Rimini Blu

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Bitossi’s ‘Rimini Blu’ collection of ceramics was created in the early 50s by Aldo Londi, the former art director of Bitossi ceramics. The collection of vases and animals is characterised by their unique blue and turquoise glazes and irregular texture and many are still in production today. Continue reading

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Kirkham Sugar Bowl

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The 50s might not be to everyones taste as we think back in shock and horror of abstract, geometric patterns in primary colours, new materials – PVC, fibreglass, rubber, melamine, vinyl and plastics. Continue reading

Kirkham Egg Cups

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Matching companions for the Kirkham sugar bowl and admiral additions to the breakfast table, though the wooden rack tends to be left in the cupboard most of the time. Classic 50s design.

Bargain: £8 on eBay

50’s Kitchen Scale

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This slightly battered kitchen scale is another find from the cheap end of Portobello Market. Admittedly it’s not ultra precise but working nevertheless, it might not be useful though for a fussy ingredient list.

A bargain for £10