I agree that they shouldn't be paired with a rustic wooden table, but maybe with something like this:
- instead of the 7-series (or other AJ chairs) it's usually paired with, at least here in Denmark.
Or maybe with one of these:
you've got to go with something you like, Ive never lived in my own place so I'm excited to get into this. old gas station or ice cream shop signage, mirrors, gig posters for favorite bands. I just bought a house in Buffalo so I'm planning on a big bison print from Sharon montrose, a Draplin print for the city of Buffalo and some Pan American Expo posters and some photographs as I come across stuff I like. there are so many independent photographers out there. just surf on Flick for a while and if you come across some you like, see if they do prints.