Even though The Homer Laughlin Company has been around for more than a century and a half, that's no excuse to rely on past success. As we look forward to what's left of 2018, let's take a quick look at some of the latest trends from HLC.
What you'll find are vibrant new colors, bold patterns, inspiring textures, and a whole range of innovative plating ideas. Homer Laughlin's goal is to provide chefs and restaurateurs with the luxuries they need to stand out from the pack and increase revenue, and we feel like their new, 2018 offerings completely hit the mark.
From Disney films like Coco to modern tabletop designs, there's a trending fascination with everything related to Dia de los Muertos. Styles from the Day of the Dead include dramatically contrasting colors and symbols that are both mysterious and festive. Enjoy both a dark metallic design and a lighter pattern with Skull and Vine - Foundry and Skull and Vine - Sugar.
Building on a rich, 80-year history, Mulberry is the latest (and 50th!) color included in this iconic collection of Fiesta dinnerware. A rich, deep purple with a red cast, Mulberry inspires chefs to make any presentation pop off the plate, especially foods that are green, orange, and red. Mulberry might be an untraditional color, but it's an inspirational one.
The HLC Fresco line just received an exciting new edition. Fresco Hues is a collection of bowls that stand in sharp relief against Fresco's earthy, matte finish. The coolness of robin's egg blue, the sharpness of lemongrass, and the warmth of goldenrod add depth and dimension to any tabletop or dining experience. And different sizes make Fresco Hues great as small and large rice bowls, or small and large noodle bowls.
Summer is here, and there's nothing better than patio dining with friends. With HLC's Terrace dinnerware, four lovely colors will help you make the most of sunny weather: citrus, aqua, gray, and pink -- each shade being a lighter color to one in the Fiesta collection. Terrace is perfect for the "eclectic tabletop" trend of mixing and matching different settings.
Sharing food is a popular trend, so dinnerware needs to accommodate these new styles of eating. Homer Laughlin's Trays dinnerware does just that, with Hammered Copper bringing a handcrafted hammered metal look to the table, while Bright White offers a more minimalistic design.
Grove blends the beauty of the natural world with deco to create dinnerware destined to become a tabletop focal point and the champion of your signature appetizers, shareables, and sides. Bold, asymmetrical shapes take their cues from tree slices, driftwood, and flat stones. With surfaces marked by grooves, contrasting colored glazes settle in varying thicknesses and intensities, making each piece a one-of-a-kind creation.