When the color of the season becomes the star of your table, beautiful options abound.
The inspiration: Introduce a touch of global flair to your settings with a classic pattern from the east presented in an eye-catching hue. Ikat Dinner Plate in Green, $14; C. Wonder, cwonder.com
Discover how a dining room transforms when you mix cosmopolitan colors, such as this punchy lime green, with swaths of white and generous accents of gold. The clean color palette also makes layering patterns easy, yet it delivers a striking and polished finish.
Ruffle Glass Gold Stripe Service Plate, $48, Ruffle Glass Gold Small Shallow Bowl, $31, and Martellato Flatware, $84 for 5-piece place setting; Vietri, vietri.com. Glimmer-Wrapped Highball in Gold, $18, Glimmer-Wrapped Double Old-Fashioned in Gold, $16, and Joliet Napkin in Orange, $8; Anthropologie, anthropologie.com.
Pair the inspiration piece with pops of hot pink for a classy-chic combination that never goes out of style. Reminiscent of sprawling gardens showcasing rosy blooms, play up the theme with botanical napkins and a simple centerpiece in the same shades.
Ikat Cereal Bowl in Green, $10; C. Wonder, cwonder.com. Nantucket Place Mats in Fuchsia, $38 for set of 4; Serena & Lily, serenaandlily.com. Green Confetti Stemless Wine Glass, $23.96 for set of 4, and Whippoorwill Napkins, $15.96 for set of 4; World Market, worldmarket.com. Old World Flatware by Gourmet Settings, $59.99 for 20-piece place setting; Bed Bath & Beyond, bedbathandbeyond.com.