513 Dining Room Concrete Floors Design Photos And Ideas

The former exterior wall is now a textural accent in the living room that syncs with the concrete wall in the kitchen.
Moloney Architects unified the home’s interior and exterior by strategically applying materials. The oak at the interior ceiling continues on the exterior, as does the white brick. The thin profile of the steel around the windows and doors completes the effect.
Architect Kirsten Schwalgien converts the former stable of a famed Catalan modernist building into a contemporary loft.
For the dining room, Claudio asked local artisans to create an homage to Donald Judd’s Library chairs using Oaxacan materials.
The dining room is set in the center of the triple-height space at the heart of the home. A replica of the Oval dining table by Saarinen is paired with Wishbone chairs by Carl Hansen and Sons. Davide Groppi’s Moon pendant lamp hangs above.
Responsive sliding shade awnings shield the interior from too much sun. In seconds, the shades can be remotely closed to provide almost 100% protection from UV rays.
The existing dining room ceiling and a leafy roof deck outside the main bedroom were demolished. In their place, a large pitched glass roof with sliding awnings was installed, completely transforming this once dark and cramped terrace home.
A garden is integrated into a green bench seat, optimizing space in the dining area while drawing the outdoors in.
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The white oak millwork finishes throughout the rooms are repurposed from ceiling slats to offer a warm counterpoint to the concrete slab floor. The dining table is by Hudson Workshop, and the matte black chairs are by Allermuir.
Opposite the living room, sliding glass doors wrap around the dining area and kitchen, providing access to the large terrace. A large table seats up to 12, with additional space along the island.
The living room and dining area open up to the outdoors through large sliding doors—one of the architects’ favorite features. The furnishings are by Mexican interior design firm DUCOLAB.
"I think patios are very important in this kind of weather-adjusting architecture," says Elizarraras. "They come all the way from Arabic architecture, from 15th-century Southern Spain."
Off-Grid Guesthouse by Anacapa Architecture
The living area completely opens up to the exterior, dissolving the boundary between inside and outside. The stone flooring in the living area is from Eco Outdoor.
The kitchen bookends an open-plan layout that also includes a dining area and living room. Full-height windows help create a sense of spaciousness and open the living areas to the backyard.
The red paint was stripped off the built-in and the hardware updated, while the counter was kept.
A coat of Dunn Edwards White brightens up the spaces now. A table from Henrybuilt is surrounded by Eames chairs and sits atop a rug from Nordic Knots. The pendant light is Gerald Thurston for Lightolier and was purchased at a local vintage store called the Sunshine Shop.
The homey environment is furnished abundant plants, homemade and modern furniture, and crafted and woven objects.
Hudson-Smith builds furniture to stay connected to the pleasure of creating something tangible, including this dining table.
Hilary and Michael designed the furniture and cabinetry using SolidWorks software. They outsourced the fabrication and then installed the built-in components themselves.
The calm dining room features custom dining table, Davide Groppi MISS LED metal pendant lamps by Omar Carraglia, and the owner’s own dining chairs.
Simple wood joinery provides a nice backdrop to the muted dining area while also discreetly concealing a bathroom behind and within. A salt-and-pepper finish on the concrete slab carries throughout the main floor plan.
The stone feature wall in the living/dining area is constructed from Adbri Masonry architectural brick in ivory. The floor is polished concrete with an aggregate mix of stones that resemble the colors of the blocks in the feature wall.
The timber pendant above the dining table is by New Zealand–based lighting designer David Trubridge.
The brick walls of the extension provide a warm, textured interior that requires little more than simple furnishings and light fittings to feel comfortable and lived in.
The new addition extends into the backyard, which has been transformed into a small courtyard that draws light into the interior.
A long breakfast counter is inserted within the white box, encouraging dialogue between people in the living and dining areas and those in the dry kitchen.
The home’s interior is quite minimal and makes extensive use of large windows to let in sunlight and views.
“We gave the architect a hard time by being ourselves, by being very stubborn,” adds Roi.
“We did a lot of things for us that some clients are hesitant to do, like shou sugi ban. Our idea is that the house and materials will weather over time. They will change, but that’s part of the beauty of it,” says Maria. Here, the double wall lamps are by DCW Editions. Real Good Chairs in copper line by Blu Dot surround the wooden table by Ethnicraft.
The dining area features a vintage Eero Saarinen Oval dining table, Omar De Biaggio Bacco chairs from Design Within Reach, and an Acorn pendant by Atle Tveit for Northern.
By saving money on her dining table, which is a piece of walnut countertop from IKEA, Morrison was able to budget for splurges like a bespoke, pink velvet sofa from Anthropologie.
Located on a wooded property some 80 miles north of New York City, the Pond House is the weekend hangout for Kyle Page, founder of Brooklyn-based architecture firm Sundial Studios and his family. Perched atop a concrete plinth, it features weathered steel cladding and blackened cedar siding. Glass doors and a covered porch stepping down to the pond add another dash of indoor/outdoor synergy, while the interiors are awash in natural materials like sugar maple and fallen ash.
Lago Vista by Dick Clark + Associates
Wishbone chairs by Hans Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn surround a custom dining table, which is made out of a leftover piece of scaffolding from construction. The lighting is custom by Heather Dahl.
In the dining area, an opaque interior window belongs to the bathroom in the master suite and the door leads to the second bedroom and bathroom suite.
Inside, a grand central hall retains much of the original barn-like interior. The original redwood paneling lines the double-height space, which also includes a spiral staircase leading to a loft.
A 2014 remodel of Steel House #4 improved daylighting by opening the floor plan.
The dining room sits within an open plan, but is defined by a clerestory pop-up and a display wall.
The outdoor dining table playfully converts to a ping pong table. The concrete kitchen island and dining table have been designed to be robust and low maintenance.
The home has been designed to encourage engagement with the outdoors, with the majority of the living spaces located outside, including the dining area and kitchen. Sliding timber barn doors close off the kitchen space when it is not in use.
The apartment renovation takes raw, industrial materials and celebrates them in a refined way.
The elevator entrance opens to the kitchen and dining area, which is the social heart of the home. A line of statement halogen lights hang from the ceiling above the dining bench, which is clad in timber boards reclaimed from the original floor.
The client leads an active lifestyle, and the design team had initially planned on putting a climbing wall in one corner of the apartment. While this feature didn’t make it into the final design, there is abundant storage for bikes and ski gear.
The dining room is separated from the living area by a built-in cabinet, both rooms are located under the home's airy vaulted ceiling.
Set within an architectural village in Nova Scotia, Canada, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects’ Smith House is a vacation home for an art collector couple. Comprising three pavilions looking out to the Atlantic Ocean, each building differs drastically in space and materials. For instance, the night pavilion reflects a stone cave with bedrooms, while the day pavilion’s living and social spaces—including a hidden wine cellar under the kitchen—are reminiscent of a temple.
The L-shaped lot—and the decision to create a private courtyard and patio—made the kitchen and dining space the natural hub of the ground floor. Sweet installed full-length cabinetry on the western wall for storage, and included a wood niche for convenience.
A 36-foot-wide and 11-foot-tall horizontal acrylic window—cut into the one-and-a-half-foot-thick concrete walls at the end of the tube-shaped restaurant—provides a panoramic portal to the wildlife outside.
Villa Slow houses two bedrooms that allow for various arrangements—the rental can be set up for couples, families, friends, etc. Each room also comes with its own bathroom.
Designers from Belgium design group Going East scoured local markets in the nearby city of Mindelo for hand-crafted items like sharks teeth, rattan daybeds, and woven pendant lights.
All the interior woodwork, including the bed and staircase drawers, was custom-made by Blind Interieur.
The interior of the extension features finishes in muted colors and has been designed to bounce as much light around the space as possible.
The angled windows emphasize the placement of the bench at the point where the house meets the natural slope.
The opening from the kitchen/dining area to the outside was expanded with a bifold door.
A larger eating area is located just steps away from the kitchen. One of the stunning Art Deco pillars stands almost as artwork in the space.

The modern dining room is where the universal ritual of breaking bread brings us together. The projects below showcase elegant configurations and designs that encompass chairs and tables, bars and stools, lighting, flooring, and fireplaces.