A dash of dark energizes any color and is a classic foil to all things white. From left: Black and white blown-glass cased crystal "Memphis" candlesticks, $179 each; Theresienthal, available through Julia Watts. Bone china "Black Aves" platter, $350; Royal Crown Derby, 866-337-2987. White bone china "Torque" bowl, $185, Frank Gehry for Tiffany & Co. Stainless steel and polished acrylic "Kongo" salad servers, $39; Dansk. Black and white lacquered wood "Chevron" tray with silverplate corners, $150; Oscar de la Renta Home for Lunt. "Jazz" martini glass, $79.50 for four; LSA. Black plastic "Sophia" fruit bowl, $120; Lightly, available through Berin.