You Must Try This Edgy Autumn Tablescape This Fall

Copy the "yin and yang" mixing that went into this eye-catching design.

jung lee fall tablescape
Manuel Rodriguez

For an autumn supper at her Connecticut home, Jung Lee, a with a , finds the sublime where edginess and elegance collide.

"There's a yin and yang to mixing. It shouldn't be all one finish or color or style," she says. "Neutral basics balance out the seasonal oxbloods and aubergines."

jung lee fall place setting
Manuel Rodriguez

Lee hand-painted the tablecloth herself. "The imperfections of the brushstrokes are an organic base for traditional place settings," she explains. "Use only a few unusual pieces, otherwise your eye will go everywhere."

Shop the Look

autumn tableware

Nemo No. 25 Tumbler, $220,

HK Pitcher, $550,

Mother of Pearl Flatware, $95 for a five-piece place setting,

fall tableware

Center Stripe Woven Napkin, $24 for four,

Small Celestial Bowl on Stand, $395,

Painted Stripe Table Runner, $145,

See something here you like? Check out our shopping guide for where to find it.

This story originally appeared in the October 2017 issue of Natipernavigare.

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