Whether you are alone, in a couple or with your family, everyday dishes must be able to adapt to your lifestyle. Plates, cutlery, glasses, dishes … The material of your dishes is determined according to your needs. As for the decorative style, fantasies are possible on condition of having a sober base. Discover more with all our tips to choose your dishes everyday …
Define the appropriate material
In the art of the table, the plates play a determining role. Thus, it is easier to start with the plates that can then determine the choice of glasses, cutlery and other accessories of the table. In any case, you must determine the material best suited to your lifestyle to choose a tableware as practical as aesthetic. Among the flagship materials, we count the dishes:
sandstone: authentic and rustic, the stoneware is very resistant and easily withstands shocks and dishwasher safe. Remember that ceramic dishes are heavier than average.
earthenware: earthenware crockery offers beautiful finishes and a large choice of colors. That said, it is porous and easily scratched! Forget the dishwasher or the microwave!
Porcelain: delicate, porcelain sublime any table service she dresses. This explains its sometimes expensive cost. It can be durable but does not withstand big shocks.
glass: this is the most common topic when talking about dishes. You need the glass is not lacking asset. Not only, it allows a wide choice of colors but in addition it is often treated to withstand shocks. All for a cheap price. On the other hand, the glass is quite noisy. Sensitive ears refrain!
in vegetable fibers: bamboo, sugar cane, wood … the crockery in vegetable fiber is, inevitably, the most ecological! We love its authentic and natural appearance that is always a sensation on a table!
Acrylic: Acrylic tableware comes in many patterns and colors. Resistant and economical, it is a privileged subject when you have children.
Which style of decoration to choose?
As you can see, the material determines the type of dish that best suits your lifestyle. But the decorative style is also important. Choose a timeless service for everyday use. What you ensure a sustainable use without tiring you. For the touch of madness, indulge yourself with a few colorful pieces that you can associate with your service more sober during your receptions. If the round shape of the plates remains a classic, dare the more unusual forms for the dishes in extra!
Because there’s nothing like a beautifully laid table, the dishes must attract the eye to arouse the appetite. In this sense, do not hesitate to mix styles and materials for a mix and match of the most successful! Because, let’s be honest, the table services too strict and coordinated are a little out of fashion … So, whether plates, glasses or dishes, play the contrasts with the mismatched!