I was thrilled to attend the San Francisco DIFFA Dining by Design benefit, which was brimming over with the most inspiring tablescapes (check them out here). New York recently hosted its DIFFA Dining by Design event, and it captivated attendees with its fantastical tablescapes. The MMPI table was designed by the Belgian-born, New York-based architect and designer Francis D'haene and his team from D'apostrophe Design.
One of the most impressive elements of the design was the wall element. Lines from Arthur Rimbaud's poem "Hunger" were shaved into sheepskin — which took a barber from the Bronx 15 hours to create! The installation was meant to be both meaningful and thought-provoking, and to serve as reminder of the foundation’s fight against AIDS/HIV. Check out some close-up shots of the table.