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Add life to simple table setting ideas by mixing materials

Setting the table is a simple yet satisfying way to express yourself at home. And one of the key elements you can play with is your choice of materials. Try mixing glass with porcelain and add accents in wood and textiles. The possibilities are practically endless.

A section of a decorated table with grey GLADELIG plates and bowls, set on a dark-blue SEVÄRD tablecloth.
A section of a decorated table with grey GLADELIG plates and bowls, set on a dark-blue SEVÄRD tablecloth.

Clear and simple

Don’t underestimate the contribution that classic clear glass items can make to your table setting. They play with light and enhance colourful beverages without competing.

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A dining area with a carafe and glasses on a black INGATORP extendable table, surrounded by anthracite ODGER chairs.
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Set a timeless table

Setting your table with clean classic shapes and items with a hand-crafted look will create a classic, artisanal feel.

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Grey GLADELIG bowls scattered across a blue tablecloth. One stands on a small chopping board and is filled with blackberries.
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Serve in style

Serveware in natural colours and materials will create a clean, calm look. The occasional colourful accent will add a little zest to the harmonious backdrop.

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A black table set in geometric fashion with GLADELIG tableware and a knife and fork on a PROPPMÄTT beech chopping board.
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