Modern nods to the traditional palette of Chinese export porcelain.  Here's a roundup of this classic colour combination.

Discovered by Monocle’s design team, this plate set is made of high-quality Japanese porcelain by well-known specialist Kihara. Monocle’s minimalist approach works perfectly with Kihara’s products. The set comes with a large plate, a small plate and a chopstick stand, which can also be used for forks or spoons. Shop Monocle Online >

Hermes Bleu d'Ailleurs   Bring together daily life and the imagery of travel on your table with a graceful nomadic blue. A story of "white and blue" made up of endless journeys between Europe and the Orient. Shop Hermes Online >

Mjolk Large serving bowl featuring a unique brush motif in a free form. Designed by RENAUD SAUVE, formerly a prop designer with cirque du soleil, but has now found his calling creating porcelain ware. He lives and makes in Irlande, a remote area in Quebec, Canada.  Shop Mjolk Online >

Flux cobalt, in-glaze blue, inspired by the rich traditions of Staffordshire fine bone china. An eclectic collection of patterns which can be informally mixed and matched. Shop Flux Online >

 Delft Blue Cufflinks  formed and handpainted contemporary porcelain.  Made according to centuries-old traditional technique with cobalt oxide, there is a modern wink with regard to the decoration.  Shop Delft Blue Cufflinks Online >