People Will Always Need Plates

If you're looking to expand your property portfolio but have more dash than cash then check out Eclectic Avenue, where the house of your dreams can be had for a song...


Rock down to Eclectic Avenue with these architectural dinner plates by Hannah Dipper and Robin Farquhar, aka UK design duo People Will Always Need Plates. From suburban 1930s homes to present-day glass and steel constructs, each British housing period is captured by detailed line drawings set against eye-popping blocks of colour.

Casual yet comprehensive, the bone china 'Eclectic Avenue' range also includes side plates, mugs, cups and saucers, rice bowls, teapots and egg cups so every meal is covered. The question is do you pick the design that reflects the type of home you live in or your fantasy abode? Or do you flit from 60s prefab to Victorian villa as the mood takes you? Whichever way you go, this is one street where planning permission isn't necessary...

ABOVE, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: '1930s Dinner Plate''1940s Dinner Plate''Victorian Dinner Plate''Georgian Dinner Plate'. All £18
ABOVE RIGHT: '1930s/1940s Teapot', £50
BELOW FROM LEFT: 'Streetscape Rice Bowl', £10; 'Georgian/Victorian Pitcher', £25; '1960s/1970s Platter', £55; '1960s/1970s Mug', £12


ABOVE: '1960s Lime Green Side Plate'; '1970s Grass Green Side Plate'; '1990s Blue Side Plate'; '2000s Aubergine Side Plate'. All £13

The 'Eclectic Avenue' range is available in the UK and Europe from, with more stockists to follow