By Rosine Denise. Dining Room. Published at Saturday, April 28th, 2018 - 09:30:15 AM.
It’s also important to know exactly how you’ll be using the space. If the dining experience alone isn’t enough to make you want a dining room then think some other things you can be doing in this space. It can be an entertainment area in which case there are certain elements that need to be included in the design. It can also serve as an office or as a library.
When you are trying to use rustic pieces or architecture, surfaces, like walls, flooring and tables, should be kept simple in design. Simple woods, simple metals and other materials. Extravagant designs and textures confuse the look of industrial décor, while simplistic surfaces allows you to incorporate industrial looks in a more dramatic effect without having the show stolen from them, as you want them to be the main focal point of the room.
Visually expand a small dining room by using a monochromatic palette. Keep the walls and floor clutter-free and minimal, letting the personality come in the form of cleverly designed furniture. Purchase a round table with chairs that can be tucked in when not in use. There are no corner legs to wiggle around and it can be moved about easily when needed. Before buying, consider what size table your space will accommodate, your ideal size (circular or oval) and which material will best complement your current scheme. Ease of use is important, too, and do think about what you’ll do with seating when it’s not being used – fold-up or stacking chairs are great options.
Lighting is important, and finding the perfect chandelier and other lighting options can help to make or break the look of the room. You want your lighting to not only be beautiful, but functional, and for many people, they want their light fixtures to be a sort of work of art. Look for unique modern beauties for your main chandelier. Many modern lighting fixtures fit into the mid-century era and they can be phenomenal. Just make sure you choose something that is scaled to your room and table size. Keep in mind, this is not a strict, must-match era, so you do not have to worry so much with making your table lamps perfectly coordinate with your chandelier or wall lights. Have fun. Be creative. And choose your light according to what really speaks to you.
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