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In case you’re feeling the urge to elevate your eating experience, high-quality and stylish china is the way to go. I made a finely combed selection of modern dinnerware sets from reliable brands like Mikasa, Corelle, Pfaltzgraff, and more. You’ll find the best of black and white, black, matte, grey, white, degradeé, geometric and marble pattern, square plates, and everything chic and cool for your beautiful tablescape. These modern sets are great if you wanna revamp your modern kitchen, entertain with style, or add an unexpected touch to your registry. Prepare the drill because these beauties deserve to live on an open shelf!
Modern Casual Dinnerware Sets
Black Stoneware Dinnerware Set For 1, Nambé
Dinnerware Material: stoneware | 4 piece set: salad plate, dinner plate, mug, and the cereal/soup bowl
Here is a great everyday black dinnerware set if you want a modern minimalist tabletop. The set has 4 pieces: a salad plate, dinner plate, mug, and the cereal/soup bowl that has a very cool design. It’s chip-resistant, dishwasher safe, and is available in chic blue and white as well. One of my favorites on this list. Actually, all the kitchenware from Nambé is pretty cool.
Marble Black and White Dinnerware Set For 4, Elama
Dinnerware Material: stoneware | 16 piece set:4 salad plates, 4 dinner plates, 4 mugs, and the cereal/soup bowl
$49.99 – $89.99
Marble is one of the chicest and most modern-looking stones out there. Of course, we won’t eat out of marble plates, but looking at fine marble pattern dishes won’t hurt!
Unique Porcelain Black and White Swirl Dinnerware Set, CB2
Dinnerware Material: Porcelain | 4 piece set: 1 Cereal/All-Purpose Bowl, 1 Dinner Plate, 1 Mug, 1 Salad/Dessert Plate
This dinnerware set was designed by Jennifer Fisher exclusively for CB2. It mixes 2 tones of clay, which results in this organic swirled marbled pattern, unique for each piece.
Black and White Modern Dinnerware Set, Corelle
Dinnerware Material: Glass | 16 piece set:4 salad plates, 4 dinner plates, 4 mugs, and the cereal/soup bowl
$36 – $65
Very simple and modern dinnerware set, with black lines and small squares that add geometric patterns. The black mugs are the only pieces not made in the USA and they will look chic in your modern home office!
Matte Grey Dinnerware Set Stone+Lain
Material: Stoneware | 16 pieces set: 4 Cereal/All-Purpose Bowls, 4 Dinner Plates, 4 Mugs, 4 Salad/Dessert Plates
$59.99 – $62
Matte graphite has a strong modern aesthetic with a cool industrial twist. It’s very stylish and unusual.
They also have the 32-piece.
Harry Potter Voldemort Death Eater Dinnerware Set in White and Black
Material: Ceramic | 16 piece set: 4 Cereal/All-Purpose Bowls, 4 Dinner Plates, 4 Mugs, 4 Salad/Dessert Plates
$89 – $92
Calling all the Potterheads, here is your letter to Hogwarts. You may have to face some Death Hollows, but well, that’s life. Your muggle days are over! Not sure if I can find a more modern Millennial dinnerware set.
Minimal Chic Modern White Dinnerware Set, Kate Spade
Material: Ironstone | 4 pieces set: 1 Cereal/All-Purpose Bowl, 1 Dinner Plate, 1 Mug, 1 Salad/Dessert Plate
Designed by Kate Spade New York exclusively for Bloomingdale’s, this minimalist dinnerware set is modern and elegant. The grosgrain details in white find balance in the fine black trim and the result is really unique.
Marble Inspired Marmory Dinnerware Collection, by Villeroy & Boch
Dinnerware Material: Porcelain | Includes: dinner plate, salad plate, saucer, coffee cup
$9.99 – $38
Ok! Technically this is not a dinnerware set but a collection. The pieces are sold individually so you can create your own mix-and-match. But what kind of a monster would I be if I left these marble-inspired pieces out of a post dedicated to modern dinnerware?
Crystal Clear Modern Dinnerware Collection
Dinnerware Material: Glass | Made in Mexico
$2.50 – $28
You don’t have to spend the big bucks to have a modern place setting. This clear glass collection from Crate & Barrel has plates, bowls, and mugs that you can get individually or in sets, depending on your need. It can’t get more modern and clean than this!
Modern Dinnerware Sets Without Mugs
Matte Black Modern Dinnerware Set Without Mugs, Villeroy & Boch
Dinnerware Material: Porcelain | 7 pieces set: 2 of each serving bowl, pasta bowl, dinner plate plus a round serving plate
“Eye-catcher with an iconic design”. That’s how Villeroy & Boch describe this exquisite set and I’m not one to disagree. But it’s much more than that. The La Boule is made in Germany of premium porcelain and doubles as cool decor on your countertop. Just feel like the dinnerware set a cool New York couple would add to their registry! It’s available inand as well.
Black and White Japanese Dinnerware Set Without Mugs, Noritake
Dinnerware Material: Stoneware | 12 piece set: 4 of each coupe dinner plate, rice bowl, pasta/rim soup bowl
Noritake is a traditional Japanese brand, crafting high-quality kitchenware for over 5 decades. They have a vast collection for every mood, and their modern pieces are exquisite. This 12-piece black and white set has no mugs and was created only for Macy’s. It’s available in light grey and blue as well. And to whom it may concern, real-life customers say it doesn’t make that annoying scratchy noise against silverware! Oh, it’s microwave and dishwasher safe.
Modern Dinnerware Sets Collections Without Mugs, Thyme & Table
Dinnerware Material: Stoneware | 12 piece set: 4 of each coupe dinner plate, salad plate, cereal/rim soup bowl
Well, well! These collections are so beautiful and people love them! Great reviews! Each set is a statement by itself and they match each other from simple to bold table sets. The price is a steal. They have matching mug sets, individual mugs, bowls, plates, and serveware as well. It’s mix-and-match heaven.
Manufacture Rock 4 Piece Modern Dinnerware Set, Villeroy & Boch
Dinnerware Material: Premium Porcelain | 4 pieces set: dinner plate, salad plate, rice bowl, pasta bowl.
Texture is the keyword for this impeccable dinnerware set. It’s available in black and white and will add a layer of style to any modern table setting you are going for. Perfect if you’re not a great cook, so you’ll have your guests impressed by something else!
The set is manufactured in Germany out of premium porcelain.
Modern White Dinnerware Set With Geometric Gold Accents, Lenox
Dinnerware Material: Porcelain | 12 piece set: 4 dinner plates, 4 salad plates, 4 all-purpose bowls
$199.95 – $348
I can’t get tired of how modern, classy, and feminine this dinnerware set is. It’s simply beautiful and sophisticated and makes for a very clean everyday occasion or a glam New Year’s eve table set, depending on your mood.
Modern Dinnerware Sets for 8
Modern Matte Black Dinnerware Set for 8, Stone+Lain
Dinnerware Material: Stoneware | 32 piece set: 8-round dinner plates, 8 salad plates, 8-bowls, and 8-handled mugs
$109.99 – $139.99
This set is for the modern entertainer! With 32 neutral pieces, it serves up to 8 people. Every cool registry should have one of these. It’s a bestseller and looks incredible with several table sets.
Modern Chic White Bone China Dinnerware Set for 8, Lorren Home Trends
Dinnerware Material: Bone China | 57 pieces set: 8-10.5″ Dinner Plates,8-8.5″Soup Bowl (holds 10 ounces), 8-Salad/bread and butter dishes, 8-8 oz. Tea Cups, 8-Tea Saucers, 8-Fruit or Dessert bowls, 1-14″ Oval Platter, 1-9″ Serving Bowl, 1-Salt and Pepper set, 1-Teapot with lid, 1-Creamer, and 1-Sugar Bowl with lid
Photo from Macy’s
Congratulations! This is adulting 2.0 and you graduated with honors! Elegant bone china dinner and serveware don’t have to be old-fashioned to be chic. The balance between the white raised lattice border and the brilliant silver trim is perfect. So modern and elegant!
Square Dinnerware Sets
Modern White Square Porcelain Dinnerware Collection
Material: Porcelain | Made in France
$14.95 – $519.95
Cool, clean, and minimalist. Any modern kitchen deserves this French dinnerware collection. You can get the 10-piece place setting or the pieces separately. In any case, it’s a modern dining table essential.
Modern Black Square Dinnerware Set, Over & Back
Material: Porcelain | 16 piece set: 4 Bowls, 4 Dinner Plates, 4 Salad/Dessert Plates, 4 Mugs
Black + square = classic modern dinnerware set. It’s the LBD of kitchenware. A daily reminder of how powerful and stylish you are!
Modern White Square Place Setting, Mikasa
Material: Bone China | 4 piece set: 1 Soup Bowl, 1 Dinner Plate, 1 Salad/Dessert Plate, 1 Mug
$59.99 – $78
Modern, minimalist, clean, sleek, chic, sophisticated. Made in fine bone china, goes beautifully from your everyday choice to gourmet dinners.
Theis also available on Mikasa’s website.
Grey Matte Modern Square Dinnerware Set, Gibson
Dinnerware Material: stoneware | 16 piece set: 4 Bowls, 4 Dinner Plates, 4 Salad/Dessert Plates, 4 Mugs
Black and taupe are in the Boss Mood palette and my designer sister was right in choosing it. If you’re into a neutral, but bold color scheme for your kitchen, this set is a match.
Modern White Square Dinnerware Set For 4, Maxwell & Williams
Material: Porcelain | 16 piece set: 4 Soup Bowls, 4 Dinner Plates, 4 Side Plates, 4 Mugs
$99 – $229
This set is perfect for people who can’t stand colorful ceramic but want something not boring in the kitchen. They may not be the easiest to store due to the wave design, but they make a statement.
Modern Square Dinnerware Set in White and Black, Corelle
Dinnerware Material: Vitrelle Glass, mugs are porcelain | 16 piece set: 4 Cereal/All-Purpose Bowls, 4 Dinner Plates, 4 Mugs, 4 Salad/Dessert Plates
Such a neutral, yet modern setting. The Vitrelle glass is lightweight and chip-resistant. Except for the mugs, the set is crafted in New York
White and Grey Square Dinnerware Set, Mikasa
Material: Porcelain | 4 piece set: 1 Cereal/All-Purpose Bowl, 1 Dinner Plate, 1 Mug, 1 Salad/Dessert Plate
Designed exclusively for Bed Bath and Beyond this porcelain set for 1 is modern with a touch of whimsy. The smoky pattern against the white porcelain is beautiful and is the everyday sophistication we need!
Theis also available at Bed Bath and Beyond for $159.99
Modern Graphite Square Dinnerware Set, Mikasa
Material: Ironstone | 16 piece set: 4 Cereal/All-Purpose Bowls, 4 Dinner Plates, 4 Mugs, 4 Salad/Dessert Plates
$149.99 – $259
This set has such a bold design with square plates and bowls with wave edges.
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Modern Outdoor Dinnerware Sets
Modern Minimalist Melamine Outdoor Dinnerware Set For 4
Dinnerware Material: Melamine | 16-piece set: 4 dinner plates, 4 salad plates, 4 pasta bowls, and 4 cereal bowls.
Aaron Probyn designed this crispy and clean melamine dinnerware set to elevate any outdoors with no hassle from breakfast to dinner.
It’s available in 5 colors and it’s BPA free.
Modern Black & White Geometric Melamine Outdoor Dinnerware Set, 222 Fifth
Dinnerware Material: Melamine | 12-piece set: 4 dinner plates, 4 salad plates, and 4 cereal bowls.
This melamine set with geometric patterns from 22 Fifth is so beautiful that’s often sold out! It’s perfect for a modern chic backyard.
Black Modern Melamine Dinnerware Set Without Mugs
Dinnerware Material: Melamine | 12 piece set: 4 dinner plates, 4 salad plates, 4 all-purpose bowls
This melamine set is BPA-Free and made with at least 40% recycled melamine! And we know how eco-friendly choices are modern! A fun, easy, and contemporary alternative to plastic dinnerware that will enhance any outdoor table setting! A great choice for the kid’s table as well.
Modern Melamine Outdoor Dinnerware
Material: Bamboo & Melamine
$24 – $46
Technically this is not a dinnerware set but sets of 4 plates, tumblers, and bowls. But it’s so hard to find modern outdoor dinnerware that’s not cute or floral. These plates are durable, dishwasher safe, and a sustainable (much prettier) option to plastic. And they are available in black and white, perfect for a modern mix and match.
Modern Fine China Dinnerware Sets
To host elegant dinners or for a solo pick-me-up royalty moment, fine china is made of the most sophisticated dinnerware materials like fine bone china and Limoges porcelain. Delicate, chic, and elegant.
Modern White & Platinum Bone China Dinnerware Set kate spade new york
Dinnerware Material: Bone China | 5 piece set: 1 Appetizer Plate, 1 Dinner Plate, 1 Salad Plate, 1 Breakfast Cup, 1 Saucer
$98 – $165
This white place setting is just perfect if you want something to impress your guests or please yourself, but wanna stick to white china. It’s a rare combination between elegant and modern.
Modern Fine China Dinnerware Set Michael Aram
Material: Limoge Porcelain | 5 piece set: 1 Appetizer Plate, 1 Dinner Plate, 1 Salad Plate, 1 Breakfast Cup, 1 Saucer
Honoring fine china European tradition this dinnerware set is made in Portugal out of the finest Limoges Porcelain. The thick platinum band on the edges makes it a showcase set.
Hand-Painted Modern Dinnerware Set Vera Wang Wedgwood
Dinnerware Material: Fine Bone China | 4 piece set: 1 Cereal/All-Purpose Bowl, 1 Dinner Plate, 1 Mug, 1 Salad/Dessert Plate
Yes, boss, you deserve some fine bone china to have your breakfast, lunch, dinner, and coffee! The hand-painted degradeé pattern is pure art. Outstanding!
Christian Lacroix Contemporary Dinnerware Set Made in Portugal
Dinnerware Material: Porcelain | 4 pieces set: 1 Appetizer Plate, 1 Dinner Plate, 1 Salad Plate, 1 Mug.
Wanna dress up your table in designer dinnerware? This place setting was designed by the iconic Christian Lacroix, for the iconic Vista Alegre and it’s made in Portugal, known for crafting some of the best pottery in the world. It’s modern, bold, and very luxurious.