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November 25, 2013
Seven striking dining room arrangements to inspire high-design mealtime.
rational expressions interior dining room

In an Amagansett, New York, beach house, a Sputnik chandelier in aged steel from Restoration Hardware hangs above a custom concrete-topped table. The vintage cane-and-teak dining chairs were designed in 1966 by Pierre Jeanneret. In the kitchen, a brushed stainless steel range hood by Modern-Aire is matched with faucet hardware from Dornbracht, a Blanco sink, Viking rangetops, and built-in ovens by Wolf. Recessed lighting overhead uses LED bulbs set in Juno housing. Photo by Jeff Heatley.

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Originally appeared in A Sustainable Mid-Century Beach House
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the apartment interior dining room

In the dining area of a Copenhagen apartment, a Mobile Chandelier 3 by Michael Anastassiades is suspended above a table from local cabinetmaker Københavns Møbelsnedkeri. Vintage red dining chairs by Ralf Lindberg mingle with an Ilse Crawford bench for De La Espada. Photo courtesy the Apartment.

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Modern breakfast seating area with black and white furniture

A departure from her mod-meets-baroque San Francisco abode, Abigail Turin’s breakfast area is far more sedate. She and her daughter, Helena, have a chat at a Progetto 1 table by Monica Armani for B&B Italia surrounded by four Lia chairs by Roberto Barbieri for Zanotta. The painting behind Helena is by Ricci Albenda.

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Originally appeared in One House Seamlessly Blends Baroque and Modern Styles
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White Saarinen table and chairs offset the rich wood interior of a modern house in Hennepin, Illinois.

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On Shoal Lake, which straddles the borders of Manitoba and Ontario, Herbert Enns hand-built a series of pavilions that would serve as an inexpensive family compound. In the dining and cooking pavilion, some creature comforts, like Karim Rashid Oh chairs,

In the dining and cooking pavilion of the Enns House, Karim Rashid Oh chairs, a stove, and a dining table made of a felled tree propped on sawhorses create a rustic-meets-modern vibe.

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Originally appeared in Barely There
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interior apartment dining table

In a house belonging to two Belgian designers, Harry Bertoia chairs flank a concrete table the residents designed. Photo by Frederik Vercruysse.

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Paloa Navone designed living-dining room with chairs.

Designer Paola Navone transformed a 200-year-old factory in Umbria into an inviting home. A mish-mash of dining chairs surrounds a rustic table, which is illuminated by a row of tactile pendants by Design House Stockholm. Photo by: Photo by Wichmann + Bendtsen.

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rational expressions interior dining room

In an Amagansett, New York, beach house, a Sputnik chandelier in aged steel from Restoration Hardware hangs above a custom concrete-topped table. The vintage cane-and-teak dining chairs were designed in 1966 by Pierre Jeanneret. In the kitchen, a brushed stainless steel range hood by Modern-Aire is matched with faucet hardware from Dornbracht, a Blanco sink, Viking rangetops, and built-in ovens by Wolf. Recessed lighting overhead uses LED bulbs set in Juno housing. Photo by Jeff Heatley.

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