Chic, metropolitan hues and seductively irregular shapes, the tableware neatly ties together Karan’s two sides—the urbanite and the nomad.
It’s hard to imagine a more natural birthplace for the fashion designer’s latest creations: glamorous, organically shaped dinnerware, vases, flatware, stemware, and serving pieces made from porcelain, stoneware, glass, wood, and metal.
Hand-etched and -carved glass Glacier (blue) and Icicle vases.
Pearl and Onyx ceramic dinnerware in organic, irregular shapes.
Rippled vases of hand-carved mango wood from Thailand.
Lenox sourced the Nepalese singing bowls from the Himalayas.
Wrap stainless-steel flatware was the result of a painstaking design process; the Ascend line has a sleek, tapered shape.
Serving bowl and trays in burnished metal.
Abstract Coral sculpted centerpiece.
Karan was thrilled; she has her own collection of singing bowls, from Bhutan, Burma, Bali, and Nepal. The sounds of the vessels intensified what she calls the “visceral” experience of the collection and convinced her she’d chosen the right individuals to partner with—to share her table with. “The team at Lenox did an amazing job of celebrating that which is close to me,” Karan says. “When they presented the bowls, I thought, This is bold. This is a part of my life. ”