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We dug through our archives to find some of our favorite examples of modern dining rooms. Whether it's designed for a small family, a couple, or a full-on banquet, we wouldn't mind breaking bread in these spaces.
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Architects Zoe Chan Eayrs and Merlin Eayrs on Creating a Captivating Dining Area
Hint: layered lighting can work wonders.
Spicing Things Up
Chipotle’s recent approach to restaurant design aims to transform the traditionally tasteless experience of eating fast food into something more refined.
An Introduction to Restaurant Design
Eating has always been a sociable event, from primitive campfire cooking to reclining on lectuli at lavish Greek and Roman banquets.
Food Court Gourmet
No need to brave the teeming throngs only to score a slice at Sbarro: These hopping food malls are as haute as can be.
Cultivating Good Taste
Grown, harvested, prepped, and cooked all in the same place, farm-to-table fare is coming to a city near you.
Slide into that booth or belly up the bar to learn what’s next for restaurant design. You’ll know before the maître d’ does.
31 Barware Gifts Sure to Shake Things Up for the Home Mixologist
Lift the spirits of the budding bartender with the tools they need to sip in style.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Dreamy Dining Rooms
Dust off your fine china—these dining rooms from the Dwell community are ready for the entertaining season to begin.
Modern Shades and Draperies Integrate Seamlessly Into a Houston Renovation
Homeowners Sunil and Shalizeh “Shelly” Patel weren’t totally sure how to select shades and draperies for their Houston remodel, completed by StudioMET Architects.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Party-Ready Dining Rooms
Dinner party, anyone? Take a look at the crowd-pleasing dining rooms from the Dwell community that caught our editor's eye this week.
When to Splurge Vs. Save: 13 Design Pros Weigh In
13 interior designers sound off about when to splurge and when to save when it comes to the living and dining rooms.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Dazzling Dining Rooms
Opt to dine in with these inspiring modern dining rooms. Feast your eyes upon the five-star homes from the Dwell community that caught our editor's eye this week.
Top 4 Homes of the Week With Delectable Dining Rooms
We'd love to take a seat in any one of these impeccable, modern dining rooms.
Budget Breakdown: An '80s Kitchen Gets a Fresh Look For $42K
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a designer gives his brother and sister-in-law a kitchen, dining, and laundry room makeover that supports their growing family's needs.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Divine Dining Areas
With dazzling pendant fixtures, plenty of natural light, and well-designed furniture, our editor's top picks of the week feature dining rooms that delight.
6 Simple Ways to Mix and Match Chairs at Your Dining Table
Tap into the art of eclecticism by foregoing formal furniture "sets" to create your own chic collection.
Watch: It Takes 9 Hours For Woodworkers to Make This Shaker-Inspired Chair
Spare, sturdy, almost minimalist—Thos Moser’s signature chair distills generations of know-how.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Walnut Dining Table
Craft your own live-edge walnut dining table with this step-by-step video and guide.
6 Essential Tips for Selecting the Perfect Dining Room Lighting
Adding a light fixture (or two) to your dining room is like putting the icing on a cake: it’s that final, special touch that can imbue style, atmosphere, and just the right amount...
Pull Up a Chair in One of These 20 Modern Dining Rooms
Looking into the holiday weekend, many of you may be spending a lot of time at the dining table over the next couple of days—perhaps either dyeing eggs or enjoying Sunday brunch...
An Artist's Dining Room in Valencia Has Fringed Paper Walls
Paper artist Pierre Pozzi uses his signature material to wrap the dining room walls of his home in Valencia, Spain.
50 Dashing Dining Rooms
Pull up a chair and gather around the table for our very own supper club.