ISSUE 12  |  Color Coded

Design Sleuth: Mix-and-Match Tea Sets

March 20, 2012 6:00 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

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A little color goes a long way with Jansen + Co's brightly hued ceramics, spotted in a Finnish kitchen.

We noticed the ceramics on Varpunen, where blogger Suki created a display of "My" series of teapots, mugs, sugar bowls, and cake stands: the perfect modernist tea set. Known for its colorful tableware, Dutch company Jansen + Co was founded by Anouk Jansen and husband Harm Magis in 2006. Since each piece features contrasting colors, Jansen recommends mixing and matching to create a customized set.

Above: The set in blogger Suki's kitchen, via Varpunen.

Above: My Mug XL is available in seven different colors; $15 at A+R Store.

Above: My Sugar Bowl is available in grey with a red lid (shown) and green with a blue lid; €17.94 at Bruno + Bean.

Above: My Teapot; $64 at A+R Store.

Above: My Milk Jug in yellow with red (shown) and gray with blue; €17.94 at Bruno + Bean.