Trends & Advice
Kids and mealtimes are like walking a tightrope. To make it that little bit easier, the Maxwell & Williams team share their easy recipes ideas for busy weeknights with kids. These quick meals pair perfectly with our new children’s dinner sets from our Australian artist collaborators, Pete Cromer and Sally Howell.
We love seeing our collections come to life in your homes, and our friend Geneva Vanderzeil always creates an incredible tablescape. Here she heroes our Caviar Granite collection and uses a mix of product, DIY, modern and organic elements to bring it all together and create an inspired setting with tips for you to use at home.
So, you've done all of the hard work in the kitchen and prepared your dessert, now all that's left to do is plate and present to your guests. A little bit of effort goes a long way here to create visual interest and ensure your guest's eyes light up when dessert hits the table.
Setting the table for the holiday period can be one of the more fun and stress-free parts of hosting the big breakfast, lunch or dinner. With inspiration from our new collections and some tried and tested favourites, we’ve set out six gorgeous settings for you to try at home.
We recently caught up with Krista Corbett from Pollen Pastry to try out our new Teas & C’s Classic pieces with her signature lemon tart creations and to talk more about all things dessert!
Our latest collaborative collection with Marini Ferlazzo celebrates the beautiful connections of families in nature. Just like Maxwell & Williams, Marini Ferlazzo is a family owned Australian business.
Our friend and collaborator Mulga the Artist is helping us celebrate Father’s Day this year with a specially designed colour-in card featuring Cheeky Charlie the Dolphin and his mini!
Cacti and succulents are some of the most low-maintenance plants you can add to your home garden. Big or small, spiky or a little more gardener-friendly, here are some tips from Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria’s horticulturist Chris Jenek, which will ensure you're the best plant parent your cacti and succulents could ask for!
Ceramica Salerno by Maxwell & Williams is designed and produced in the south-east coastal region of Salerno in Naples, Italy. The range includes six stunning designs each with their own style and colour, based on maiolica ceramics; tin-glazed pottery from the Renaissance era.
Donna Sharam’s world is full on colour! But she wouldn’t have it any other way. The Byron Bay based artist is a self-described ‘colourist’, and from fashion and teaching to creating her paintings she’s always incorporated a rainbow of colour and character to her work.
Joel Moore, known as ‘Mulga’, has transformed his life from a career in finance to a world full of bold and bright colour, bearded bards and zany anthropomorphised animals. We’re thrilled to introduce him as one of the latest additions to the talented group of Australian artists we collaborate with. His inaugural collection features twelve designs on a range of mugs and coasters.
When we talk about setting the table, a dinner set is usually the first thing that comes to mind. Your selection of plates, bowls and accessories is the blank canvas for the meal and sets the tone of the occasion, whether it’s casual or formal; traditional or contemporary.