Kate of Kensington is the creator of these totally unique and top quality marble platters and coasters bringing a vibrant pop of colour to our kitchens.

Kate creates those unique pieces you see in a Home magazine that makes a kitchen unique and glamorous. So much so that Kate’s work has been featured in Country Living, Vogue, House & Garden and The Garden! Kate takes her inspiration from the ‘flora and fauna of the English Countryside‘ and you can see the punchy colours comes through in the wildlife Kate has painted. Kate’s style can relate to all by creating aesthetically pleasing pieces that bring a classy but comfortable tone to the kitchen. The team here at A,D8 were immediately whipping out our debit cards to get our hand on these, we just love them!!

Kate creates some extraordinary pieces with high quality finishes for plenty of uses. Each marble platter and coaster are handmade from natural marble stone with each piece having a slight variant on colour and texture giving every handmade item its own character. Kate is the full package and all processes are completed in house from the design, to the art work to product production. Every platter and coaster would suit any style of kitchen; whether you have a traditional farmhouse kitchen or a modern shaker kitchen as these platters and coasters find the perfect balance between modern art and traditional style. Kate says, ‘these platters and coasters are the perfect multipurpose product, each is finished in a heat-resistant sealant which makes it highly versatile and means it can be used in a variety of ways including; cheese board, serving tray, display piece, pot stand, cake stand, place mats, food platter, coasters, bread board or a candle stand – the possibilities are endless!’

Kate also has wall prints and greeting cards that are great to start your Kate of Kensington collection.

Where to find Kate

Kate will be at the Winchester Christmas market so you can see her beautiful work in person. The Winchester Christmas Market is on from 17 November to 20 December daily 10.30am to 6.30pm. The Christmas market is open till 8pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

If Christmas has come round again and you are completely lost for ideas these coasters, platters, wall prints and greetings cards are the perfect gift for anyone. If your father loves an indulgent cheeseboard while watching the Eastenders special present to him his cheese, chutneys and crackings on a beautiful marble platter and he may not be able to keep his eyes on the TV. For the busy office bods with a cuppa always on the go, cheer up their desk with a quirky coaster. If your Grandparents retreated to the beautiful countryside brighten up their home with a centre piece painting. Or simply just send your nearest and dearest a top quality wonderful Christmas card with a special note in. The cards are great to then be framed as mini wall hangings.


No.81 Tower Street is the perfect holiday home for a week in Winchester over the Christmas period. All of our properties are flying out the door and No. 81 Tower Street has just a small slot between 26th November and 13th December to book in a 7 night Christmas break. Book your winter break as soon as possible to guarantee you get the perfect property for your visit to Winchester.

This characterful property is oozing with style that makes you feel you’re living the dream. A traditional log burning fireplace, bay windows, plush carpet and chandeliers will make you feel spoilt. The cherry on top will be indulging in a warm chocolate brownie served on a Kate of Kensington platter with a glass of deep red wine sitting on a Kate of Kensington coaster.

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