London’s Vintage Festival features a brilliant array of Vintage and Retro music, fashion, film, art, design and a Vintage market with over 200 vendors for fashion, accessories and furniture from the 20s to the 80s.
My favourite Meakin pattern. The ‘Inca’ pattern was designed by Jessie Tait. Continue reading
‘Maori’ coffee pot in Meakin’s staple shape ‘Studio’, designed by Tom Arnold in 1964. Perhaps reflecting a taste for the exotic that was typical of the 60s, his particular example is a stylised interpretation of the traditional colour palette and patterns of traditional Maori designs. Continue reading
Vegetable tureen produced ca. 1960 by Johnson Bros. The shape is reminiscent to Meakin, the pattern contemporary brown retro print design.
Johnson Brothers were set up by the break away grandsons from the Meakin dynasty in 1882. In 1968 they joined Wedgwood.
Unearthed at a car boot sale in East London for £4