Why We Love Table Mats
Placemats help give the dining table its personality. For casual dinners or when entertaining friends and more formal dining, table mats are a noticeable decoration that add to the atmosphere of the space. You'll enjoy them for their appearance and ability to accent the table, but you'll also love them for their ability to keep your tabletop protected. And they also help make after-dinner cleanup a breeze. From well-constructed plastic placemats to bamboo and vinly mats, there's an option here you'll want to outfit your tablescape with.
Where Table Placemats Work Best
Find a good looking set of placemats to go with your modern dining table. Formal dinner parties and holidays are the best occasions to put your sense of style on display, and you can start with a stunning dining table fitted with placemats and other tabletop accessories. Likewise, use kitchen table mats to add a bit of character to your kitchen's decor. When combined with a runner, table cloth or other linens, you'll have yourself a well-decorated tabletop. You can use these table mats outdoors too, perfect for spring or summertime patio dining.
Dining Table Placemats for Every Style
Dining table accessories like the placemats featured here have the understated ability to fit into a variety of kitchen and dining spaces. Whether your aesthetic is traditional or purely modern, a set of table mats have no problem working themselves into the landscape. Most of the contemporary table placemats found in this assortment come from the design mind of Sandy Chilewich. Creating intricate patterns and made of durable vinyl or bamboo, Chilewich placemats are a go-to option to easily upgrade any tabletop. You'll also find a wide variety of colors and shapes in the assortment. Or look to Iittala for a set of tabletop placemats from the renown fashion designer, Issey Miyake.
Choosing the Best Table Placemats
Enhancing your tablescape with placemats is an easy way to refresh the decor of the kitchen or dining room. However, you'll want to select the colors that blend in well with the room's settings. Determine how many place settings you will require to find just the right set. Consider the wide variety of shapes ranging from square placemats to round placemats and every shape in between. The material of the table mat is also important. And finally, check the details of the items you're interested in to verify if they are safe for the dishwasher, machine washable or safe to use in outdoor spaces. If you have any questions about the modern table mats featured here, please call our home decor experts at 877.445.4486.
Complement a new set of placemats with an equally stylish table runner. You'll find table runners belonging to the same product family as these placemats, or opt for something different that will truly stand out among any other decorations you have. The right dinnerware and serveware are also critical components to a successful dinner party. And if you're looking to refresh the room entirely, be sure to check out the dining room furniture category to find new chairs, a table or helpful storage solutions.