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TABLESCAPE
trends
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30 intents april-may 2023
or decades, standard
white tablecloths and
their crisp white napkin
counterparts were the
classic choice for wedding events
of all sizes-and rightfully so, as
these timeless table accoutrements
often provided the background
for both simple and lavish affairs.
And while white linens are still a
mainstay, many of today's tabletop
settings of linens, china and
stemware boast colors, textures,
and patterns aplenty-setting the
stage for the entire gathering.
EVENT DESIGNERS WEIGH IN ON
WHAT ELEMENTS ARE TRENDING
AND WHICH ONES THEY FEEL
ARE CRUCIAL FOR CREATING A
BEAUTIFULLY SET AND DECORATED
TABLE AT WEDDING RECEPTIONS.
By Maura Keller
WHAT'S TRENDING
While the classic white and gold setting
will never go out of style, Mary Kathryn
McConaghy, director of marketing at
Curated Events in Charleston, S.C., loves
the " more is more " maximalist style that
is trending today. This can mean mixing
and matching china patterns, adding
an unexpected napkin with a complementary
pattern, and using a charger
of a different texture, such as rattan.
" Chargers are definitely in, " McConaghy
says. " They not only define where
the place setting is centered, but also
catch spills, help to keep dishes hot,
and are also visually beautiful. "
The team at Curated Events is also seeing
a lot of pattern play in today's tablescapes-
namely, the same pattern on the dishware
continued onto the table linen, that is then
tied in with the seating card.
" It's a very impactful and creative way
to incorporate a strong pattern into event
design, " McConaghy says.

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