Big big thanks to Ready for the House for the connection to designer Russel Wright. Wright designed across the spectrum of useful objects, from furniture to dinnerware, utensils and textiles. He also designed and created his beautiful home and studio in Garrison New York, which he named Manitoga. After years of that area been harmed by the mining and lumber industries, Wright returned it to its original landscape with native plants and appropriate design. Manitoga is now a National Historical Landmark. Plus as RFTH pointed out, Bauer Pottery in Los Angeles will reissue Wright's signature American Modern Tableware line in the Spring of 2009.
Russel Wright Studio HERE
Bauer Pottery HERE