Friday, 11 February 2011
PRESS: FINANCIAL TIMES MAGAZINE FEB 2011
This is a really good article about the come-back of decorate plates including words from Lou Rota and Paul Bishop of The New English. I can't believe I'm mentioned in it!
"Liberty's homeware buying manager, Michelle Alger, has just added Andrew Tanner's silhouette wall plates to the current stock of Fornasetti and Phoebe Richardson plates. "Wall plates are becoming popular due to the beautiful styles that are on offer". In short, wall plates are making serious art and design waves again."
On moving into surrealist territory with decorative plates: "Indeed, unusual bestsellers include Phoebe Richardson's black and white bone china plates, which are decorated with silk screen printed skulls and skeletal hands..."