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These Limited-Edition Dinner Plates Are Super Cute (and Help to Support a Good Cause)

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In the event you’ve been seeking to broaden your artwork assortment by supporting particular person artists working in distinctive mediums, why not accomplish that in a method that additionally advantages a worthy trigger? That’s precisely the concept behind Art in August, a fundraiser held by the non-profit Cookies for Kids’ Cancer that challenges a gaggle of famend artists (in addition to some child prodigies!) to create authentic artwork work for a collection of limited-edition dinner plates. 100% of the income from plate gross sales goes to funding new therapies for pediatric most cancers, which is on the core of Cookies for Youngsters’ Most cancers’s mission.

The person items are food- and dishwasher-safe, so you should utilize them for a dose of coloration and design in your desk. Plates can also be used decoratively, too, whether or not they’re hung in gallery partitions, or solo to make a enjoyable design assertion.

This yr’s roster consists of 32 artists whole, starting from large identify road artists like Baron Von Fancy and Hektad to masters of coloration and illustration like Grace Owen and Molly Goldfarb (whose houseplant-themed plate is proven simply above). There’s a design for nearly each artwork choice, together with work, mosaics, pictures, and collages, rendered in each black-and-white and vibrant colours. Lots of the dishes have a meals motif, riffing on their use, in addition to Cookies for Youngsters’ Most cancers’s authentic supply of fundraising: cookie gross sales. Just a few of the featured artists are additionally cooks by day, and a few are child artists that simply may be Picassos within the making.

Made out of top of the range ceramic and with a ten.5-inch diameter, every plate retails for $175. Items function printed signatures and titles on their reverse sides. Don’t wait to purchase one although; they’ll solely be out there till the tip of the month, which is tomorrow! In the event you occur to overlook your likelihood, mark your calendar for subsequent yr’s Art in August now.

Danielle Blundell

Home Director

Danielle Blundell is a New York-based author and editor that covers interiors, adorning and organizing. She loves house design, heels and hockey (not essentially in that order).

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