Setting the dinner table in style is a key to making a good impression on fellow diners and guests to the home. Family and friends presented with a homely and well managed table are sure to feel more comfortable and excited about the dinner to follow!
Here are are a few tips to getting the best out of the dining table.
Never underestimate the impact a striking looking place-mat or coaster can have on the whole dining experience. Design companies regularly use these products to show off a new look or idea. An affinity with graphical art and design can be neatly displayed for all to see by using one of these neat table helpers.
The above Placemat, Black by Design Letters is a striking way to dress a table in style. Brilliant for protecting the table surface from hot plates and dishes, the LFGB & FDA Silicone mat is large enough to hold a variety of table items.
The striking design by noted typographer Arne Jacobsen, brings a classic look of the alphabet adorning a plate and matching cutlery. With its classic monochrome style, the place-mat makes a distinguished addition to any table.
Helpful gadgets and accessories on the table are often a brilliant way of revealing a unique style and sensibility. Having something to help with the process of dining is a great match for the tastes on offer. Company are guests are bound to be impressed by the extra thought that goes in to accessorising the table imaginatively.
The above Buddy Napkin Holder by Umbra is one such item that is both useful and original. Adding a lively sense of fun to the table, the light platic shaped figures securely hold napkins in place. Pads at the base mean no problem for the table surface, while the modern artistic appearance adds a new and exciting look to the table.
Many dinner tables would notice the loss if deprived of salt and pepper. The ability to provide the trusty seasonings is often one of the first things thought of when setting the table. In any case, adding a design twist to the classic salt and pepper mills is another way of providing style and service to the dinner table.
The above Craft Oak Pepper Mill, Large and Craft Oak Salt Mill, Large by Normann Copenhagen combine sturdy oak wood with solid black marble tops. Inside the containers the mill uses a ceramic CrushGrind grinder which provides excellent method for making salt crystals and pepper corns smaller and ready for the plate.
Guaranteed to last a long time, the durable and hard working mills provide excellent service to the table in style.