Maybe the Queen isn’t coming to dinner, but you can still impress guests with this furniture and decor
Analog table and Drop chairs by Fritz Hansen
Jaime Hayon’s eight-seater, available in white laminate, oak and walnut veneer, pairs well with Arne Jacobsen’s reissued bucket seats. Call for pricing, at Torp Inc.
Albedo suspension lamp by FontanaArte
This fluffy cloud of a lamp is made from a metal structure wrapped in a machine-washable, white fabric diffuser. From $620, at Interior Elements
Bugia & Lanterna by Seletti
Create a warm glow with these tea light and candle holders made of porcelain and glass, an update on traditional lanterns. From $60, at Bergo Designs
Get the look of wood without the scuff marks, or the maintenance. Alternate wide and thin textured porcelain tiles for subtle visual elegance. From $11/sq ft at Céragrès
Perlee dinner plate by L’Objet
Bordered by a blue stripe with rings of raised, pearl-like dots, these hand-painted porcelain plates are dishwasher safe. $75 each, at William Ashley
Different Trains by De La Espada
Designed by Matthew Hilton, this walnut cabinet features sliding laminate doors that move along tracks like railcars. $7190, at Hollace Cluny
Originally published in our Winter 2014 issue as Dining Rooms: Formal Affairs.