East Village Delight: John Derian, 6 East 2nd Street

A search for Astier de Villatte's gleaming white ceramic tableware originally brought me  to this trio of home d├ęcor shops in New York's East Village.  This distinctive line of dishes, pitchers, bowls, etc. etc. is handmade in Paris and inspired by 18th & 19th century designs.  The only problem is making a decision-the selection is incredible...