Monday, March 15, 2010

Homer Laughlin Announces New Color for 2010

Homer Laughlin unveiled their newest color to their Fiesta line at the Chicago Home & Housewares Show. It is called Paprika. It will be available as soon as June 20, 2010. This photo was taken by Elaine Epperly and posted on Facebook.

Here is the official HLC press release regarding their new color:

The Homer Laughlin China Company™ is excited to announce the latest color in the Fiesta® Dinnerware lineup—Paprika! This zesty color was officially introduced at the International Home & Housewares Show (Chicago), McCormick Place, South Building, Booth No. S2003.

Paprika is the 14th color in the signature Fiesta spectrum: Paprika, Lemongrass, Chocolate, Ivory, Black, White, Cobalt, Turquoise, Sunflower, Plum, Scarlet, Shamrock, Tangerine, and Peacock. With the introduction of Paprika, Evergreen will retire March 31st and Cinnabar June 1st 2010.

“At a time when so many people in our country are struggling, we are returning to the basic comforts that are important: home and family,” says Fiesta Dinnerware’s Rich Brinkman. “Paprika evokes the warmth, spirit and reassurance that many Americans are craving.”

With the wide range of Fiesta colors (both current and retired), the possibilities to mix and match with Paprika are endless. Depending on the style motif you are trying to achieve, Paprika can help set any kind of mood for everyday dining or special occasions. Try some of the following color combinations:

Modern Comfort: Paprika, Lemongrass, Chocolate, Ivory
Fire: Paprika, Scarlet, Sunflower, Tangerine
Sunset: Paprika, Sunflower, Tangerine, Scarlet, Plum
Citrus: Paprika, Sunflower, Tangerine, Lemongrass, Shamrock
Tropical: Paprika, Lemongrass, Turquoise, Shamrock, Tangerine, Peacock
Earthy: Paprika, Shamrock, Chocolate
Sophistication: Paprika, Cobalt, Turquoise, Peacock, Chocolate, Ivory

“Fiesta has added the perfect shade of subtle spice to their tasty choice of colors— Paprika,” says color expert Leatrice Eiseman, and

Paprika Fiesta will be available in stores and online as early as June 20, 2010. Suggested retail price for the 4- and 5-piece place settings is $48.00 (MSRP). Paprika will also be available in square 3-piece place settings for $40.00. In addition to place settings, the Fiesta line includes a variety of plates, platters, bowls, cups, vases, the signature disc pitcher, and a wide range of serving pieces (sold separately).

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