SCP Classics Collection

30 years after its launch, the London-based company invites designers to tweak their original works

Since it launched in 1985, design company and retailer SCP has produced some of the most iconic pieces in British design. Now, 30 years later, the company is celebrating its heritage with the launch of the SCP Classics collection, set to debut at London’s Clerkenwell Design Week in May. Founder Sheridan Coakley—who introduced designers Matthew Hilton and Jasper Morrison, among many others, to the UK …

Set of Three Shotoku Glasses

Founded in 1922, Tokyo-based Shotoku Glass Company originally manufactured extremely thin glass for use in light bulbs. In 1958 they began utilizing their distinct skills to create drinking vessels, which are highly treasured for the same reason—super thin glass. Pour an award-winning Japanese whiskey into one of these to obtain the most in pure flavor.

Megatropolis Collection

Brooklyn-based illustrator Mark McGinnis added a creative touch of his local turf to a bone china collection for London design shop SCP. The detailed Megatropolis collection features humorous ruminations on urban living, with each piece decorated by hand by craftsmen in Stoke-on-Trent.