109 Dining Room Bench Pendant Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

There is a built-in dining nook with a custom walnut dining table and two benches that can fit up to six people. When mealtime is over, the automated table can be lowered at the push of a button to create more lounging room. This space is also large enough to fit a king size bed.
The parlor floor features an open floor plan that maximizes the interplay of light and space. A wall of casement windows frames the area, drenching the entire floor with warm natural light.
In the open plan kitchen, dining room, and living room, the materials palette was kept very simple and restrained, with a burnished concrete floor, kitchen island composed of unfinished concrete block, and plywood cabinets. A pantry sheathed in vertical planks of contrasting wood anchors the open space.
The entire apartment is outfited with Sangaré’s UNITÉ lighting, which has been inspired by the rectangular, prefab building blocks of Habitat 67.
Sangaré kept the material and color palette minimal to enhance the unit's striking light quality.
Plenty of nooks and alcoves provide intimate spaces within a relatively large house.
“The swap allowed the house to feel less cramped, it removed bottle-necks, and provided a larger, and brighter atmosphere,” says Nathan.
A dining table fits into a nook on the side of the kitchen referencing the mess area on the yachts on which the owner works. Above the table is a sleeping platform accessed by a long ladder also adding a ship-like feel. <span style=
The dining area has a large table where family members can sit together but engage in different activities, exemplifying how a space can be at once communal and private.
Exposed trusses celebrate the home's timber construction.
Passageways were carefully planned to present intriguing interior perspectives.
The renovated kitchen/dining area boasts views of the garden through sliding doors by IQ Glass. Ultratop flooring by Mapei and custom millwork in Lebanese cedar give the space a practical, industrial quality.
On one end of the top floor communal space, is a white volume, which neatly contains the kitchen, pantry, and toilet.
Filled with natural light and air-purifying plants, the two-bedroom abode boasts clean and contemporary character.
Family members can lead their own pursuits at the communal table, occupying an in-between space.
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.
Alpine Barn apartment in Bohinj, Slovenia.
In the dining area, Mantis chairs by Les Ateliers Courbet and a banquette upholstered in Holly Hunt fabric surround a live-edge maple table by Camilla House. The custom pendant is by Lambert &amp; Fils and the Pivot sconces are by Apparatus.
A pair of matching Idea lights by Vesoi over a dining room table and chairs, both locally-made.
Peter and his wife, artist Olia Feshina, relax inside their apartment in New York’s Washington Heights.

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A wooden bench wraps along a dining corner, and extends along the walls towards the fireplace, where it serves as a bookshelf, then fireside bench.
Gravasoni Gray 23 dining chairs and a Flos Smithfield black pendant in the dining area.
The dining room nook has the feeling of a conversation pit.
The kitchen overlooks the dining and living room.
Cozy dining and sips at Solarium.
Architect David Rockwell and design studio 2x4 teamed up with Surface Media to realize The Diner, a fully operational greasy spoon in the heart of Milan.
Large expanses of glass provide ample natural light, adding to the tropical vibe.
Featuring more than 35 unique plant species, the architects used the garden as a starting point to inject elements reminiscent of Columbia's tropical rainforests.
An internal mezzanine makes an ideal sleeping space.
Taking inspiration from travels to exotic locales, and the conviviality of the expatriate lifestyle, this establishment is Stoke Newington has hints of Asia and the Mediterranean in its design.
A view of the kitchen, dining area, and loft lounge from the bathroom.
Bright blue kitchen cabinets reflect the blue of the sea close by.
A bright,  open-plan dining and kitchen area.
Assorted brass pendant lighting over the terrazzo bar.
Scalloped Sapele wood slats on the walls add a textural organic element—the tubular design a running motif in the design.
Materials in varying shades of blue bring the sky indoors.
The Lobby Reception space is adorned with mid-century modern pendant lighting, tropical wall graphics,  and color furnishings.
The rooms are reminiscent of midcentury motor lodges. The camper van-style bench here can be converted into a double bed.
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.
Sean Connopolly at Dubai Opera
Guests are greeted by plush leather booths and classic hardwood floors in the chic bar area.
Don designed and built the white-oak kitchen table, which is cantilevered so knees don’t bump the underpinnings.
Terra Máe is the hotel’s restaurant that describes itself as being New American with an adventurous spirit and an often locally-sourced menu.
In this Portland home, design firm Made arranged individually carved white-oak planks in a geometric pattern on the ceiling that repeats itself throughout the house. Beat Light pendant lamps by Tom Dixon hang above a custom dining table, also by Made.
The tall space over the main room features timber detailing and ample natural light from high windows—which also offer privacy from the main house.
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.
In The Resting Room, master distiller Jake Burger and a team of instructors create their gin in two 30-liter copper stills on-site. You can also test out a curated selection of international spirits that have been aged in handmade barrels that sit above the bar.
When you visit The Distillery, you’ll find GinTonica on the first floor, a Spanish-inspired bar and kitchen that celebrates Spain’s connection to juniper. You can try a number of different experimental takes on the Gin and Tonic, which is served in a traditional Copa de Balón—a balloon goblet glass.
In the breakfast nook, an Ikea table is surrounded by a bench made specifically for the corner by CJS Custom Woodworking &amp; Design. A Moooi pendant light and custom concrete floors distinguish the area.

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.