I understand how intimidating it may be to create scrumptious, attractive meals and set a beautiful desk, however as I all the time say, stunning doesn’t need to be sophisticated. Whereas I’m drawn to aesthetics, my fashion is actually rooted in simplicity and accessibility—and this inventive credo guided the tabletop design in our Crate & Barrel assortment. I wished to take the guesswork out of setting a desk by designing utilitarian items which can be additionally worthy of show. With somewhat considerate planning and some timeless items, anybody can execute easy concepts that look like much more subtle or troublesome than they really are.
I designed the plates to look simply as stunning on their very own as they’re stacked; the cheese board, reduce from a rosy, terracotta-hued marble seems simply as putting in your shelf because it does in your desk; and the small bowls that many use for prep, double as ornamental objects, too. Every part can, and can, look simply as eye-catching past the kitchen because it does in your desk—don’t you simply love an object that does double obligation?
As a visible individual, I additionally like to see the meals on the dish: the colour, the feel, the sweetness however I struggled to search out bowls that have been shallow sufficient for serving salad, pasta, or grain dishes. So a lot of them have been too excessive and swallowed the meals inside the bowl. If you prepare meals in an suave manner, you need it to attract the attention and have interaction the senses on the plate and on the desk, so I created very large and shallow bowls to do each—service with fashion! With a number of stunning, multi-functional items, anybody can pull collectively a classy feast simply and rapidly. So, hold studying to be taught a number of extra of my tabletop design tenets, then store the look to convey it residence.