31 Dining Room Chair Bench Table Recessed Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

The Archer Park Apartments is one of Determined By Design's many multi-family projects; founder Kia Weatherspoon seeks not only to create well-designed spaces for her clients, but also to advocate for them through her work, getting to the heart of what they most deeply need.
The walls studded with locally sourced granite rocks throughout the home are meant to be in the likeness of Wright's "desert masonry" style but have garnered criticism from purists who say the rocks should sit flush. Massaro says that was impossible due to building codes and insulation requirements.
A floating staircase leads to the second level of the home.
This photo shows the changing color temperature of the drum skylight.  Here at dusk when the light turns a beautiful blue.  The photo also highlights our use of multiple styles of architectural lighting: tape-in recessed LED downlight, surface mounted and pendent fixtures combine to create a warm modern environment.
The dining area, which is just off the kitchen, features a built-in banquette.
The home’s elevator features a glass cab and exposed mechanical elements. The already high Victorian ceilings were extended vertically to the top of the attic’s pitch, where a skylight was added.
Expansive oak-framed pivot doors frame views of the rear garden, and also form a functional extension to the kitchen for dining, socializing, and play.
The four-sided fireplace composed of travertine and steel is a focal point for the living and dining areas.
Floor-to-ceiling windows offer sweeping views of the surrounding mountains, with interesting views from every angle.
Oak dining table by Woud, and oak chairs by Gareth Neal for The New Craftsmen.
Tableware by James & Tilla Waters for The Craftsmen, and glassware by Jochen Holz for The New Craftsmen.
Passageways were carefully planned to present intriguing interior perspectives.
The couple relax in their open-plan kitchen with their twelve-year-old lab, Uma.
The built-in window seat can double as a guest bed.
The interiors blend hardwood floors, with concrete and steel.
A Saarinen table and Eames chairs in the Public House.
Terra Máe is the hotel’s restaurant that describes itself as being New American with an adventurous spirit and an often locally-sourced menu.
A wood framed banquette frames the dining space.  Herman Miller Eames Shell Chairs and Alvar Aalto Pendants decorate the eating area.
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.
Mary Blodgett and Carlton Calvin initially approached Fung + Blatt to design a ceramics studio on their Southern California property, which contains a 1950s house by modernist architect Calvin Straub.
Cozy family room off of the kitchen with a custom built in eating area and sofa.
From the stained wallpaper, to the lacquered floorboards, to the timber joinery, every element has been hand finished using traditional techniques.

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.