The top selling dinnerware brands on Amazon are Corelle and Gibson, as of 2015. Top 5 Reviews lists Corelle, Gibson and Rachel Ray as the best casual dinnerware brands.
The Corelle Simple Lines set is made of two layers bonded by thermal energy, and it has the ability to withstand high heat levels without cracking. It is lightweight and chip resistant.
The Novabella set by Gibson is created with reactive stoneware that makes for a smooth dining experience. Every piece is dishwasher safe. The set doesn't break easily and the cups retain heat for a decent amount of time. It is good for use by children.