About Your Serving Dishes
Handmade from shatter-proof white clay (perfect for any accidental drops to and from the kitchen), these serving dishes will make a welcome addition to your kitchen. Your designs are printed edge to edge deep into the material of the serving platters. This creates a long-lasting and scratch-resistant finish, ensuring your artwork will look fresh for years to come. This dish will make a wonderful centrepiece on a dining table, kitchen counter and anywhere else you might like to place it. A rectangular dish with a chic matte finish and attractively curved corners, this is a contemporary and elegant piece.
At a glance
Easy to clean
Edge to edge print
Serving Dishes Size
Handmade in UK
How Are Your Serving Dishes Printed And Made?
Your new dish is printed, cut and shaped in our London studio. Craftsmen cut, form and shape each individual dish from a single piece of shatter-proof white clay. When your design is uploaded onto the design interface, our print technicians use a specialist print method to embed your artwork deep into the material of the dish. This makes your print durable, lasting and scratch-resistant.
Your new serving dishes are easy to clean and care for. Thanks to their non-porous surface, they are extremely hygienic as it helps to prevent germ growth. Simply wipe your dish clean as and when needed. We do not recommend putting it in the dishwasher, as the print and material might be susceptible to extreme heat.
You can have fun creating a variety of designs for your dish, depending on what you want to use them for. If you are planning on using it as a cheese board, then why not create a quirky design, based on where the cheese, biscuits and grapes should be placed? Some designers have chosen to use this dish as a stylish place to hold jewellery. Upload artwork inspired by jewels and precious stones, that will complement your bedroom decor. Place the dish on your bedside table or dressing table, and it will look chic, unique and gorgeous.
How does this product enhance my...
Enhance your dining table with custom printed serving dishes, designed exclusively by you. If you have a special event coming up or are just looking for a way to bring colour and personality to meal times, these serving platters are ideal. Large enough to hold bread, tapas, cheese and biscuits, fruit or anything else you might want to serve up. Create a design inspired by your home decor and enjoy a more customised culinary experience.
These dishes are ideal for restaurants and cafes. If you own an eatery and are keen to push your brand out in an exciting and innovative way, these platters are perfect. Printed edge to edge with whatever design you want, why not create artwork featuring your logo or restaurant name? Combined with a customised print, these platters are sure to make a statement with your customers, and they add a touch of advertising at the same time.
As a designer or artist, it can be difficult thinking of new and innovative ways to sell your creations to the general public. If you are looking for something new to add to your portfolio, these beautiful, shatter-proof dishes are a breath of fresh air. Handmade in London and printed with your artwork in beautiful high-resolution, your designs will be given a new lease of life and will be available in a fresh new way that your customers will love.
Frequently asked questions:
What are the serving dishes made from?
The serving platters are made from one piece of shatter-proof white clay. This material is similar to resin, and has a modern feel and look to it which you will love.
What can the rectangular dish be used for?
As well as using it as a serving platter for food, you can use this dish for other things. Use it as a key holder, a place to put your jewellery, or even as a centrepiece for a party.
Is the dish made in the UK?
Your new dishes are made in the Contrado studio in London. Our technicians cut, form and print each dish individually, to ensure you receive a one of a kind item.
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These unique serving platters are made in London and printed with the designs of our talented #ContradoCreatives. Add one to your crockery collection for an instant statement piece.
What's the best resolution to print in?
We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally, your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi, this means that no resizing of your file occurs stopping any interpolation.
Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?
For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colours and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.
Which colour model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?
If each individual colour is specifically important to your design, choose CYMK as our setup will print each colour with the closest possible match within our available range. If the relationship between the colours within the image is more important, choose RGB, this will reduce all colours equally to fit within our range.
What does GSM mean?
Grams per Square Meter (GSM) is an international standard for measuring the weight of paper or fabric. GSM uses the weight of a square meter (1000 x 1000mm) as an indication of the weight and thickness of a given fabric. We class 20-100gsm as light (summer fabrics, gauzes and fine silks), 101-249 gsm as medium (most clothing fabrics) and 250+ gsm as heavy (upholstery fabrics, and other specialist fabrics).
What are the bleed areas?
When designing your product, it’s best to make sure that your image is slightly larger than needed. In printing, the extra printed image is referred to as a “Bleed Area” or margin, and it is removed from the finished piece. A bleed area acts as a buffer for slight inconsistencies in the manufacturing process. however, it’s important to fill your bleed areas completely, or you may end up with white, unprinted strips along the edge of your finished product.
Do you print on garments a customer supplies?
Unfortunately not. All our garments are printed on flat fabric and sewn into finished products, which gives a better, finished result and all-over print. We test meticulously so that we know what gets the best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation paper to order, so if you have access to a heat press you can press your fabrics or flat garments easily.
Can you Align a Pattern or design across panels of a garment?
We always strive for the greatest accuracy when printing and constructing your garments. However, due to unavoidable stretch or movement of the fabric during the stitching process, we cannot guarantee perfect pattern registration across garment seams. We are generally accurate within 2-3mm, which Is close enough for most patterns but may show slight issues with detailed geometric patterns.
Can I print my own Labels?
Most of our garments now come with printable label space for you to add your own company information and branding! If you would like to sew in your own labels, we also offer Printed Fabric Labels here.
How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?
With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water-based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colours and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility in London where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfillment.
Please note: As everything we provide is handmade to order, all measurements may vary slightly.
Delivery time & Costs
We handmake your item on site, which takes on average 1-3 days. Please check individual production times which are displayed next to the item price on the product page, as this varies from product to product. In rare cases when we need to re-print an item, this may take an additional 1-2 days.
After your item has been manufactured, we ship your order via your chosen method. Please add on the production time to the delivery time to calculate when your order will be with you. Select your delivery method in your basket.
We have a range of trusted shipping options:
- Royal Mail 1st Class Standard (no tracking) - 1-5 working days on average (please note that this can take up to 15 working days in exceptional circumstances).
- Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded (no tracking) - Usually delivered the next working day. It is not a guaranteed next day service, or a tracked service. A signature is required. (Please note that this can take up to 15 working days in exceptional circumstances).
- Special Delivery - Delivered the next working day
- Saturday Delivery (deliver only on Sat)
- Collection from our London Office (between 4-6pm on working days only)
- For international orders or large/bulky packages within the UK, we ship via DHL or Fedex services. This takes on average 2-5 working days.
You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.
You can also read more about our terms & conditions and refund policy.
Make use of our Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience
At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. For the past 14 years, we have printed and hand-made countless personalised products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.
Produced and ready to ship within 1-3 days on average.
A speedy Special Delivery service is available where your item will delivered within one working day, after it has been manufactured.
Low shipping fees
- We print and make everything in-house. Production times are dependent on the product.
Express shipping available
- From £1.25 to ship within the UK.
- A speedy Special Delivery service is available where your item will delivered within one working day, after it has been manufactured.