From the February/March 2020 Issue  

Art Deco Dining in 2020

Writer Meg Fox

Inspired by Art Deco style, the striking designs give every MetroChic piece its own unique character. Black linens are a quiet complement to the tablescape while napkin rings are like jewelry for the table.

A unique fusion of classic and modern style

Still grappling with the post-holiday blues? Why not throw a haute couture dinner party that channels all the charm and elegance of a soirée from the Great Gatsby era?

MetroChic — part of Villeroy & Boch’s premium bone porcelain classic Signature Collection—brings a contemporary twist to a sophisticated dinner table that might send Daisy Buchanan swooning: geometric motifs in varying compositions in a timeless palette of white, black and splashes of gold. Combining the individual pieces creates an exciting, statement-making set that can be changed up—or dialed down—for anyone who prefers a more understated table setting using a plain MetroChic blanc version.

Companion cutlery collections, MetroChic in stainless steel and the goldplated MetroChic d’Or (shown), feature fine lines, unusual proportions and rounded contours that complement the tableware or provide the basics for a range of settings. In addition to classic tableware such as plates, cups and bowls, the MetroChic collection includes high-quality gifts, including tea sets, vases and coasters. All available through

The giftware collection includes a round serving tray, $200; small teapot, $143; tea light, $86; coaster, $29; napkin rings, $29 each; and a mug with lid, $64.

The MetroChic salad plate with a striped rim is $53.95. Also available, as shown in the main photo, are the Anmut Gold dinner plate, $41.95; MetroChic salad plate with white rim, $53.95; and MetroChic bread-and-butter plate; $45.95.

Gold flatware adds glamour. MetroChic d’Or cutlery is $200 for a five-piece place setting.

The two-tier server is $190.