There are many, many gorgeous pots out there that can be planted up with herbs - it's fine to mix and match plants in containers, BUT NEVER put mint in anything but it's own pot. It grows rapidly and takes over, spreading very quickly, so needs to be solitary and contained - don't say you haven't been warned...
You could try layering them like this planting - a smaller shallow bowl placed on top of a larger shallow bowl..
Some of my favourite ideas however, are the ingenious, eclectic ones. How about using an old crate like this one
or plant in separate pots and group together for impact like this:
These ideas tho' are my favourites - for those with no outdoor space here are some fabulous ideas straight from the Summer edition of Sweet Paul Magazine.
You can buy your herbs from any good Garden Centre or order on-line at Norfolk Herbs or Laurel Farm Herbs.
Lovely pots to grow them in can be found again at good garden centres or on-line at Primrose Garden where they have a great range of different types of planters.
For tips on planting up your pot have a look at this
Then sit back and reap the rewards...happy gardening...