Our go-to ingredients


Forget perfect cutlery placement and pristine centrepieces; instead layer colours, textures and whatever feels most natural on the day for an eye-catching tabletop.

Read on for some of our favourite combinations...



Don't get bogged down by the finer details: a playful, stress-free table will create a sense of joy for everyone around it. Style a cheery breakfast table with sunny colours: a bold toast rack in the centre is great for sharing with friends and family.

Shop the look: Tartan Egg Cup Plate, £35; Enamel Dinner Plate, £18; Stripe Planter, £65; Tortoiseshell Cutlery, £175; Egg Cup Plate, Blue, £35.

A Natural Touch


When hosting US brand Loeffler Randall for a late summer lunch, Matilda focused on bringing a natural feel to the table. Pairing our urns made from biodegradable cork with a spray of nasturtiums added a light, airy atmosphere to the room.

Shop the look: Cork Urn, from £160; Raffia Placemat, £16; Scallop Linen Napkins, £65; Tortoiseshell Cutlery, £175.

Spotlight on


Add a pop of instant colour with our rainbow cutlery sets. Designed to mix and match, these add such a playful, fuss-free feel to a table.

Consider what surface you're using: a bright tablecloth may require something more neutral. We love how our Tortoiseshell cutlery sets look against a bright magenta tablecloth, paird with white linen napkins.

Shop the look: Cutlery Set, available in Blues and Reds, £130; Scallop Linen Napkins, £65; Enamel Side Plate, £16.