A New Approach to Beautiful Table Setting

from the master of napkin folding, Luigi Spotorno

A well dressed table requires a combination of several elements such as: the cutlery, the glasses, the china and, of course, the napkin. This website covers exclusively this last element that completes the picture of a well dressed table.

For information on other aspects of Place Setting and all matters relating to “Front of House”, please see our sister website: www.TableDigest.com

See Luigi's latest creation here: Rosebud Fold



The good point about the napkin, unlike the other items of the table setting, is that it allows itself to be customised just the way you like it. A touch of creativity on your part is all that it is required. It allows you to develop your own individual style and you can alter the design as often as you like.



Every time you fold a napkin in any particular style or fashion you are involving yourself in an Art form of self expression resulting in stimulating your mind giving you the pleasure of achievement and satisfaction for the individual to whom the folded napkin is dedicated.



The first part of this website will give you an insight about your host, the history of napkin folding, different type of napkins available and best applications plus an array of digest of information to help you create your own design with the napkin you already have or you intend to purchase.

The second part, covers the book Luigi’s Language of Napkin Folding. With step by step instruction, under Luigi’s expert guidance, you too can create beautiful designs with stunning results that you can call “your own creation”. Napkin folding is an art which is within everybody’s capabilities.

You can buy a copy of Luigi’s Napkin Folding book from the Table Digest Web Shop.



Good food is enhanced and the atmosphere set by a well-dressed table — and this is where the front of house staff can make their mark. A waiter who has half a dozen folds up his sleeve can influence the image of his establishment; a restaurateur can create a fresh look and mood for the establishment by changing the colour and style of the table linen. Everyone knows the chef is the creative soul of a restaurant, but the front of house staff need an outlet for their creativity, too.

The same goes for the domestic host or hostess — the kitchen is one side of the equation, but the dining room is as important in making guests feel comfortable and relaxed, so that the whole event is memorable success.

With this book, Luigi brings together a wealth of experience and expertise for you to wow your guests and create the right mood for a successful dinner party.

We all know that the first impression counts. It will undeniably send a warm message of “welcome” to your guests as they enter the dining room; your carefully prepared food will undoubtedly be better appreciated for your extra effort.



Over 80 folds for every occasion, from formal dinners and informal get-togethers to parties, special occasions and corporate events. Perfect for both the catering industry and entertaining at home, the book shows you how to create a striking and elegant dining table through the art of napkin folding, in simple, easy-to-follow steps. No experience or long hours of practice are necessary: Luigi shows you — with the use of straightforward diagrams — how to enhance your restaurant or impress your friends with the ultimate party piece.

This book on napkin folding is the perfect gift for any occasion, a tool of the trade for anyone employed in the restaurant trade, the perfect companion along side one’s favourite recipe book. It will help to discover the hidden creative talent of any individual; napkin folding is fun for any age group. The only book in the world with a “helpline” should you find yourself in any difficulty on completing your chosen design.

Can you afford not to have this napkin folding book on your shelf?

Read the reviews and see what people have said about Luigi's book. Purchase this napkin folding book at a very reasonable price from the Table Digest Web Shop and be part of the thousands world wide who enjoy this book already and enjoy the fun. Thank you for visiting.


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