In this month's Elle Decor, they declared persimmon as the color of the season.
"This bold and spicy color has become the design world's latest obsession."
One way to bring his fabulous shade of orange into your home is Sabre Paris Old Fashioned salad servers in orange (top left). The Sabre Paris Old Fashioned line of flatware and serving ware is made of high quality acrylic, is dishwasher safe, and comes in 19 glorious colors.
Want to follow up the trend with a placemat? I recommend Chilewich Basketweave Rectangular Tablemats in coral, a gorgeously deep orange tablemat.
A gold leaf garnished risotto? I don't know about that or the reference to Henry James' impossible novel in heading, but the table stylist at Elle Decor certainly had the right idea to show off the dish with Libeco Home Napoli Vintage tablecloth in Taupe, a wonderfully heavy linen tablecloth.