The newest of the bunch is not made of ceramic at all but are the Heath Glasses, designed by Heath Ceramics co-owner Catherine Bailey. The water goblets feature thick bases (to keep them from tipping over if filled with something more likely to get one tipsy than water) and a simple silhouette.
The thick-tab-handled espresso cups were introduced last year and make a splash in the new, Christmas color-—as do the mugs (top image), with their delicate finger holds.
Among our other favorites are the serving tray:
the cook's set (which would make a perfect gift for a special someone):
and—ever popular in our office—the bud vase:
The collection will be available October 1—which should give you just enough time to save up for one of the pricey (but beautifully crafted) pieces.
When not writing, Miyoko Ohtake can be found cooking, training for her next marathon, and enjoying all that the City by the Bay and the great outdoors have to offer.