Obsessions: Tableware from Reiko Kaneko
Porcelain cups marked by lipstick smears and wayward drips of coffee might not sound very appealing, but when the china's super-prissy and said stains are rendered in high-gloss gold, it's actually pretty fabulous. Everything on Japanese-born, British-based designer Reiko Kaneko's website, Reikokaneko.co.uk, shares this same winky humor, including bone china pet bowls featuring fish-eye-lens close-ups of a dog's snout and artfully "cracked" dinner plates.
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