Dining Room, Chair, Table, Dark Hardwood Floor, and Pendant Lighting The materials palette is similarly restrained, making the only natural piece of wood in the house—the almost 14-foot-long walnut slab in the kitchen—really stand out. "If there was wood everywhere it would lose its gravitas," notes Chris.  Photo 15 of 41 in 50 Dashing Dining Rooms from Designed In-House