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2015 Trend Forecast: ‘Modern Natural’

This February, get ready to match your tableware designs with this year’s colour trend forecast: Modern Natural. The upcoming season’s trending colours display a palette of earthy neutral tones and patterns to reflect a landscape of all things natural. This year’s predictions lean towards the appreciation for natural material and craftsmanship, along with a reconciliation towards nature and its environment. Perhaps such tendencies are a reaction to our busy lives and over-populated cities; however this year’s colour palette will evoke a love for nature and a timeless appreciation for warmth and security.

Explore this year’s Modern Natural trend with Noritake:


Colorwave Graphite is a stylish stoneware collection that will add instant dimension to any dining table. Featuring warm ivory tones contrasted by a striking earthy matte colour, the numerous items within the range will allow you to create a table with endless possibilities.


Take a look at Noritake’s award winning handmade Japanese Ceramics range, Miyama. Using high quality chinaware, this collection is exquisitely unique and represents contemporary Japanese style ceramics. Each piece features a unique shaping and mimics the hues of a cooling natural landscape. Miyama will make serving tea and sake a delight every time!


Unearth the cool and confident tones unique to Noritake’s IVV Glassware Collections. Combining innovative research, design and traditional artisan techniques, IVV features organic shades inclined towards nature’s earthy fragrances. This collection is fun yet sophisticated in its appeal, and will bring to the table this season’s most significant colour trends.


For those of you who prefer clean, modern and simple crockery designs, Marc Newson by Noritake Tableware features high-end pieces created using the finest quality bone-china.  Designed for Qantas First & Business Class, Noritake’s Marc Newson Collection can be used on its own or combined with handcrafted tableware essentials for a high-flying table setting reflective of this year’s appreciation for modern, natural and simple creations.

Blog by Kimberley Mahoney