Art Fabrics have collaborated on a limited edition collection o f18 printed cottons, featuring designs from quilts in the V&A’s collection. The fabric designs have now been put onto a range of different shaped and sized trays.
The trays cost between £18 and £35 from the V&A Shop.
A new product from People Will Always Need Plates is always something to celebrate. Their latest range are these Electric Avenue Trays.
The illustration celebrates the past 200 years of British architecture with the different styles of homes we have had. The streets are complete with the type of transport typical of that period. The trays are available in two sizes, a large one (43cm by 33cm) and a small (27cm by 20cm), which cost £25 and £17.50 respectively. The colours are People Will Always Need Plates signature pop art shades – process blue or 70s green for the large trays or blood orange or magenta for the small.
Buy the trays directly from People Will Always Need Plates.
If you want to recreate a 1970s bar in the corner of your lounge, then Bar Era is the place to go for vintage barware.
Their website stocks a vast array of glasses, trays, ice buckets, ashtrays and signs. The stock is arranged by theme according to which part of a bar it belongs to, such as the cocktail lounge, public bar, smoking or games room, but you can also browse by era or by brand. If you are based in London or the south east of England, Bar Era also offer a hire service should you wish to borrow some vintage pieces for a special event.
To see their current stock, visit the Bar Era website.
Cool picnicware, eye-catching design or affordable street art – you get the lost with these very affordable Keith Haring x Platex plates and trays.
Two are pictured above, with a tray shownover the page, but that's just a fraction of the designs currently available at the Colette website, which include large and small trays, as well as plates, all made of a melamine resin, all with a Keith Haring signature and of course, all featuring Haring's 1980s streeet art.
Prices vary between 5 and 10 Euros per piece.
Find out more at the Colette website