Slip-covered chairs
Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

What Makes It Work

Because this dining room is in an island retreat in the Bahamas, the designer/homeowner chose to surround the table with slip-covered chairs, introducing a cool, casual note. Interesting contrasts fill the bookshelves, including silver serving pieces paired with seashells. Fine china dresses up the table, but a sea grass rug underscores everything with simple texture and balances out the formality.

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