Turn the Tables

Just in time for entertaining season, three local design teams create dining room inspiration boards drawn from their favorite china patterns.

turn the tables

photograph by eric kulin. styling by kara butterfield

Silver Linings

North Fork Design Co. curated a lush metallic palette inspired by Caskāta’s gold-and-platinum “Peony” pattern. A mix of earthy linens and elegant embroidered details create a warm and inviting table, while funky accents like an agate coaster add whimsy. 

Dishes: “Peony” gold-and-platinum-rimmed dinner and salad plates, Caskāta.

“Amber Satin” natural walnut wide-plank flooring, Shannon & Waterman Custom Wide Plank Flooring.

Gold-rimmed agate coaster, Jonathan Adler.

Kelly Wearstler for Groundworks “Twine Dove” cotton-polyester-weave textile, Lee Jofa.

“Gypsy” braided trim, Kravet.

Highland Court “Beyonce” embroidered linen-blend textile, Duralee.

Canvas Home “Madrid” matte salad fork and teaspoon, Hudson.

“Mizar” foil-printed viscose-velvet textile, “Polka” velvet jacquard textile, Villa Nova “Orto” cotton-rayon textile, Villa Nova “Pinto” cut-velvet textile, “Zephyr” dip-die linen fabric, and Zinc Textile “Bruce” chenille-weave textile, all the Romo Group.

“Rustic” French flax-weave runner, Simon Pearce.

Sferra “Classico” linen tablecloth, Linens on the Hill.

 Ladies & Gentlemen “Cylinder” brass shakers, December Thieves.


turn the tables

photograph by eric kulin. styling by kara butterfield

Opulent Occasion

Showcasing vibrant, eclectic prints, designer Steven Favreau’s dramatic dining room vignette is fit for royalty. The table is a blend of exquisite luxuries—hand-blown crystal stemware, delicate silk-and-linen textiles—framing Mottahedeh’s “Tobacco Leaf” china pattern.

Dishes: Mottahedeh “Tobacco Leaf” charger and dessert plate, Shreve, Crump & Low.

Kim Seybert “Cinnabar” napkin ring, Neiman Marcus.

Moser handblown quatrefoil tumbler with gold appliqué, Marcoz Antiques. “Papilio Plains 2” strié chenille fabric, Osborne & Little.

“Perspective” embroidered silk jacquard textile, Robert Allen.

“Rustic” French flax-weave runner, Simon Pearce.

“Steelcut Trio 2” wool-blend textile,

William Yeoward “Vita” crystal cocktail coupe glass, and William Yeoward “Carree” dish, both Shreve, Crump & Low.


turn the tables

photograph by eric kulin. styling by kara butterfield

Classic Beauty

Inspired by the elegant symmetry of Caskāta’s “Hawthorne” china pattern, interior designer Polly Lewis imagined a sophisticated setting accented with Carrara-marble mosaics and silk textiles. The warm tones are the perfect backdrop for the stunning polished Christofle silver.

Dishes: “Hawthorne” bone dinner plate, bread-and-butter plate, and cup, Caskāta.

“Ascutney” napkin ring, Simon Pearce.

“Balara” polyester-wool carpet, Stark.

Casamance “Baryton” viscose textile, Webster & Company.

AKDO “Heavy Rain” Carrara-marble mosaic, Tile Showcase.

Holly Hunt “Made in the Suede” cowhide-and-suede textile, and Holly Hunt “Wide Open” linen textile, both Webster & Company.

“Hollywood” embroidered silk-linen textile, Donghia.

Kim Seybert “Constellation” napkin ring, Neiman Marcus.

“Mindy” textured-vinyl textile, Kravet.

Taper candles, and Imm Living “Sovereign Safari” wine stopper, both Hudson.

“Perles” silver-plated flatware, and “Vertigo” silver-plated bottle coaster, both Christofle.

“Rustic” French flax-weave napkin, Simon Pearce.

Sferra “Classico” linen tablecloth, Linens on the Hill.

William Yeoward “June” salt dish with spoon, Shreve, Crump & Low.