156 Dining Room Recessed Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

Passageways were carefully planned to present intriguing interior perspectives.
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.
The ground floor consists of two zones—a northern wing where the open-plan kitchen, dining room, and living area are located, as well as a western wing, which houses the four bedrooms.
Cal and Macy enjoy a snack from Mom at the almost 14-foot-long walnut slab table sourced from Arborica in Marshall, California. The wood came from a tree that fell into a Palo Alto, California, street. A trio of Tom Dixon Beat Lamps provide the perfect counterpoint to a slew of black plastic Eames shell chairs from Herman Miller.
The living room, dining area, and kitchen have been designed as a single space within the main level.
To prioritize the Skyline House’s stunning San Francisco Bay views, architect Ivan Terry crafted a Western Red Cedar “wood tube” that allows for front to back views of the bay.
The built-in window seat can double as a guest bed.
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.
The kitchen overlooks the dining and living room.
The simple and stylish dining set complements the dark kitchen.
The Rainbow Room.
The front of the hotel faces the entrance to the cable car and features a lobby, bar, and restaurant.
The oak dining table and Eames DSR side chairs are placed in the glass-enclosed side return.
The dappled light brightens the basement which houses the kitchen and an open-plan living and dining area.
Stairs and corridors weave through outdoor areas to create a sensual, tropical-resort ambience.
The dine-in kitchen and living area is divided by a double-sided fireplace and chimney.
The kitchen and dining room on the first level.
Because the property slopes to the rear, the home’s eastern view is of treetops right outside. In the dining nook, Executive Armchairs by Eero Saarinen join a Warren Platner table beneath a Serge Mouille ceiling light. A patterned rug by AVO rests on the terrazzo tile floor.
Glass walls allow light to filter through all spaces in the floor plan.  Continuous wood flooring blends from room to room, creating a coherent space.
The home's rectilinear floor plan facilitates coastal cross-breezes (or passive cooling), while thermally broken double-glazed windows ensure the building envelope stays tight so as to reduce carbon emissions.
The material palette of rustic oak cabinetry, oak floors, and a variety of beautiful marble and quartzite countertops create a warm and inviting retreat-like home.
This opulent oasis promises mystery, adventure, and escape from ordinary life.
The furniture is a combination of family heirlooms and newer items, such as the Hiroshima Woodseat armchairs by Naoto Fukusawa for Mjolk that surround the dining table. Two Glo-Ball pendants by Jasper Morrison hang in the living/dining area, while Drop 1 pendants by Peter Bowles light the kitchen.
Here we see an original mid century table paired with new modern chairs and accented with a bohemian pot and side table.
Modern furnishings, a decorative metallic pendant, and colorful artwork decorate the dining space.
A contemporary galley kitchen with wood cabinetry provides an open, fluid cooking space. The cooktop hood nestles perfectly against the structural framing.
The color and sculptural form of the dining table also complements the art on the walls.
The couple used Lucent Lightshop for the lighting fixtures.
Typical of modern Scandinavian homes, the interiors are bright and airy.
View from Kitchen
The living/dining area wraps around a central open kitchen and looks out on the wraparound terrace. The home features many state-of-the features such as a Creston electronic shade system throughout.
High ceilings, exposed brick walls, and refinished wood floors now coexist with modern interventions, such as the stairwell composed of sapele, glass, and steel, and custom maple built-ins in the cozy library lounge. Time to pick up a copy of The House on Mango Street and tuck in.
The kitchen opens to the dining area and living room.
A floating staircase leads to the second level of the home.
The interiors blend hardwood floors, with concrete and steel.
A Saarinen table and Eames chairs in the Public House.
Jugetsudo tea shop and cafe in Tokyo.
A candy counter greets hotel guests as a subtly elegant nod to the building's history.
A suspension lamp by Fontana Arte.
A view of the open dining and living space.
Vinyl flooring in a soft driftwood color underscores a dining table that can seat up to eight. Harry selected warm leather for the banquette seating for its "texture and timeless patina."
Living + Dining + Kitchen + Garden
In the dining area, a Campo d’oro table from De Padova is ringed by vintage Michael Thonet Bentwood chairs. The kitchen features b3 cabinets by Bulthaup and custom stainless-steel countertops. The red Stool_One counter stools are by Konstantin Grcic for Magis.

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.