Tip-top tables
Country Life UK|September 29, 2021
When laying a table, more is definitely the merrier
Giles Kime

AN indoor sport’ was how the US decorator Dorothy Draper referred to the business of eating. ‘You play it three times a day and it’s well worthwhile making the game as pleasant as possible.’ Unfortunately, what might have been true in the 20th century—particularly for the fully staffed up—may not be in tune with the 21st, given the time-consuming demands of scrolling through Instagram.

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