Dining

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.

Throughout the house, Curtiss mixed natural materials with industrial ones.
Bordering the dining room is an entry courtyard and a partially open bookcase wall, custom designed and fabricated in...
A simple poster with bold colors adds to the industrial character of this Paris abode.
The dining room.
Del Gaudio made the pendants in the kitchen from rayon electrical cord, ceramic sockets, and Satco Par38 bulbs.
Featuring reclaimed wood from the original house, a single sliding door covers only half of the kitchen pantry.
A vintage Lightolier pendant and sleek Arclinea cabinets by Antonio Citterio stand out against a wall paneled in...
The interior combines modern and more traditional elements, such as this oriental rug.
In the dining area, Metropolitan side chairs by Jeffrey Bernett for B&B Italia surround a Surf Table designed by Carlo...
The house’s open spaces are minimally furnished with modern classics like Verner Panton chairs in the dining area.
In the kitchen, a custom composite dining table is paired with bright plastic Ikea chairs.
The inverted trusses subtly establish distinct spaces in the great room, with the bottom edges lending an intimate feel...
Blauvelt sits at his Parsons dining table from Room and Board.
A monumental German climate map enlivens the dining area, which also sports CH 23 & CH 30 chairs by Hans Wegner.
“We used extensive glazing in the kitchen, dining, and bedroom areas to capture views of Lake Washington and downtown...
The family relaxes in their home’s dining...
With the help of architect Bart Lens, Veerle Wenes and Bob Christiaens merged a 19th-century building with a 1970s one...
The Danish teak dining set belonged to Susan's sister-in-law.
Half of the table can be manually raised to counter height, making an ideal serving, prep, or work station.
In the dining room, a Poul Henningsen lamp hovers over a table by Philipp Mainzer for E15, surrounded by Hans Wegner...
The Mourtzouchoses entertain constantly, which means that food is rarely far from anyone’s mind.
The kitchen has a dining table of black American walnut designed by Brad.
An outdoor dining area is screened for privacy.
Douglas fir and Alaskan cedar richly line the interior walls, and the flooring is made of Vermont slate.
“We could lift up very easily the walls, the fittings, the shelves, the light fixtures, everything.
The first tenement codes were written in the mid-1800s, and this was one of the original buildings for worker housing,”...
“We refaced some of the kitchen cabinets and altered the staircase a little bit,” Miller says.
Designer Jeff Sand’s Universal Chairs combine his love for classic French café chairs with an appreciation for “the...
Here's the weathered wooden dining table where the family gathers for meals and conversation.
Equipped with an LG refrigerator and Thermador wall oven, the eat-in kitchen also boasts custom cabinets faced with an...

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