The backs of dining room chairs should definitely be taller than the top of the dining table but how much taller is a matter of personal preference. When dining chairs are lower in height, it feels more modern whereas taller chairs tend to make a room feel more traditional and formal. If you’re using different side and end chairs, your end chairs should be taller than your side chairs.
Modern meets traditional in this ethereal space, where designer David Scott paired furnishings made by contemporary artisans, like the Zhipeng Tan table and chandelier by master glass artist Jeff Zimmerman, with 1790s chalk-painted French armchairs. Natural textures, such as the woven leather rug from Doris Leslie Blau and the lacquered raffia wallpaper from Phillip Jeffries ground the space, while neutral drapery fabric and trim from Holland & Sherry and a blue ceiling keeps the mood light and airy. The painting is by Larry Poons.
Whether hung side by side or split up to double the decor around your abode, this two-piece framed print set is always sure to draw the eye. Showcasing two different, but coordinating, painted scenes with pots filled with blooming florals, each showcases subdued neutral hues of green, brown and beige. Made in North America, this pair is printed on paper, then highlighted by a 23'' H x 11'' W x 0.75'' D frame.
This piece is of a colorful pattern that is open to interpretation by the viewer. Each person will see it a little differently and it can fit in with many different themes and decors. It has different shades of blues and coral colors so would definitely do well with some of the other ocean themed pieces in the Art De Legno collection. The natural fir planks enhance the classic seaside feel of this piece.
Centuries collide to yield a jewel box of a dining room in this New York City apartment designed by author Maureen Footer. A large Aubusson tapestry from Galerie Perpitch & Bringand visually enlarges the tiny space, and provides old-world contrast to the sleek Saarenin table and Brno chairs from Knoll. The walls are clad with a Lee Jofa silk velvet, and the Louis XV-style chandelier is from Nesle Inc.
If it’s all one big room and you want t to look like one large space then I would do alll the same curtains. However if you are trying to divide it into two different rooms then different curtains will help with that, divide the space even further with a different rug for each space. I love indoor/outdoor rugs for kitchens or dining rooms since they’re so easy to clean. Hope that helps!
We focus on meal times during annual special festivities and personal anniversaries, but sitting down to break bread together is something that should always carry a sense of ceremony. Enjoying this daily activity with the added shine of a luxury dining room design means that every day can feel like a special occasion - without all the added prep and hoo-ha. Inspiration for luxury dining furniture and decor can come in many shapes and forms, so we have put together a whopping 51 images of our favourite dining room decor schemes to draw inspiration from. Plus, we offer a few tips and tricks that can be adapted to fit many different room sizes and budgets.
Leta Foster has spent the last 35 years designing interiors so well that her three daughters followed in her footsteps, becoming the "& Associates" in her firm. When this breakfast room project in an early-1900s Richmond home came to Leta, she tapped daughter Sallie Giordano to collaborate. Together, they decorated the space to fit a young family while honoring its original architect, William Bottomley.