Gallery: Table wear for the finicky chef

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  1. Jean-Marie Massaud's 'Namaste' set of melamine dishes for Kartell are suggestive of flat stones and come in a natural colour palette. Picture: Courtesy of Kartell
  2. "Ovo" are serving platters by chef Carolo Cracco and also form part of Kartell's "In Tavola" collection, a series of tableware using a highly experimental approach to materials and technologies to create imaginative, coloured, transparent and seductive products. Picture: ...
  3. Spanish architect and designer Patricia Urquiola's Jellies Family of scalloped translucent dishes in delicate colours she designed for Kartell, the Italian plastic furniture and home accessroies company. Picture courtesy of Kartell
  4. "Panis b." by chef Andrea Berton is a melamine bread dish made of bread dough clay that comes in white, grey, brown, orange and lime yellow. Picture: Courtesy of Kartell
  5. The "I.D.ish by d'o" designed by Italian chef Davide Oldani consists of a complete line of dishes in bone white or bronze-coloured melamine, all with a thumbprint. Picture: Courtesy of Kartell
  6. For Kartell, French designer Philippe Starck created a set of "ding dong" bells for serving cheeses, cakes and pastries. Picture: Courtesy of Kartell

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