The Great China Pattern Debate

Tin Can Alley Square

The Tin Can Alley pattern is also available in a square shape. "It instantly presents a more modern option than the round Tin Can Alley design," says Cari, "although I'm a bit concerned about the shallowness of the plates."

Tin Can Alley Square accent plate, $22.95, and dinner plate, $27.95, both Lenox