ISSUE 83  |  Entertaining: Summer Edition

Classic Placemats from Margaret Howell

July 31, 2013 1:00 PM

BY Christine Chang Hanway

Margaret Howell and Mourne Textiles have produced a small selection of placemats from hand woven cloth, originally designed by midcentury textile designer Gerd Hey-Edie, whose words “for me, out of the past flows the future” speak volumes about design that stands the test of time.

Above: Black and white cotton-linen-wool placemats; £85 for a set of four. Available through Margaret Howell

Above: Red and black cotton-linen-wool placemats; £85 for a set of four. Available through Margaret Howell

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