107 Dining Room Concrete Floors Pendant Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

The concrete wall mimics the slope of the hill outside as a reference to early Maori structures that were dug into the land. The simple kitchen has strandboard cabinetry and an MDF island that conceals a fireplace at one end. The ceramic works on the built-in seat at right are by Raewyn Atkinson and Robyn Lewis.
Nakada works from an Alvar Aalto table in the living and dining area, adjacent to the kitchen. He saved on some elements, such as the plywood cabinetry, and splurged on others, such as the Finn Juhl chairs and Vilhelm Lauritzen lamp. A skylight beneath the angled roof allows in a sliver of constantly changing light.
Filled with natural light and air-purifying plants, the two-bedroom abode boasts clean and contemporary character.
The dining area connects to an expansive viewing terrace.
A view from the kitchen. The use of white on the walls and ceilings combined with the glazing provide a great sense of space throughout.
Inside, white paint lightens up the middle of the building. A vintage Danish dining set and Cloud pendants by Frank Gehry for Vitra define the dining area.
Hans J. Wegner Wishbone Chairs surround the large dining table on axis with the grand, exterior windows.
The extensive glazing provides a strong sense of the surrounding nature.
Each line is in communication with every other line: ceiling lines align with glazing patterns, while in the dining room the windows open together, a reference to the idea of a “machine for living.”
In the kitchen, a built-in timber breakfast booth is the perfect spot to enjoy the dappled morning sunlight.
The open kitchen features a Richlite island countertop; the faucet is by Chicago Faucets. The draperies are from Restoration Hardware.
A Peter Ivy pendant hangs over the dining table and benches, also by Taku. At one end is a collection of candlesticks, prototypes for Tortoise that will be manufactured in Hokkaido.  The simple wood treads on the open-riser staircase complement the unfinished ceiling beams.
Sliders open to a deck and beyond to a 1960s Airstream once owned by sculptor Alma Allen in Joshua Tree. The couple use it for guests.
Rich’s wife, Andrea Hotere, is the daughter of New Zealand artist Ralph Hotere. A piece from his 1982 “Mungo” series hangs above a Hawke dining table by Simon James. The chairs are by Charles and Ray Eames for Vitra.
The kitchen/dining room is lined in knotty cedar planks. A pair of Danish modern chairs face  a cowhide rug—a family heirloom.
An Alvar Aalto table is surrounded by a quartet of the designer’s Chair 65.
The living room, kitchen, and dining room sit below street level in an open, communal area. A large, operable skylight measuring six by three meters allows light to stream over the dining table—the four glass panes had to be craned over the neighboring buildings.
In the open living area, interior surfaces are clad in knot-free oak, which creates a warm contrast to the exterior.
The kitchen overlooks the dining and living room.
Passageways were carefully planned to present intriguing interior perspectives.
Ample natural light enters via the sliding hardwood screens, keeping the interiors bright and airy.
Walnut panels and touches of bright red warm up the minimalist space, which the owners wanted to be “clean, eclectic, and modern.” The pendant is Big Bang by Foscarini.
Crescent booths and pedestal tables in a soft palette.
Lights Arrows by Apparatus in aged brass and black python, table and benches are custom made from a very rare and heavy reclaimed oak. Vintage brass candlesticks sourced from an auction and black candles by Cire Trudon. Benches are lined with Icelandic sheepskin throws.
A custom-designed wood dining table is surrounded by chairs acquired at Saint-Michel Flea Market in Montreal.  IKEA pendant lamps decorate the space.
Don designed and built the white-oak kitchen table, which is cantilevered so knees don’t bump the underpinnings.
The living room has a cheerful, blue and white color scheme.
The western windows of the living room look out to coast.
The dining and kitchen.
Foreign Cinema, San Francisco
The kitchen island is made from oxidized steel with a honed black marble benchtop. Cabinetry in blackbutt, an Australian hardwood known for its fire resistance, contrasts with the dark interiors.
The dining room looks out at the front courtyard. Working with the original openings, Nossiter set the doors back from the external wall line.
The location for the new restaurant, which opened in February 2010, was a barn on the ranch that had been used as a plant nursery. "It wasn't an incredibly old barn," Johanson says. "It was built around the 1970s, but it was built with a very agricultural look." To stay true to its form, Johanson and her colleagues Mark Wilson, Catharine Tarver, and Bridie McSweeney decided to leave as much of the structure intact as possible, playing up the post-and-beam system and revealing the shape of the roof on the interior.
Napa Vineyard Barn
The dining room is meant to be a flexible space for eating or dancing. “One of the most important things for me,” explains Grunbaum, “is how a house feels. It has to be a place where you don’t want to leave.” The Cyclone table is by Isamu Noguchi for Knoll and the pendant lamp is by Lightoiler.
In the breakfast nook, an Ikea table is surrounded by a bench made specifically for the corner by CJS Custom Woodworking & Design. A Moooi pendant light and custom concrete floors distinguish the area.
The living wall designed by Scotscape provides a refreshing backdrop to the dining area.
Trout Lake | Olson Kundig
Trout Lake | Olson Kundig
Trout Lake | Olson Kundig
Sunset pendants by Treviso-based Torremato illuminate a custom table and bench as well as a trio of Eames chairs. Di Stefano and Bongiorno used lighting to structure the open plan: “We put accents on focus points; we didn’t want the light completely spread out,” Di Stefano says.

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.