Contemporary dining sets are not always sets. Often homeowners, interior designers, and architects are finding that choosing dining tables they love, and chairs they love are the best way to set the mood for dining rooms.

Dining Room Pendant Lighting Sets the Mood in an Eclectic Oregon Home
The updated design of this Oregon home reflects the young family by using fresh colors, contemporary furniture, and of course,...
Gaffney House Dining Room
For their weekend home in Sharon, Connecticut, architect Lynn Gaffney and her husband, Bill Backus, filled their natural wood...
A Guide To Pick The Perfect Set of Curtains For Your Room
For unique ultra modern designs to suit versatile themes for your room, you can check out this website called I Curtain.
A Cramped Attic Became a Sunny Dining Room in this Renovation of a Copenhagen Tudor
A furniture designer carves out a modern family home in a renovated 1925 structure on the outskirts of Copenhagen.
An Elegant Dining Room in Mexico City
The owner of Flexform’s New York showroom, David Levy, creates an elegant dining room overlooking Mexico City.
Minimalist Pine-Clad Dining Room in Sweden
Perched atop a hill between a large park and Gothenburg's former industrial past rests architect Per Bornstein's 1,400 square...
Artist's Dining Room in Valencia with Fringed Paper Walls
Paper artist Pierre Pozzi uses his signature material to wrap the dining room walls of his home in Valencia, Spain.
Photo of the Week: Plant-Filled Austin Dining Room
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Fine Dine-ing
Interior and furniture designer Nick Dine—son of pop artist Jim Dine—has a love-hate relationship with his 2,000-square-foot...
Set on Stone
How a firm foundation—in history, place, and atop an old rock wall—sets the tone for the Depot House’s next...
Photo of the Week: Modern Dining Room Featuring a George Nelson Lamp
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Traditional Farmhouse Meets Contemporary Living
Inspired by hilltop views and traditional New England farm and barn structures, Marvin Architect's Challenge-winner Michael...
50 Dashing Dining Rooms
Pull up a chair and gather around the table for our very own supper club.
How to Set the Stage For Outdoor Living With Scenic Doors
With an impressive array of scenic doors that capture views and connect spaces both inside and outside the home, Marvin Windows...
Add A Brightness To Your Dining Space With French Provincial Dining Table
Add A Brightness To Your Dining Space With French Provincial Dining...
Contemporary Nordic Town House
With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects,...
Dining In, Dining Out
Once while dining at a minimal-chic German restaurant in San Francisco, my date marveled at the elegant simplicity of the...
Set in the Future
When Tron raced into theaters on neon treads in 1982, the futuristic backdrops were a vis-ual revelation for cinema geeks.
Artist Reinvents the Contemporary Art Experience
Sargam Griffin, a contemporary artist located in Healdsburg, California, is reinventing the art experience.