The table. Where your people, food and thoughtful design will come together. I personally think tables never look more inviting than at the end of the meal. Guests lean back in their chairs, linen napkins rest crumpled on the table and candles burn low. In this post, I’ll go over a few guidelines to follow to create simple, elegant table design every time.
Somewhere along the way as our culture broke free from social pressures to entertain and get family dinner on the table by 5pm, we lost the habit of gathering. We let food become fast and convenient, cooking a necessary evil to outsource. It’s funny how that happens with change. We often swing wide in the opposite direction for a while, working so intensely to steer clear of past baggage and mistakes that we lose the goodness that thing had in the first place. The goodness, in this case, being the joy and downright holiness of the kitchen.