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Top 10 Items for Serving Up a Modern Football Party in Style

Throwing a modern football party doesn’t have to mean plastic cups and paper plates. Bring some sophistication to your game day spread and cheer for your favorite team in style with these modern serveware favorites. Here are our top 10 ideas for keeping your Sunday night football festivities fresh and modern. 

1. Geometry Cup
Geometry Cup By Trine Andersen, from Ferm Living | YLiving
Geometry Cup By Trine Andersen, from Ferm Living

Drinks are a must for a football watch party, and the geometric designs on these ceramic cups from Ferm Living are great for serving up drinks. You really won’t miss those red plastic cups when you have chic black and white patterned drinkware. Fun and festive, the Geometry Cups will bring you directly to the sidelines. These cups are the perfect addition to a sports theme party. Best of all they’re dishwasher safe, which helps to make clean up a breeze.

2. Joy N.1
Joy N.1 in Red from Alessi | YLiving
Joy N.1 in Red from Alessi

A stunning serving piece for any modern gathering or dining table, the Joy N.1 is crafted through sophisticated and contemporary molding techniques. Joy’s unique texture appears almost crystallized and reflects the surrounding light in a fascinating and playful manner.

3. Iittala X Issey Miyake Large Platter
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Iittala X Issey Miyake Large Platter, White from Iittala X Issey Miyake

When it comes to throwing a football party, the more food the better. The Iittala X Issey Miyake Large Platter features a modern oblong shape for creative and stylish serving. Whether it’s a plate full of football themed cookies or mini tacos with a bowl full of fresh salsa, this platter will make sure there’s plenty to go around.

4. Chop Paddle
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Chop Paddle By Tom Dixon, from Tom Dixon

Keep the food coming with the help of the Chop Paddle from Tom Dixon. Its solid oak construction is tough enough for carving meat and beautiful enough for arranging a delicious spread.  The convenient handle makes carrying food from kitchen to in front of the television a breeze.

5. The Bellini Chair®
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The Bellini Chair® By Mario Bellini, from Heller

You never know who will show up for game day. It’s best to be prepared for a full house and a full sofa. The Bellini Chair® is stackable, making it easy to store when not in use. Its durable fiberglass reinforced polypropylene construction also makes for an easy clean up. But it’s still comfortable enough to sit through the whole game.

6. Subeybaja Round Table
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Subeybaja Round Table from Santa & Cole

In the spirit of being prepared, the Subeybaja Round Table is prepared for anything. Featuring articulated legs, this table can go from a coffee table to a side table to a dining table with ease.

7. Estetico Quotidiano Glass Drink Dispenser
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Estetico Quotidiano Glass Drink Dispenser from Seletti

You won’t need a water boy with the Estetico Quotidiano Glass Drink Dispenser with a classy water dispense ensuring the flow of good times. Just fill it up with your drink of choice and refill as needed. Best of all, it’s quirky design mimics that of a traditional plastic water cooler, but instead is made from fine glass.

8. Beer Foamer
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Beer Foamer By Norm Architects, from Menu A/S

No modern football party is complete without the beer, and with the Beer Foamer you can give your guests the perfect pour. The foamer allows you to serve beer the same way you would experience draft beer at the local sports bar.

9. New Norm Lunch Plate, Set of 6
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New Norm Lunch Plate, Set of 6 By Norm Architects, from Menu A/S

Ditch the paper plates for the New Norm Lunch Plate. These minimal plates come in a set of six, and they’re the ideal size for piling up the appetizers.

10. Ping Pong Table
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Ping Pong Table from District Eight

Use it as a table for your game time spread or as a ping-pong table during halftime, either way the Ping Pong Table from District Eight is the ideal modern football party companion.

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Tonye Doukpolagha

Tonye Doukpolagha

Tonyé is a Senior Product Content Publisher at YLiving who dwells over the way modern design transforms customary furniture and accessories. She began her career in the Furniture Industry at the San Francisco Design Center and has not turned away since. In her free time she enjoys volunteering, adding images to her incomplete inspo board, obsessing over different ways to refresh her apartment, immersing in the East Bay Art & Culture scene, and never turning down brunch with friends.

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