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TABLE TALK

Interior designer Martin Brudnizki on adding a unique flair to your Christmas table

‘Colour, pattern and personal touches make a great table setting. Christmas is always about excess, so I tend to lean towards this when dressing my table. Bringing together items that are personal to you makes for a much more interesting tablescape and opens up conversations. I mix and match my items but the underlying theme is that they are all objects that bring me joy. I like jewel tones, and seasonal flowers and greenery bring a sense of whimsy. I grew up in Stockholm so Christmas was always magical with snow and Scandinavian traditions – I still look to that when searching for inspiration.’ Martin Brudnizki, interior designer.

THE TABLE EDIT

 

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Champagne Flutes, Β£675, Searle & Co.

 

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Cobra Mirror Polished Stainless Steel Candleholder, Β£150, Georg Jensen

 

 

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8-inch English Fine Bone China Parterre Plate Gold, Β£55, Halcyon Days

 

FUN FACT
Christmas crackers date back to 1850 and were originally called β€˜cosaques’ after β€˜Cossack’ soldiers who were known for riding their horses and firing guns in the air.