TREND The pristine and archetypal might satiate some but others prefer to experiment. For those who like to serve with a difference, here are a couple of avant garde tableware options. Known for his versatile style of designing, Manish Arora now makes an entry into the pottery barn in collaboration with Good Earth. Silver tigers growl and psychedelic peacocks steal glances as the colours of India’s flora and fauna are served up in a plate. To add drama to your dining room, opt for Apartment 9’s Haiku collection. As the name suggests, it is influenced by this Japanese style of poetry and juxtaposes two pen portraits at war and is most likely to make it to the kitchen cabinets of only the strong hearted to provide some food for thought.