A tablescape is an arrangement of objects, where the overall impression is greater than the sum of its parts. A perfect one brings personality and interest to a room and acts as a focal point and even a conversation starter!
It is said that the word tablescape was invented by the legendary British interior designer David Hicks (1929-1988). Hicks was obsessed with tablescaping and often mixed objects in an unconventional and daring manner, but always with a common theme such as a reoccurring colour accent. David’s daughter, India Hicks (also an interior designer) is also a fan of tablescapes and features some beautiful arrangements in her stunning coffee table book Island Style).
The secret to a perfect tablescape? Apparently, the rule is ‘’something tall, something fat and something flat’’.