The dining room’s chandelier and chairs are from C. Bell, the grapevine table is by Jayson Home & Garden, and the pillows are by Madeline Weinrib; the hand-colored photograph is by Peter Beard.
3 | Visualizer: Orange GraphicsThis small breakfast nook also takes advantage of the elegance of the Eames chair with four matching white examples set next to an adorable windowsill herb planters.
20 | Visualizer: Matt WilsonMore clear resin, but this time int he form of chairs, bringing a little levity to their heavy wooden table counterpart.
6 | Visualizer: Arthur Carvalho VieiraBy matching the chairs and table to the wood floor, the furniture seems almost to disappear, making the space seem larger and more open.
7 | Designer: PartiDesignAdding bench seating to one side of a dining table is always a good way to make a table more welcoming and help guests get to know one another.
17 | Visualizer: Vic NguyenYou can’t help but notice the clear resin dining table that is the focal point of this room.
The dining room table and chairs are custom made, and the light fixtures are by Hervé Van der Straeten; striped wallpaper by Osborne & Little and flooring of Carrara and Nero Marquina marble were installed in custom patterns.
9 | Visualizer: Studio ArchDesignThis blue and white dining room would give off a feeling of a calming beach retreat no matter where it was.
Don’t let your dining table sit forgotten until Thanksgiving. Take a cue from these well-appointed designer spaces and create a room you and your family will actually want to eat in.
Jacques Adnet chairs from the 1950s surround the custom-made dining table, the chandelier is by Peter Mikic, and the walls are upholstered in an Old World Weavers damask; the painting is by Jackie Saccoccio, and the floor is white oak.
The dining chairs, made to match the client’s vintage pair by Jacques Quinet, and settees are upholstered in a Pollack fabric, the table and light fixture are custom designs, the walls are covered in a suede by Élitis, and the painting is by Charline von Heyl.
Vintage Augusto Savini chairs surround a dining table by Khouri Guzman Bunce Lininger; the chandelier is by Lindsey Adelman, and the wall is paneled in stained zebrawood.
A Lindsey Adelman light fixture, a custom-made table, and Mies van der Rohe chairs upholstered in a Jerry Pair leather in the dining room; the candlesticks are by Jeff Zimmerman, and the walls are painted in Donald Kaufman’s DKC-84.
12 | Visualizer: Hesham ElshipliUsher guests into this stark dining room and they’ll surely be impressed with its molded chairs, stone accent wall and sleek black buffet.
1 | Visualizer: Koj DesignsThis warm and welcoming dining room features plenty of light and seating that is modern but does not sacrifice comfort for style.
4 | Photographer: Olimpia Castellini BaldisseraIn this playful dining room, the designer has chosen a rainbow of Eames chairs which work nicely against the warm wooden floor and white walls. This would be a perfect space to play host to a special sleepover dinner party.
The gateleg table and English chairs are from the 19th century, the billiard light fixture is antique, and the mural of Provincetown Harbor was painted by Rafael Arana.
An antique opaline-glass pendant light hangs above the marble dining table, which is surrounded by vintage chairs; the 19th-century gilt sunburst mirror is French, the Oushak rug is antique, the walls and ceiling are Venetian plaster, and the custom-made kitchen cabinets are cypress.
21 | Visualizer: Ngurah AryaThis built in dining area is a perfect solution for a small space but still manages to be stylish.
The 19th-century dining table and chairs, with cushions in a Bennison fabric, are Italian, as are the 19th-century consoles and chandelier; the wood door frames are painted in faux marble, the antique painted chinoiserie wallpaper was duplicated by craftsmen in some sections, and the 19th-century rug is Persian.
The dining room’s chairs, upholstered in a Claremont mohair velvet, are custom made, as is the table by Blackman Cruz; the pendant lights are by David Wiseman, and the painting is by Nick Namarari.
The dining room chairs include two originals by Maison Leleu, from Maison Gerard, as well as reproductions, all covered in a nubuck from Cortina Leathers; the resin-top table is a custom design, the painting is by Christian Marclay, and five Italian pendants form a single light fixture.
When you invite people to your home to share a meal, you want to make sure they are comfortable, but it also doesn’t hurt if they are a little impressed. Any of these 21 dining room designs, from the cozy and rustic to the ultramodern, are sure to reflect well on the host.
11 | Visualizer: ObrazekUltra minimal is the only way to describe this white dining table and matching Eames chairs. Even the floral centerpiece is a spindly branch rather than a busy bouquet.
16 | Visualizer: Enrico CericaThe metal chairs and hammered metal table give this dining room a distinctly warm industrial feel.
19 | Visualizer: Architype 3DAn update on the chrome fad of the 1980’s, this is a bachelor pad grown up.
A chandelier by Jonas Bohlin for Örsjö Belysning hangs above a custom-made table in the kitchen; the chairs are by Magis, and the rug is sisal.
Circa-1935 chairs by Kaare Klint surround the custom-made dining table, the chandelier by Frederik Molenschot is from the Carpenters Workshop Gallery, and the vintage floor lamp was bought at the Saint-Ouen flea market; the painting is by Marc Quinn, and the doors and floor are oak.
In the lacquered dining room, original and reproduction Jansen chairs upholstered in a Lee Jofa velvet surround a table by Oscar de la Renta; the gilt-wood chandelier is early 19th century, and the Samarkand rug is from Doris Leslie Blau.
Chairs by Boca do Lobo surround a dining table by Patricia Urquiola for Glas Italia, the floor lamps are by Casamilano, and the custom-made ceiling fixture is by Art et Floritude.
14 | Visualizer: Orange GraphicsThis dining room is more like a great hall. The geometric chairs contrast expertly with the solid wood table and rustic ceiling beams.
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18 | Visualizer: Architype 3DThis dining room with its blue glass light fixtures and winding staircase backdrop would be suited to a tea party with Alice and her Mad Hatter friend.
15 | Visualizer: ArchivizerEven without the space of a huge loft or massive house, this small apartment dining area manages to be chic and comfortable.
A French oak table is paired with 1950s chairs by Jules Wabbes and a circa-1950 French chandelier in the dining room; églomisé mirrors, framed in cerused oak, surround an 1830s marble fireplace, and the chevron floor is antique fumed oak.
Eames chairs surround a 19th-century Mexican table in the dining room; a light fixture by Olafur Eliasson and a sculpture by Yishai Jusidman flank a painting by Rubén Ortiz-Torres, and the rug by Jose Dávila was inspired by R. Buckminster Fuller.
Painted Chippendale-style chairs surround a dining table covered with Marimekko fabric; the striped rug is by Dash & Albert, and the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore’s Lily Lavender.
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A set of chairs by Carlo di Carli surrounds a dining table by Gio Ponti, a painting by Jonathan Saiz hangs above a 1950s rosewood console by Ico Parisi, and the lamp is by Les Dalo; the walls are painted in a pale gray by Guittet.
13 | Visualizer: Kleiton OliveiraArtists like to entertain, too. This urban dining room meshes with the industrial design of the space, using creative chairs and even more unique barstools.
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Jacques Adnet chairs surround a 1940s dining table by Roger Thibier, the chandelier is from the 1840s, and the rug is custom made; the drawing is by Konstantin Kakanias, the sconce is by Willy Daro, and the walls are sheathed in a custom-made wallpaper.
10 | Visualizer: Ngọc BáuCreative lighting makes this dining room walk the line between a sophisticated night in a wild turn at a night club.
8 | Visualizer: Cecilia CordaThis amazing convertible dining table pulls back to reveal a small indoor garden, perfect for growing fresh herbs. On its own, the table is also a beautifully simple piece.
A 1920s light fixture by O.C. White Co. hangs above a George II mahogany table in the dining room, the chairs are custom made, and the console is from the 19th century; the 1897 seascape is by Paul Kuhstohs, and the portrait was found at a Paris flea market.
In the dining room-cum-library, chairs by Castillo are covered in a cut-velvet stripe by Robert Allen with backs in a Jim Thomson fabric. The lacquer-and-brass table is by Maison Jansen; the walls and bookshelves are painted in Farrow & Ball’s Rectory Red.
5 | Photographer: Olimpia Castellini BaldisseraBy throwing open the doors to the backyard, this simple white dining room becomes instantly inviting and easy to imagine covered with the trappings of a sunset cocktail party.
The dining table is by Hervé Van der Straeten, the Charlotte Perriand chairs are from Cassina, the custom light fixture is by Lindsey Adelman, and the flooring is white oak; the video portraits of Lady Gaga are by Robert Wilson, the ceramics are by Cody Hoyt, and the series of drawings is by Jose Dávila.
2 | Visualizer: MiysisThis open dining room takes advantage of high ceilings and an airy floor plan in its design. The simple and delicate molded chairs contact the formidable wooden table, which leaves plenty of room for even the most elaborate meal.
The cool looking dining lights are the Beat pendants by Tom Dixon.
The dining table came from a Sotheby’s auction, the antique chairs were purchased at Doyle New York, and the chandelier is a Paris flea-market find; the photograph is by Nathaniel Kramer, and the rug is by Stark.
A set of 1954 chairs by Osvaldo Borsani surrounds the custom-made dining table; the light fixture is by Lindsey Adelman, and the painting is by Robert Melee.