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Sunday, February 21, 2010

Oh Stefan...Come Over And Look At This

"Stefano Seletti describes his kitchen as “big but nice chaos,” with open shelves that hold plates of various shapes and sizes. When Mr. Seletti, the president of Seletti, the Italian home furnishings company, challenged the designer Alessandro Zambelli to come up with a solution for hiding dinnerware in plain sight, the Palace Collection was Mr. Zambelli’s solution. At first glance, the pieces look like porcelain renditions of Renaissance palaces in Florence, but each “building” is actually made up of a stack of six plates (dinner or dessert size) or bowls (cereal or soup) with a “roof” that, when turned over, becomes another usable dish."

I saw this and immediately thought of my ever fabulous talented friend Stefan.
Who is an Architect.
And from what I know....he loves porcelain dinner-ware.
I thought this would be fun for him.
Stefan, do you likie???

What do the rest of my Bloggieville friends think? Do You Likie?
I am not sure how I feel about it laid out as individual dinner pieces.
But it sure looks fabulous stacked. Right?
I am sure if you jazzed the table up with the appropriate accoutrement's it would be a knock out.

XXXX's  hugs to you Stefan  

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  1. How cool are these!! I have never seen anything like them. Amazing, can't wait to hear what Stefan says!

  2. I think these are very clever and attractive!

  3. Anonymous14:15

    very fun, love them. a clever dinner is built. a city dinner. map place mats.

  4. OMG, Renee, they are fabulous! Of course, I love anything Italian and completely over-the-top, so these fit right in. Price is excellent too. I have already imagined the crystal, the flowers decorating the tables, but I would love to have them as "eye-candy" just sitting in my kitchen as the palaces they are. xx's Marsha

  5. haha - am I so transparent? I saw these somewhere and FELL IN LOVE. They're so me! 0f course, I am OUT of storage space (and cash), otherwise I would order them all. I think I agree with you that they would look better on kitchen shelves than 'in use' -but who cares. They are FABULOUS.
    Thanks for thinking of me, darling!

  6. They are very nice to look at and what a creative idea, BUT, I think they would actually be hard to eat from!

  7. I have seen that dinner ware, it is so clever. Smart looking
    perfect for a man.

    Very good job Renee,


  8. Dear Renee,
    What a brilliant idea. I love them. I only have white china but these I could be persuaded by. I can just see how good they would look in a kitchen, Are they expensive ?
    You obviously know your friend Stefan, very well.
    I actually think that they would be great fun to use as well.
    A wonderful idea, Renee. XXXX

  9. stefan,
    i am so glad you liked!
    although i have to admit....
    i knew you would.
    big hug

  10. I love - very clever and interesting.

  11. Those are brilliant! functional art is always my favorite!

  12. together they are great, however I don't like them so much on a table, and I agree I think they would be hard to eat out of.

  13. This is a genius design, Renee! Very cool. Have a super day! xo



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