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William Yeoward Crystal - perfect for “The American Home”

At the October Tabletop Show, Luxe Magazine sponsored the tables in the lobby of 41 Madison - the theme was “The American Home”, and the designer who created the vignettes was Scott Sanders.  Scott, who is known for having created Ralph Lauren’s Interior Design Department, is an accomplished designer with a quintessentially American eye.  And as you will see below, one of Scott’s many strengths is a keen eye for color!

"The Breakfast Room"  features our Amber Tumblers from the Country Collection, as seen below:


These tumblers pick up one of the secondary colors in the table cloth, also complemented by the handles of the flatware.

Here is the Amber Tumbler by itself:


Vita Goblets and Vita High Ball Tumblers in Green from the Crystal Collection make a fun color statement on the “Bar” below…image

… as well as on the bright and sunny “Patio” buffet setting seen here.  Note the Vita HB Tumblers used in a novel way to hold the flatware:


The Vita Collection brings show-stopping glamour and fun to any setting.  Here are the Goblets in 4 colors:


And the Highball Tumblers, available in the same 4 colors:


Finally, our Gold Oak Leaf Dish is a playful addition to this table, picking up on all the gold accents found in this setting:


The Oak Leaf Dish comes in the 13” and 8.5” sizes seen below, as well as 5” and 5.5” sizes:


Thanks to 41 Madison, Luxe Magazine and especially Scott Sanders for including us on these fabulous tables!

New WYC advert in the November issue of AD!


William Yeoward Crystal debuts another new advert in the November issue of Architectural Digest, just in time for readers to be in festive Holiday entertaining mode!


Here is a list of all of the products in this lovely ad:

  • 802782  Gabrielle 4-Branch Candelabra
  • 802781  Gabrielle 3-Branch Candelabra
  • 802767  Adele Spherical Vase (behind Gabrielle 3-Branch on left side)
  • 802766  Adele Vase 11.5” (on right side)
  • 802768  Adele Vase 5.5” (in front of taller Adele Vase)
  • 802733  Natasha Bottle Carafe (with red wine)
  • 802674  Georgina Large Carafe (behind Adele Vases)
  • 802778  Karen Footed Comport (holding cherries)
  • 805330  Sigrid Wine Cooler (with white lilies, center of photo)
  • 802729  Paula Salt Dish (in front of Sigrid)
  • 802658  Eleanor Wine Glasses
  • 802784  Nina Plate 5” (used as side plate)
  • 809114  Apseley Dinner Plates
  • 801359  Maple Gold Leaf Dishes
  • 811003  Dinner Knife and Fork from Brancaster 5-piece Place Setting in Silver Plate (also available in Sterling Silver)
  • 801052  Bunty Plate 6.75”

WY Country Linens & Daniel’s Dish - a tasty combination!

William Yeoward’s Country Table Linens give Daniel Boulud’s Chicken Milanese a pop of color in the September issue of Elle Decor.  Pictured below with this colorful dish is the Amedeo Fringed Napkin and Reme Table Mat, both in Yellow - perfect for Fall!

See more colors in the Amadeo Napkins here:

And below are more colors in the Reme Table Mats.  Amadeo is also available in placemats, and Reme is also available in napkins.  Mix and match the patterns and colors to create a unique combination for your table!

Tea Time in Martha Stewart Weddings


William Yeoward is known for his Crystal, but he also makes a fabulous, colorful collection of Bone China tableware.  In a feature about elevating one’s dinnerware collection, Martha Stewart Weddings has featured our Avington Tea Cup & Saucer, in the snazzy yet refined color, Peking Orange.  See this set in the image below, highlighted with a red arrow.


Here is the Avington set in Peking Orange, including a Charger, Dessert Plate, and Tea Cup and Saucer.  The beautiful orange hue is accented with 24k gold paint to create a stunning effect.  Use these pieces together, or mix and match with other China to create a gorgeous and cheerful mood for your dinner parties!


"Going Green" with William Yeoward’s Avington China in The Ritz-Carlton Magazine

Mary McDonald, an LA-based designer extraordinaire who many of you will know from Bravo’s “Million Dollar Decorators”, extolls the virtues of green items for the home in the Summer issue of The Ritz-Carlton Magazine.  Included in this verdant assemblage is our Avington Bone China in Apple Green.

Here’s a closer look at the Avington China, which also comes in an assortment of other great colors (click on the link to see more).  This tableware is made by UK-based craftsmen, using real bone China and 24-karat gold trim. What a glamorous way to Go Green!

What’s on your vanity? Gold leaf dishes from William Yeoward Crystal, of course!

Each month, House Beautiful asks a design luminary “What’s on your vanity?”  In the July/August issue, they’ve asked Monica Rich Kosann this question.  Monica, a photographer turned jewelry/frame/handbag designer, takes her love of things vintage and golden and applies it to her vanity-related aesthetic.  The result is lovely - see below!

Our Gold Dishes make great trays for loose jewelry!  They are also at home as objets d’art on a coffee table or shelf, as well as on a festive formal table:

See a larger image of the featured Vine Gold Leaf Dish below:

And here is the Hortensia Gold Leaf Dish:

Corinne adapts well to higher elevations


Our Corinne Tall Cocktail Tumbler from the American Bar collection is featured in the Midsummer 2013 issue of Aspen Magazine.


As this feature aptly states, the Corinne Tall Cocktail Tumbler is “striking for both its simplicity and it’s height… the perfect excuse to break out those extra-long spoons in your silverware drawer - they’re perfect for iced tea”.  This author enjoys the Long Island version!  Bottoms up!


There is an impressive array of glasses in all shapes and sizes in the Corinne suite, including the tumblers pictured above:  the Beer Tumbler, the Shot Tumbler, the Tall Cocktail Tumbler, and the Double Old-Fashioned Tumbler.  Simple and chic!

Our Showroom all dressed up for the NY Gift Show!

The Gift Show just wrapped up, and despite temperatures ranging from the 20’s to the 60’s Farenheit, we all managed to get through it just fine!  As usual, we spruced up the Showroom with loads of fresh cut flowers, which looked and smelled wonderful.  We also made some display changes which really revived the look of the Showroom.

Below is a beautiful buffet set-up that Darren came up with, including one of the new midnight blue tablecloths we put on some of the tables.



A lovely combination of colors on our front table, with lemons under the Rosa Beehive adding a pop of yellow:


Here’s that gorgeous midnight blue tablecloth again.  The colorful Vita Goblets really work when pulled together with the white Apsley China.





We’ve done a purple floral theme on the Country table below for the past few shows, paired with the Amethyst collection.  This time, we introduced the Garland Vases, and went bright and sunny with yellow, green and orange.


The new Liza Vases in the foreground below are offered in the same colors as the latest Sophie Vases.  They can add a fun pop of color just about anywhere!


Finally, the Country Stemware and American Bar found a new home.  When the sun comes in the Showroom, the colorful Country glasses really shine!

Tips on freshening your table setting from Table Matters

Patricia Murray, owner of Table Matters in Birmingham, Alabama, offers tips on how to take your table setting from boring to beautiful and fresh in Southern Living!

One of the pieces on her table, which is full of color and whimsy, is our Fanny Amethyst Goblet from the William Yeoward Country Collection.  Take a closer look at this fun, versatile and practical glass below.

Beautiful Things Blog on William at Bergdorf’s

Bart Boehlert had a chance to finally meet William Yeoward in person at a recent book signing at Bergdorf-Goodman, years after interviewing him over the phone.  Read his take on William’s new book here:

William Yeoward’s American Bar in HB

The May issue of House Beautiful features William Yeoward’s American Bar in the Design Book section, along with a lovely quote from the book about William’s fascination with (and passion for) cocktails and cocktail culture.

William’s new book: William Yeoward’s American Bar

William Yeoward has written a fabulous book about cocktails!  With impeccable timing, William has managed to have his book and new glassware collection debut together this month!

Filled with delicious recipes and William’s trademark storytelling and sense of humor, this book is sure to please every cocktail aficionado.  With such intriguing names as Horse’s Neck, The Gilded Cage and Hanky Panky, who can resist these luscious libations?

Introducing the American Bar collection

Here is a sneak peak at a new collection of mouth-blown glass from William Yeoward Crystal called American Bar!  

(Below - Dakota barware)

This collection evokes the Roaring ‘20’s and the era of Prohibition that followed, when many of the most brilliant American bartenders set up shop in European cities, including at the Savoy Hotel’s ‘The American Bar’ in London.   In fact, many other chic hotel bars of that period in cities like London and Paris were known as “American bars”. 

(Below:  Lillian cocktail/champagne glass and cocktail jug)

Named after famous actresses of the era such as Lillian Gish and Marlene Deitrich, this collection reflects the glamour of this by-gone era.  These glasses and barware pieces make you want to have a couple cocktails and cut a rug!

(Below - Corinne stemware)

At prices ranging from $21 - $150, the American Bar collection is both appealing and affordable!

(Below - Greta stemware)

Thinking of Spring - photos from the Gift Show

During an unseasonably warm January Gift Show, we were excited about some new items, including new colors in Sophie vases, and an entirely new line of bar ware called William Yeoward American Bar!  

With daffodils and daisies in the Showroom, and 60-degree temps outside, we couldn’t help but dream of Spring!

Are you up for some game?

Check out some of William Yeoward’s Bone China, in a food feature in this month’s issue of Virginia Living, that’s all about preparing wild game.  The story is entitled “A Walk on the Wild Side”, and these images are wildly beautiful!

Carrots are the perfect compliment to the Avington Charger in Peking Orange.

Our Avington Charger in Apple Green is set with braised rabbit.  A Hortense Placemat in Corn sits behind the plate.

A plate of venison osso bucco looks delicious on a Rosemoor Charger in Peking Orange.  Happy hunting!

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