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Whether it’s the dim and distant memory of a dinner for 12 or a cosy soirée for two, the trayscape is a way to make even the most simple of mealtime experiences feel special,” says Louisa Preskett of Maison Margaux. Full article here
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Co-founder Julian Vogel likens the concept to Rent the Runway – but for the table. "Now more than ever, we all need to cheer ourselves up and entertain our friends. Before, we shared images from restaurants. Now it’s the meals we have cooked ourselves at home and the tables we have created.” Full article here
'Enter Maison Margaux; a luxury tableware hire and retail company that offers exquisite table designs to elevate any event. Encompassing everything from porcelain china and glassware to placemats and cutlery, the expertly-curated range of products will imbue your gathering with an air of glamour.'
This is why Maison Margaux is so genius – it,too, offers ready-made tablescapes but some are available to rent as well as buy. The brand says it has noticed a big increase in sales since lockdown began. Louisa Preskett, Maison Margaux’s director, says: ‘You can rent everything at Maison Margaux from cutlery to glasses, meaning you can enjoy the most low-maintenance party planning possible.
‘We really put that surge down to people looking for moments of escapism during what has been an incredibly tough year. People have been seeking small moments of lightness and joy wherever they can, and particularly outlets for creativity, which the tablescape gives us. And of course this year our homes became the new restaurants. ‘Dining in’ is the new going out'." Full article here
“Our aim is to create a great gifting experience which lasts beyond the day, as the boxes help the giver to create a beautiful but easy tablescape which can be recreated for future moments of joy – something especially poignant when we are all dining at home and looking for ways of making meals together extra special” says founder Louisa Preskett
The table wardrobe is the new wardrobe, and this rings true now more than ever with our expert ‘post-lockdown’ cooking and home entertaining skills. Now we can step up our game with the launch of Maison Margaux’s luxury tableware rental and purchase company. Full article here
Hello Fashion Monthly - July/August 2020
"Have fun, but stick to the three-plate rule: charger, food and pudding. We always like to bring a pop of colour with the top plate. The middle one is white and we keep the charger bold. It stays on the table - framing the painting" says Louisa Preskett
"The ‘tablescape’ has been growing as a trend on social media and in the design world over the last few years and we now see images of amazing tables all over the world which transport us to another time and place like a form of escapism" says Louisa Preskett. Full article here
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