The Holidays, DIFFA , Jean Larette and Jo Malone

I received a lovely email last night about the beautiful Holiday Table created by designer Jean Larette for the annual DIFFA Dining by Design Event in San Francisco last week at the Design Center. Inspired by the Jo Malone London line of fragrance and lifestyle products, I think it is a smashing success! I thought you would enjoy a peek.

Jean Larette describes her inspiration here:

"The inspiration for the Jo Malone London table came from the brand’s elegant and sophisticated aesthetic. I was inspired by the brand’s signature cream and black packaging finished with black grosgrain ribbon, and the polished, clean lines of their shops where their products sparkle on the shelves. I used full panel mirrors to reflect that sparkle and enhance the intimacy of the dining room setting. The simple, clean lines of the black lacquered fireplace added warmth and highlighted Jo Malone’s Holiday scented home candles: Pomegranate Noir and Pine & Eucalyptus. The sculptural pomegranate wreath suspended by a black grosgrain ribbon added a festive element and referenced their Pomegranate Noir fragrance. The table setting resting atop a custom ivory linen table cloth edged in black is reminiscent of the brand’s signature packaging. This color palette was repeated in the black Oly Studio chairs with ivory raffia seating which added texture in a casual yet refined way and the black floor with the addition of the cream-colored stripe. Baccarat champagne flutes and black glassware added both sophistication and sparkle, while a variety of Jo Malone candles (travel, Fragrance Combining and Home) scattered on the table filled the room with a festive holiday scent. Instead of a traditional chandelier, I suspended cream-colored rose spheres from black grosgrain ribbon as a soft, feminine accent. Lastly, the fresh pine needles added softness and greenery to our Holiday table."

I think this table and room could easily take you from a joyous Christmas through a fabulous New Year's Eve.

And when you have a moment, check out the Jo Malone Holiday Gift Magalogue here! It is full of wonderful gift ideas.

Beautiful website! Check it out, and Happy Holidays!