Royal Copenhagen 259 Series In each piece of the Elements collection, there is a subtle variation on its central theme. Not just in the decorative elements, but also in the form of each piece, so that the entire collection is both visually stimulating and satisfying. The cup and saucer, for instance, meet in a surprising way, the lace elements of the saucer provide the cradle for the cup itself. In each piece, the traditional and the unexpected join in harmony. Features: -Elements Collection. -Assembled, painted and glazed by hand. -Many accessories, plates and cup & saucers available. -Microwave safe. -Dishwasher safe. -Design by: Louise Campbell. -Production start: 2008. Specifications: -Material: Porcelain. Royal Copenhagen has just received Bo Bedre's coveted Design of the Year prize for the ground-breaking Elements service, created by the front runner in a new generation of Danish designers, Louise Campbell. At an exclusive event at Lauritz Kunsthal, Royal Copenhagen received the Design of the Year prize, which is awarded by Denmark's oldest and most strongly trendsetting lifestyle magazine, Bo Bedre. The Design of the Year prize is awarded each year for a product for the home that embodies new thinking with regard to furnishing the homes of the future, and it was a unanimous jury that nominated the new Elements service as the winning Design of the Year 2008. The jury consisted of Bodil Busk Laursen, director of the Museum of Decorative Art in Copenhagen, Mads Arlien-Søborg, development manager at the Designskolen Kolding, Maja Boisen, development manager of Illums Bolighus, and Charlotte Ravnholt, co-editor of Bo Bedre.