If you love to style your coffee table whenever you get the chance, then you are familiar with the tablescape. This art of arranging, made de rigeur by the inimitable David Hicks, is about perfect placement. As you take on your own creative landscape, think about the various components that will make your 'scape a success. Things to consider? Height for one. Including high and low objects for a diverse mix that will lead the eye is a must. One of the best ways to add some height is with the mighty obelisk. Here are some new takes on the classical traditional favorite, rendered out of architecturally-inspired marble to mod lucite.
A classical obelisk out of black Moroccan marble for the traditionalists from West Elm includes fossil bits
Going for a stark contrast? Go for the mixed materials and pale hues in these faux-shagreen and cerused wood obelisks of varying sizes from Made Goods.
Get graphic punch from Arteriors tapered marble obelisk with circular inlaid stones called the Kimiko.
Captured in all their colorful glory, pretty butterflies show off their wings in Jonathan Adler's Lucite obelisk
Heading up? These large black pyramid sculptures from DwellStudio add some presence with their varied heights and sharp angles.