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How to set the table for a dinner with friends (part 1)

Updated: May 25, 2023


Tendências 2023: um jantar com amigos pressupõe um estilo descontraído
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The beginning of a new year marks a fresh start, and it's time to gather around the table with friends and family. Be it for birthdays, traditional holidays, or just a casual get-together, a dinner is a perfect way to celebrate life and create memories.

Setting the table for a dinner with friends should create an informal atmosphere, but it still requires careful consideration and attention to detail. A warm environment and a beautifully set table are crucial elements, even in a more relaxed setting. The "art of hospitality" remains timeless and is appropriate for any occasion.

However, table setting is not immune to trends, and this is a good thing. Meals are a routine part of our lives, but they don't have to be boring. Innovating, renewing, and giving free rein to our creativity can add a touch of surprise to your guests and make your meals more enjoyable.

In 2023, when it comes to table trends, there are many possibilities with which we can play and adapt to our own style and personality.

Before diving into the current trends, it's important to note that the placement of the basic elements on the table, such as plates, cutlery, and glasses, remains constant and follows established, functional guidelines. Please refer to the accompanying infographic for more information.

como pôr a mesa informal ou básica no dia-a-dia
Setting the table: two options, informal and basic / casual.

The placement of the basic table elements such as plates, cutlery and glasses has well-defined rules for functionality.

Soon we will share the current trends: the most trendy table linens, the decorative elements that will shine and surprise, how to fold the napkin or what type of service or tableware to use.

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