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The dining room is meant for eating and entertaining where friends and family usually gather in for hours on end. Be inspired with these stylish ideas in creating your dream entertaining mecca.
Stark colors such as black and yellow make a bold dining room. For a modern chic look, mix furniture like these glossy Louis Ghost chairs by Phillippe Starck with a stylish chandelier.
For an artsy dining area, add unique miniature sculptures and striking wall paintings then complement these with a rustic dining table and teak wood chairs.
BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL
When opting for chairs in loud colors or patterns, stick to classic furniture designs and let their vibrance stand out against subdued color palettes of the walls and curtains.
Tired of the classics? Have unique furniture and accessories designed just for you to create an extraordinary dining area.
A warm neutral palette spells subtle sophistication for the dining room. Play with different textures, like these chairs and lamps, to add contrast.
Go for director’s chairs covered in soft brown leather and fill the entire room with travel souvenirs for a little trip down memory lane.
THE FAIREST OF ALL
Mirrors create the illusion of space and depth while brightening and illuminating a room, so get a floor-to-ceiling mirror for your dining area.
Turn a tree trunk into a sturdy statement chair or ceiling décor. Mix different wooden textures and designs for dynamic.
Why not turn one entire wall into a clock with this creative bespoke timepiece?
Soften up a black-and-white dining space with French-inspired furniture, classic Damask patterned chairs, and an ornate chandelier. Share a meal with family while enjoying a good TV show by adding a television.
Simple wooden furniture, capiz windows, and terracotta tiles mean a charming country feel for your dining space. Add indoor plants to freshen up the room.
Curate antique collection for an atmosphere of historical charm. Thoughtfully choose what to display to avoid overdecorating the space and overpowering the actual dishes served.
Feel closer to nature with natural materials such as bricks, clay tiles, wicker furniture, and large windows that let the sunshine in.
A luxurious formal dining room have Italian furniture, delicate candelabras, and fresh floral arrangements. For your fine China dinnerware collection, display them in glass cabinets.
Go for an minimalist, unconventional dining set and choose wood in warm hues for an inviting ambience.
*This article has been revised for online reading. The original article appeared on the February 2014 issue of My Home Magazine. Get the e-mag version My Home Magazines on Magzter.