Bring the coast to your summer soiree with this hand-painted and hand-carved oyster platter from Coton Colors by Laura Johnson.
Designed for a half dozen oysters or chips and dip, the ceramic platter features blue and gold touches and a center bowl for your favorite garnishes.
Available for $39.95 at Coton Colors in Buckhead or coton-colors.com.
Giannina S. Bedford is multi-faceted writer and editor. Her work covers design, travel, food and business. She’s penned Simply Buckhead’s home feature since inception and held a variety of editorial roles at the magazine. Her freelance work has appeared in Condé Nast Traveler, USA Today, Virtuoso Life, Hemispheres and TravelandLeisure.com. She also contributes regularly Atlanta Business Chronicle. Fluent in Spanish, Giannina was born in Miami and grew up in Brazil, Chile, Hawaii and Australia. She currently lives in Dunwoody with her two kids and husband.