Collection by Diana Budds

Inspired Dining Rooms


Ah, the holiday season—a time for warm spirits, an endless stream of guests, and to put your entertaining skills to the test. If you're hosting the big meal this year and have decided to upgrade from your ramshackle table and mismatched chairs, here are a handful of dining rooms for design inspiration. Will good furniture make the spread taste better? Debatable. But it might make guests more inclined to forgive your overcooked bird if that misfortune befalls you.

A pendant lamp by Hans Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn hangs above a custom dining table by Cabinet.
Wardle’s firm also designed the dining table, where up to ten guests can gaze out at the Southern Ocean.
In the dining room, a vintage galvanized-steel table from Dominio is paired with Eames DAR chairs and Sphere lamps by...
Design Within Reach’s Salt chairs surround a vintage Milo Baughman table within a Tribeca loft by Pulltab.
The new volume houses the dining area, which includes stairs to the bedrooms.
An abstract painting by Michael Young complements the glow of the dining room’s pine walls.
A palette of wood, concrete, and painted brick forms a neutral backdrop for Kathryn Tyler’s vintage treasures,...
The Blues Are Still...
A quartet of red paints (Raspberry Truffle, Million Dollar Red, Vermillion, Arroyo Red), all by Benjamin Moore, make...
When two actors purchased their West Village abode, it came with a 180-degree view of the Hudson River—and a frenetic...

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