Modern Napkin Holder


Whether it’s for the countertop or for your dining table, a modern napkin holder organizes rolls and pieces of paper so they won’t clutter your arrangement. With their updated designs, they also work for different interior and tablescape settings. Made of wood, stainless steel, and other types of materials, these accessories may be small, but they are definitely when you need them. Some even come with integrated caddies so that you can organize your condiments and napkins in one unit.  

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Chic Napkin Holder

Chic Napkin Holder

An elegant and modern napkin holder made of steel. This piece features two arched elements that hold the piece of paper together. These are supported by a circular base. A well-balanced accessory that can hold standard-sized napkins.

Designer Advice:

Available in copper, silver, and gold, these napkin holders bring touches of glam to your kitchen countertops and dining table. Both copper and gold will look perfect in transitional, contemporary, and modern farmhouse spaces. Meanwhile, the sleekness of silver fits right into the modern and ultra-modern aesthetic. We recommend choosing a finish that contrasts with the color of your countertop material.

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Weathered Gray Napkin Holder

Weathered Gray Napkin Holder

This salt and pepper napkin holder exudes a modern rustic appeal with its weathered gray veneer finish. Both sides have slots that can hold small spice jars while the center can accommodate folded pieces of paper. 

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Napkin Holder with Weighted Arm

Napkin Holder with Weighted Arm

Keep your napkins in place with this stainless steel napkin holder. Accommodating up to 75 square napkins, the papers are stacked horizontally on the rectangular base and held by a weighted tension arm. Perfect for windy setups.

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Napkin Holder with Caddy

Napkin Holder with Caddy

Following a straightforward and clean design, this napkin holder with a salt and pepper caddy helps organize your dining essentials in place. Crafted in solid pine wood, it features two slots for spice bottles on one side.

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Cool Napkin Holder

Cool Napkin Holder

Quirky and unique, this contemporary napkin holder lends a playful touch to your countertops and tables. Made of metal, it has a fun design of two buddies with outstretched arms that hold the papers together. Finished in matte with a padded underlayer.

Designer Advice:

With its whimsical approach to napkin holders, this piece can also be coordinated with a paper towel holder with a similar style. For a spirited tablescape, we recommend using bright-colored napkins that contrast with the black holder. Pair it with colorful placemats or ones in black, if you’re aiming for a chic yet playful place setting. 

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Minimalist Napkin Holder

Minimalist Napkin Holder

With their sleek lines and clean aesthetics, these modern napkin holders bring a stylish component to your kitchen and dining table. The minimalist design presents a subtle look that can easily coordinate with your existing décor and centerpiece.

Designer Advice:

Available in black and white colors. The black option will work well with modern, industrial, and contemporary dining table décor and accessories. Meanwhile, the white model will look perfect in transitional, contemporary, and modern arrangements. For a pop of color, we recommend placing paper napkins with bold colors or patterns or a solid tone that contrasts with the napkin holder.

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Buying Guide

The best size for a stainless steel napkin holder is about 6 inches by 2 inches by 5 inches. This will allow you to have a large amount of napkins available, when it’s full, without feeling like you have a large and bulky item on your table. This size also allows for use of most mass-manufactured napkin options. If you regularly use a nontraditional size of napkin, make sure to measure that and select a napkin holder that will work for that shape!

A stainless steel napkin holder is a beautiful addition to your kitchen, and it's a breeze to keep it clean. It’s important you don’t use regular household cleaners on stainless steel napkin holders if you want to keep them in mint condition. They can be cleaned weekly to remove fingerprints and smudges.

Never submerge the napkin holder in a sink full of water or spray it down with citrus-based or abrasive household cleaners. Simply wipe the napkin holder clean with a damp cloth. If it’s really dirty, you can mix water with some mild dishwashing soap and wipe the napkin holder with a cloth dipped in the solution. Dry it with a soft cloth to remove any soap and water residue.  

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Modern napkin holder

Life is full of flavor - thanks to pepper and salt. Fantastic steel salts and peppercorns - stylishly housed on a stainless steel base, which also serves as a paper napkin holder. Practical steel, shiny element for your modern table.

Contemporary napkin holder

With its sleek, glossy metal design, this stylish napkin holder will match perfectly contemporary decors. Being a practical dining addition, it is a durable construction, which will serve its role for years.

Upright napkin holder

Made from stainless steel, this napkin holder is a stylish and exquisitely solid living room addition. It neatly holds standard size napkins, displayed horizontally. Ideal when you have guests or other family gatherings.

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InterDesign Formbu Stainless Steel Napkin Holder, Bamboo/Brushed Stainless Steel

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A tiny, yet stylish addition that may seem minute, but is sure to give your home a unique touch – a napkin holder made out of a wooden base with a smooth finish and a stainless steel pin to hold the napkins in place.

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An aesthetic modern napkin holder crafted of durable stainless steel. It has a round bevelled base with fixed 2 upturned U-shaped rails and 2 small round basins for a saltcellar and a pepper cellar.

Dunbar napkin holder satin nickel modern napkin holders

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Nickel plating is a very fashionable process to embellish interior design elements. This modern napkin holder will be a real table decoration thanks to rounded shapes and great satin and nickel finish.

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The stainless steel napkin holder with the elegant shaker set. This accessory look so professional and can be used in the restaurant, but also at homes. The special dimple for the shakers guarantee that it won't fall down when you move the whole.

Stones Napkin Holder

Stones Napkin Holder

It is a stones napkin holder that adds beauty and style to any home. It has got a stainless steel construction and finish. It is great as a gift for your friends and family. You need to have it.

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hometrends® Napkin Holder - Stainless Steel

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Metallic Splendour - Napkin Holder No matter how plain or fancy the napkins you choose to go along with your meal service, this stainless steel napkin holder makes them look like a class apart.

Flower Napkin Holder

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Minimalistic in its design, this stainless napkin holder constitutes an exquisitely stylish example of contemporary design. Made from high-quality, solid materials, it will embellish the tables for many years.

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Stelton Napkin Holder | Bloomingdale's

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Contemporary napkin holder crafted out of brushed stainless steel. Very simply designed, with functionality as priority, but looks nice and sleek. Basically it's supposed to be set on a table or any other flat surface.

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