Here are the 10 most popular brands of mugs large, medium and small made from various materials and available in a range of designs and colours.
Cath Kidston is best known for fashion, bags and accessories however clever Cathy realised she could put her renowned designs onto mugs, the Cath Kidston mug range features spots & dots, her famous floral designs and many novelty designs in fine bone china, today the mugs are amongst the most popular in the UK
Cornishware Mugs are made by T.G Green a company that dates back 150 years and have been making the Cornishware range since 1924. For nearly a century a unique lathe turning technique has been used to create the iconic white and blue stripe design which gave Cornishware it’s name after an employee commented on how it reminded him of the blue skies and white crested waves of Cornwall. Today Cornishware mugs still maintain the original stripe design but are available in a range of colours.
Emma Bridgewater started making mugs in 1985 after recognising a gap in the market for attractive and practical pottery. There are many iconic designs in the Emma Bridgewater Mug range which are handmade and painted in Emma’s own factory in Stoke On Trent. All Mugs are made from cream coloured Earthenware, well known designs available include Polka dot, Black Toast, Pink Hearts and many more.
Guzzini was founded over 100 years ago when Enrico Guzzini started producing innovative products back in 1912 and over the last century Guzzini has evolved into a leading home ware brand with products sold in 85 different countries. Guzzini mugs are unique in that they are made from thermo plastic, are colourful and can be used over and over every day for many years ideal for the modern home owner who wants something a bit different.
Novelty Mugs are amongst the best selling gift items in the UK, popular novelty mugs include ‘For Fox Sake’ ‘My Cuppa Tea Mug’ which features an inbuilt tea colour chart to get the tea just right, ‘Bristol Stool Mug’ which features a stool chart describing the different types of stool, ‘Nobody Knows I’m Gay’ and the ‘I’m A Twat’ mug. there are hundreds of novelty mugs to choose from.
John Lewis needs no introduction our favourite high street store sells many ranges of mugs including their own range with many great designs and collections like ‘fusion’ ‘basics’ ‘coastal’ ‘concave’ and many more John Lewis mugs are available in a wide range of materials including Bone china, Stoneware, China, Porcelain, Glass, ceramic and Terracotta.
Le Creuset have been making cookware and home ware since 1925 their Mugs are sold worldwide. Le Creuset mugs are made from solid Earthenware in bright trademark colours, there are 18 colours in total Le Creuset mugs can be bought in rainbow sets with Cerise, Volcanic, Soleil, Palm, Cassis and Teal all mugs are microwave, dishwasher and oven safe.
For nearly 200 years Royal Doultan has been making quality bone china tableware in Stoke On Trent the home of pottery and home to many potteries. The Royal Doultan Mug range includes ‘Pastels’ ‘Pacific’ ‘Fable’ ‘Charlene Mullen’ and ‘1815’
Susan O Hanlon
Susan O Hanlon is an independent gift maker who focuses on innovation and originality with putting customers first in mind. Susan O Hanlon mugs are available in a range of colours with various messages like ‘as I suspected I was right about everything’ ‘I am not a morning person’ ‘the lifestyle I ordered seems to be out of stock’ if your after a gift mug look no further.
Whittard Of Chelsea
Whittard is best known as a Tea merchant and they have been selling great Tea for 130 years after the first shop was set up in Fleet Street. Along with much loved Tea and Coffee Whittard’s Of Chelsea sell their own range of mugs. Whittard Mug ranges include ‘Alice In Wonderland’ ‘Daisy’ ‘English’ ‘Stripe’ and ‘Spot’ in a range of materials including bone China and Porcelain.