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Diane Keaton's not-too-kooky tableware collection
Erstwhile Woody Allen ingenue and celebrity home flipper Diane Keaton releases K by Keaton, a farm-style dinnerware collection for Bed, Bath & Beyond.
Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 03:00 PM
Although not-afraid-to-be-sexy sexagenarian actress Diane Keaton may be best known for her fearless — and sometimes unflattering
— fashion sense, the Oscar-winning “Annie Hall” and "Baby Boom" star isn’t just
about wide-brimmed hats, gloves, giant crucifixes and modified men’s suits.
Now, in addition to her side gig as what The New York Times
calls a "serial real estate flipper,” Keaton is bringing her love of interiors to the masses with K by Keaton
, an unfussy stoneware tabletop collection designed exclusively for Bed, Bath & Design
. Inspired by Catalina pottery and using a restrained palate of “farm-y, landscape colors,” the K by Keaton line consists of sturdy, kid-friendly bowls, plates and mugs. Individual pieces start at $4.99 while 12-piece dinnerware sets — available in colors “Bark,” “Wheat,” “Grass” and boring old white — are $59.99. The entire collection is microwave- and dishwasher-safe.
Explains Keaton in the collection's product description:
We share a meal. We talk. It's me. It's you. Let's be honest the best place in the house is the kitchen and that's not fancy! It's where families happen. So here's to honest food, simple times, and handsome dishes.
K by Keaton doesn't consist entirely of straightforward stoneware in vegetal tones. Capitalizing on Keaton's trademark whimsy, the collection includes hot-selling typographic canapé plates
that read: “Bite,” “Yum,” “Good” and “Eat."
Head on over to The New York Times
to read a quick Q&A with Keaton where she discusses her love of bowls, shake roofs and Spanish homes. And for a great new tabletop line that’s summery, kid-friendly, and similarly nature-inspired, check out Todd Oldham’s Charlie Harper collection
for one of my favorite stores, Fishs Eddy
Keaton fans: Are you enticed?
Product images: Bed, Bath & Beyond
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