If You're thinking about zebra print

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Scalamandré is known for quality designer fabrics; you probably are aware of their cult classsic pattern, "The Zebras," from its appearance on wallpaper in nearly every interior design blog and shelter magazine. Now this cool design is coming to tabletops with their fine china partnership with Lenox. How cool is that? We can't wait to get it for our own tabletops, as it is a look we have gone for again and again with clients. The biggest thing to remember with such a strong print or pattern is not to be afraid of it. Go ahead; get wild!

All the cool kids channel Margo from The Royal Tenenbaums. Left: A frame from the film. Right: The Zebra Pattern by Scalamandré for Lenox.

Left: The pattern on wallpaper for ELLE DECOR | Right: Image via THE NEW YORK TIMES

We'd pair the collection with rattan chargers and dark linens for an exotic theme and Barcelona Silver and Gold China for a more regal look. If you don't have the Zebra china collection, use a pattern linen and keep the tabletop simple with deep colors for a dramatic look. The Dallas Opera accomplished this perfectly with the 2012 la Traviata Onstage Dinner.

Add a little zebra print to your tabletop. | 2012 TO DO ONSTAGE DINNER, la Traviata


RENTALS: Black Chiavari with black cushion / Cut Crystal Glass Chargers / Silverbead Flatware / Silhouette Stemware 
Planning + Design, MORGAN VAUGHN | Linens, BBJ | Rentals, P.O.S.H. | Florals, DR DELPHINIUM | Photography, LYNN MICHELLE PHOTOGRAPHY


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