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Christian Lacroix Maison releases new tableware collection for Vista Alegre

by Sophie Cullen on Jun 17, 2015 in Lifestyle
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Colour, playfulness and the exotic Caribbean are major influences in this collection (Photo by Neil Bicknell)

Colour, playfulness and the exotic Caribbean are major influences in this collection (Photo by Neil Bicknell)

For its 2015 collection, Christian Lacroix Maison has developed a range of tableware entitled Caribe with esteemed Portuguese porcelain producers Vista Alegre

Inspiration for the bright and exuberant range was found in the tropical settings of the Caribbean and beyond. Luscious ferns, dragonflies and brightly coloured feathers and flowers are all set against a pristine, white background.

Christian Lacroix Arts de la table - Caribe collection by Neil Bicknell 2

Fantastical creatures are ever-present in the designs (Photo by Neil Bicknell)

The designers paid particular interest to the intricate, hand-embroidered petticoat detailing of the ladies from Salvador da Bahia. Each piece in the collection is off-set with gold and platinum outlines, a signature trademark of Christian Lacroix Maison.

Tropical flora and fauna are features of the designs (Photo by Neil Bicknell)

Tropical flora and fauna are features of the designs along with the gold and platinum borders (Photo by Neil Bicknell)

Vista Alegre has been crafting porcelain since 1824 and was the first industrial unit to produce the product in Portugal. They work with a range of both local and international designers to create a selection of high-end pieces.

Inside of a salad bowl

Inside of a salad bowl

 

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