Be captivated by the heritage and timeless elegance of porcelain. It is the key element of a chic dining table that can capture the attention of all your guests. At Chic Icon, we have shortlisted the most iconic porcelain factories whose elaboration process, quality, and craftsmanship make their brand stand out from the crowd.
The Haviland manufacturer is dedicated to the universe of decoration and interior design and offers a wide variety of objects, from trays, vases, and candleholders to exceptional pieces, such as the porcelain wall panel or even the chandelier. In 1842, David Haviland made Limoges the world capital of porcelain. Fascinated by the “white gold” of Limousin, he traveled across the Atlantic to settle in Limoges in 1842, where he founded his factory.
At Haviland, everything starts with real white gold. From the porcelain paste to the creation of the shape, every millimeter of the plate is thought out to perfection. As if it were a blank canvas, the manufacturer’s craftsmen conjure the decorations and patterns of the dishes to achieve perfect harmony. From bowls to rimmed and rimless plates to deep plates, each piece tells a story. Functional objects of everyday life, the plates are available in different sizes to fit the finest of dishes. It is highly sought after by interior designers to adorn the most exquisite residences with both traditional and contemporary pieces in geometric and refined shapes. OrderHERE
Tradition and modernity blend in perfect harmony through the different collections and porcelain sets offered by this firm. Founded more than 140 years ago, today Rosenthal develops porcelain products and interior collections for end consumers as well as the most discerning catering and hospitality professionals. These pieces feature exceptional standards of design, functionality, quality, and workmanship and embody the spirit of constant innovation and creativity.
It is considered the most prestigious porcelain in the world for being a world reference in the sector for which more than 150 artists from all over the world have collaborated. Some of the exclusive brands it has worked with are Versace, Thomas, Arzberg, and Sambonet. Its products offer simple, elegant, and romantic designs that will never go out of style. See more HERE
The world-renown of this manufactory is based on its craftsmanship and centuries of artistic tradition; it is the oldest porcelain manufactory in Europe founded in 1710 by King Augustus the Strong. For over 300 years, Meissen has been creating porcelain of exceptional quality, renowned for its purity. Channeling its rich heritage through the vivid craftsmanship of the manufacture, porcelain pieces are created to achieve the highest standards of exclusivity and individuality. Dining services, sculptures, and objects created by Meissen have been pioneering from the beginning.
Meissen porcelain and its insignia, the two crossed swords, are synonymous throughout the world with porcelain of the highest quality and exceptional craftsmanship. It is their fine craftsmanship and the preservation of tradition that makes possible the unsurpassed creative hallmarks of Meissen: an abundance of detail, original designs, and radiant colors that to this day are unique and unparalleled. Order HERE
Villeroy & Boch
Timeless elegance, innovative design, and exceptional quality: the Villeroy & Boch brand has stood for since 1748. This wonderful company is one of the world’s leading ceramics manufacturers, both industrial and domestic. The company is headquartered in Mettlach, Germany. It was known for its tiles since 1852 when Eugen von Boch restored an ancient Roman floor mosaic. In the same year, the company began producing the elegant “Mettlach tiles” that have become a worldwide success.
Thanks to innovative manufacturing processes, Villeroy & Boch tiles are not only extremely attractive and practical but also manufactured according to strict environmental criteria. Whether it’s tiled for the bathroom, tiles for the kitchen, or elegant variants for the living room, you’re sure to find inspiration in their products. The brand also offers a coordinated furniture range that complements an integrated brand concept for interior decoration. See more HERE
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