So many of life’s precious moments happen around the table. Whether it’s a lively dinner with friends or a quiet evening for two, isn’t it lovely how the noise of the world fades away for a bit as laughter and conversation flourishes from the first clink of glasses to the last bite of dessert? With that in mind, we’ve put together our favorite table settings to help inspire you in hosting an array of occasions, from fancy dinner parties to everyday gatherings. You’ll find ideas for color palettes, creative centerpieces, and mixing and matching dinnerware, as well as details that provide the perfect finishing touch. Pull up a seat at the table, won’t you?