Someone said - ‘You eat with your eyes first’ and this is very well true. A well laid out dining table enhances the visual appeal of the food served and makes the meal much more enjoyable.
Setting up a beautiful dining table is neither time-consuming nor fraught with too many steps. It is simple and quick. Most of us forgo any kind of formal laying out of the table for daily dining, because we believe it to be too complicated. However, it isn’t so. Let’s look at how you can get a quick and simple dining table layout setup.
Basic table setting for dinner at home
For daily meals with family, the table is generally not laid in a very lavish manner. Start with a placement mat. Layout 1 for each diner. Next, the dinner plate is placed in the middle of the placement mat. On the right-hand side just next to the plate is the dinner knife with the blade pointing in and the spoon next to that. Just above the knife is the water glass. On the left side of the plate is the napkin on which the dinner fork is placed. If there are bowls, they are placed by the side of the plate.
Having a good setup table for dinner makes a good impact
Whether you are hosting a dinner party or having just a few close pals for dinner, it is important that the table is well laid. A well laid out table for your daily meals can take your dining experience a notch up. If you layout your table in advance it allows for a smoother dining experience. Since every diner has a plate, bowl, spoon, fork, glass, and napkin laid out, you do not need to interrupt your meals for fetching somebody a bowl, or a glass and so on.
Choosing the right things for the dining table
Now that you know about the table layout, you also have to consider the décor of the table. It is obvious that there should be a uniformity in the things that are used on the dining table – right from the placemat to the cutlery to the plates used. Try buying sets of these things so that they look the same. See that the placemats match the design or at least the color of the crockery. Or if you are looking for something invigorating, you can opt for colorful settings, where everything doesn’t match, but complements each other, for example, red cutlery, with white napkins and mats.
The design of the dining table and the décor of the table also play an important role in how the place looks overall. There are different designs, shapes, and sizes in which the dining table in Pune are available. One has to choose the piece of furniture, which is in sync with the rest of your furnishing so as to create a harmonious and pleasant visual effect.
Author Bio –
Akshay works as an Interior Designer with Lalco Interiors and he is in love with his job. Thinking up interesting home decor ideas and helping clients implement them is what makes him tick. You can catch up with Akshay and his team and indulge in one of their beautiful home decor pieces for your home at Lalco Interior - Outdoor Furniture Pune