5 Favorites: Natural Fiber Placemats for Summer Dining

August 06, 2012 3:45 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

An essential for summer dining: indoor/outdoor natural fiber placemats: here's a roundup of our favorite options in English rush, twine, and water hyacinth.

Above: The Round Rush Placemats are $38 for a set of six from South of Market.

Above: The English Rush Table Mats are made from locally harvested English bullrush; £24 from Toast.

Above: The Large Circular Rush Table Mat is made in the UK by Felicity Irons; $40.25 from Everyday Needs.

Above: The Lanai Placemat is made from abaca twine; $7.95 each from Crate & Barrel.

Above: Ikea's Soare Place Mat is made from lacquered water hyacinth for $3.99 each.

Above: The Abaca Chunky Square Placemats are made from tightly woven twine; $14 for a set of two from West Elm.