Stepping into a home is a bit like opening a book – every piece of furniture, every artwork, even the smallest trinket tells a story. And sometimes, it’s the smallest pieces, often overlooked, that hold the most intrigue and character. This rings particularly true when it comes to designer porcelain home accessories, the little details that transform a house into a home.
Imagine setting your keys down on a chic Panthère de Cartier trinket tray as you walk through the door, or lighting a Fornasetti candle to fill the room with a soothing scent. Perhaps you want to make a bold statement with a piece that merges art with functionality, like the Seletti wears Toiletpaper ‘Sh*t’ Vase, an audacious showstopper that’s bound to spark conversation.
Our curated selection brings together the best of designer porcelain accessories, sourced from brands that marry whimsy and elegance in equal parts. From the chic and bold Druggist Tall Vase by Jonathan Adler, to the charming Blue Parrot Candle Holders by Mrs. Alice and the nostalgic Mickey Mouse Sculpture by Lladró. Whether you lean towards minimalism or extravagance, these pieces aren’t just accessories, they’re statements of style and personality. Dive in, and explore our handpicked collection of the best designer porcelain home accessories.
Panthère de Cartier trinket trays by Cartier
Exquisitely designed, the Panthère de Cartier trinket trays make a stylish statement in any home. This set of two, adorned with an enchanting arabesques motif, is crafted from premium Limoges porcelain, known for its unmatched quality. The trays aren’t just beautiful; they’re also practical, featuring a goat suede base that guards your surfaces. Whether used for holding trinkets or simply as elegant decorative pieces, these Cartier trays seamlessly blend luxury with functionality. They’re a testament to Cartier’s rich legacy of producing refined, timeless accessories for the home.
Perfect for: adding a touch of opulence to a minimalist or contemporary interior.
Set of two Panthère de Cartier trinket trays, small model, £280, visit Cartier
Druggist Tall Vase by Jonathan Adler
Indulge in the whimsical with the Druggist Tall Vase from the creative mind of Jonathan Adler. Capturing ethereal third-eye mindscapes, the vase is adorned in dreamy, Delft-inspired blues, illuminated by accents of real, sparkly gold. High-fired porcelain brings a refined aesthetic that lifts the piece to a whole new level. The unique design presents a dual personality, offering a different visual treat on its front and back – simply rotate it to rejuvenate your perspective. Whether gracing your table, nestling on a shelf, or stealing attention on your mantel, this vase serves as a surreal conversation starter.
Perfect for: instilling an element of fantastical charm in an eclectic or boho chic space.
Druggist Tall Vase, £350, visit Jonathan Adler
Rose Noire Porcelain Diffuser Set by L’Objet
Immerse your senses in the sophisticated allure of the Rose Noire Porcelain Diffuser Set by L’Objet. A beautifully sculpted white porcelain orb holds perfumed oil, radiating a continuous and enveloping fragrance. The scent composition is a lush journey through the exotic, featuring velvety layers of roses, further invigorated by the contrast of Ceylon tea. The aroma is encapsulated by the harmonious play of pimento berry and white pepper at the top, underpinned by the earthy touch of moss. This exquisite diffuser, presented in a luxurious gift box, serves not only as a feast for the senses but also a visual treat that complements any interior decor.
Perfect for: those seeking to imbue a sense of refined elegance to their traditional or classical home styles.
Rose Noire Porcelain Diffuser Set, £195, visit L’Objet
Candle Catene by Fornasetti
Illuminate your spaces with the Fornasetti Candle Catene, permeated with the sophisticated scent of Otto. It blends Mediterranean herbs, woods and incense to form an atmospheric, compelling fragrance. What sets this apart is the artistry of the ceramic container – its design first graced a silk foulard in 1946, exemplifying timeless elegance. This Italian brand has acquired a cult status in the world of interior design, and its products – even those crafted in ceramic rather than porcelain – offer a charm that’s second to none. Each creation is unique, with minor discrepancies signifying handcrafting excellence. This candle is more than a source of light or fragrance, it’s a statement of style.
Perfect for: anyone seeking to add a touch of vintage glamour to their contemporary home decor.
Candle Catene – Otto scent, £165, visit Fornasetti
Coasters by Ginori 1735
Unleashing the wild muse of nature within your home, this set of 4 coasters by Ginori 1735 present a bold, colourful statement. Taking inspiration from the eighteenth-century decorative tradition of symbolic animal motifs adorning stately home cups, these coasters get a modern twist. They are crafted from pure porcelain and boast vibrant hues inspired by the natural world. Each coaster is a stunning standalone piece, but as a set, they create a delightful tableau that pays homage to both past and present design ethos.
Perfect for: art lovers desiring to infuse an eclectic blend of historical symbolism and contemporary colour into their living spaces.
Mix of 4 coasters, £205, visit Ginori 1735
Blue Parrot candle holders by Mrs. Alice
For an extravagant yet chic touch to your home decor, consider these Blue Parrot candle holders from Mrs. Alice. This enchanting pair is not just holders for your candles, but a striking decorative element in themselves. Facing each other, they lend a sense of symmetry and elegance to any table or shelf they grace. Standing tall at 40cm, they add height and drama to a room, making them an excellent choice for those wishing to make a stylish statement. Pair them with blue candlesticks for an even more mesmerising effect.
Perfect for: those with a penchant for opulent, chic details that can transform an ordinary tablescape into a conversation-starting centrepiece.
Blue Parrot Candle Holder (pair), £178, visit Mrs. Alice
‘Mickey in black and white’ sculpture by Lladró
Step into the charming world of Disney with Lladró’s ‘Mickey in Black and White’ sculpture. This porcelain creation, imbued with a contemporary vision, brings one of Disney’s most iconic characters, Mickey Mouse, to life. Embodying the themes that Lladró is renowned for – love, nature and magic – the detailed hand-painted drawings adorn Mickey’s ensemble, giving him a playful yet sophisticated charm. While the black and white brushwork is a nod to animation techniques, it’s the touches of golden luster on Mickey’s nose and keys that truly make the piece shine. After all, who else but Mickey Mouse can use these keys to unlock hearts and speak of goodness and love?
Perfect for: adding a touch of whimsy and nostalgia to modern, contemporary spaces, and for any Disney lover who appreciates fine artistry.
‘Mickey in black and white’ sculpture, £950, visit Lladró
Tied Up in Knots change tray by Hermès
Brighten up any space with this colourful Hermès change tray. This French-made treasure, expertly designed by Jonathan Burton, showcases a charming and whimsical scene of flamingos hilariously entwined with their necks, with one even sporting a pair of roller skates! The tray, beautifully crafted from porcelain, is edged with hand-painted gold trim and features a velvety goatskin base, lending it an unmistakable air of luxury. Despite its playful nature, this piece retains an air of sophistication and chic, stamped with the reputable Hermès Paris brand.
Perfect for: adding a splash of coastal elegance and fun to any beach home, or as a talking point in an eclectic city apartment.
Tied Up in Knots change tray, £630, visit Hermès
Medusa Porcelain Box by Versace
Showcase your small valuables in ultimate luxury with Versace’s Medusa Porcelain Box. With the iconic Medusa emblem skillfully sculpted in three dimensions from fine porcelain, this box is an exquisite testament to Versace’s penchant for opulence. Made in Germany, it features a glossy finish that reflects light beautifully, adding an element of grandeur to any setting. The box’s design embodies the brand’s signature style – lavish and eye-catching, while retaining an air of timeless elegance.
Perfect for: injecting a touch of Italian glamour into a chic, modern living room, or as an eye-catching piece in a bold, maximalist bedroom.
Medusa Porcelain Box, £123, visit Versace
Seletti wears Toiletpaper ‘Sh*t’ Vase by Seletti
If bold and unconventional are your interior design buzzwords, then the Seletti wears Toiletpaper ‘Sh*t’ Vase is destined for your space. Birthed from a celestial collaboration between Seletti, renowned for quality and design innovation, and TOILETPAPER magazine, the purveyor of pastel-coloured, pitch-black humour, this piece is anything but ordinary. Standing tall at 46.5cm, this porcelain vase features a playful and audacious design of a mouth sporting the word ‘shit’ across its teeth. It’s daring, irreverent, and certainly a conversation starter.
Perfect for: adding a dash of eclectic charm to a contemporary living room, or as a bold centrepiece for a dining table in an avant-garde, artistic home.
Seletti wears Toiletpaper ‘Sh*t’ Vase, £273, visit Selfridges