Tableware is an essential component to every meal and gathering. Why shouldn’t the objects we choose to dine on, have as much personality as the guests we choose to dine with? A table dressed in simple, high contrast shapes creates a bold statement that doesn’t overpower the atmosphere.
For Italian designer Nason Moretti, contrast is revered in the precision of color, a time-honored tradition achieved by mixing ingredients by hand. In New York, Apparatus Studio achieves contrast by combining sensual materials such as marble, suede, horsehair, lacquer and porcelain to create complementary yet contradicting combinations.
Below, a curated selection of high contrast tableware from the designers who have
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"Dining with one's friends and beloved family is certainly one of life's primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul-satisfying and eternal.
– Julia Child"