The color palette comes naturally from existing elements around the house, she wanted something brass, and we know for sure that this piece will go on one wall, opposite the kitchen.
The table and chairs are in front of a sliding glass door to the deck, so I wanted to keep the side chairs short but the head chairs tall to bridge the height of the sideboard.
Here are some of the options I presented:
This last one departs a bit from the red, blue, and tan palette to include mint, another favorite:
What would you choose?