After a successful research trip to Milan in 1998, the creative minds at Fireworks were inspired to design a new range of contemporary tableware. The result is a range of simple, elegant and functional forms: Porcini cup and saucer, Exo Vessel bowl and Haiku fruit dish. Porcini is being manufactured by Staffordshire Creamware and includes three sizes of bowl, cup and saucer. Exo Vessel is a double-skinned bowl which can be used in a microwave.
The Haiku fruit dish is a ribbed plate which holds fruit in its bevelled surface, preventing it from moving around. It is made by slump-forming glass to make a gently undulating form. These ceramics were nominated and shortlisted for the Peugeot Design Awards in April.