As one of the most central areas of your home, styling your dining room can appear intimidating and challenging. Having a well-designed dining area not only induces a sense of pride but can be a great space to welcome your guests. Here are some tips to get you started:
Firstly, it’s vital to decide where your dining table will be situated. Generally, The table is typically in the centre of the room but you may want to play around with the space if you have an open plan and wish to integrate living and dining rooms.
A dining table should be well-proportioned to the room you’ve placed it in. Circular tables are usually better for conversations across the table. That being said, rectangular tables are still the classic choice and can offer more individual space for diners. Table surfaces made of wood and marble are ideal choices as they are durable and have a longer lifespan. Depending on your choice, you may want your table to have additional tones such as metallic legs to give a more contemporary or industrial aesthetic.
An equal star to the table, selecting the right chair design is also critical. Although the design is important, comfort should always be prioritised as diners can be seated down for long hours. There should be ample room for diners to be seated and to exit their chairs.
Choice of Rug
A carpet or rug can add a fine touch to your dining room. Both can mute the sound of scraping chairs and add character to the space. Classic choices such as Persian rugs add a touch of refinement and sophistication to your room, whilst more contemporary designs that emphasize a particular colour palette or pattern can heighten the aesthetic or mood.
If you have a large dining space, it might be appropriate to consider adding sideboards, buffets or cabinets. These could be useful for storing utensils or balancing out the sparse environment with its presence. Other accessories including lamps or flowers can also be placed on top of them to add to the overall vibe.
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