55 Dining Room Recessed Lighting Light Hardwood Floors Design Photos And Ideas

The kitchen is spacious, open, and bright, overlooking a more casual eating-and-sitting area.
The living-room and the terrace
The dining room table is perfectly positioned to enjoy the sweeping views of the Sörmlands archipelago.
"The views to the north are unsettling, with tall, dense forest always in dark shadow," notes the architects. For that reason, they positioned the cabin so this serene seating area would take advantage of the southern view, which is more expansive.
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.
Dinning Area
The kitchen and dining space are centrally located at the heart of the home. An island becomes the perfect location for work, play, homework, and eating, with views of the living spaces below.
The apartment has rift-cut white oak floors, as well as floor-to-ceiling white oak millwork in the living lounge and dining area.
Dining Room & Kitchen
The expansive sliding glass doors in the main living area frame panoramic garden views. The deep timber extensions around the windows can now be used as bench-style seating to bring the family out into the garden, while the top eaves serve as shades to reduce heat from the strong sun exposure.
At the other end, he added floor-to-ceiling, built-in shelving, which has created a more streamlined look and eliminated the need for additional furniture.
Silver opened the kitchen to the dining room, creating the sense of one big space with a seamless flow. He also inserted sliding doors to an exterior patio.
In the upstairs apartment, a neutral color scheme complements the earthy tones of the coach house, while also letting its original architectural features shine.
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 dappled light brightens the basement which houses the kitchen and an open-plan living and dining area.
The dine-in kitchen and living area is divided by a double-sided fireplace and chimney.
Typical of modern Scandinavian homes, the interiors are bright and airy.
View from Kitchen
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 bright, open, contemporary kitchen.
The kitchen also displays a reliance on natural materials and soft colors. For the wine storage area, Roundabout Studio used reclaimed wood from the original building. The new dining room table also utilizes repurposed studs salvaged from the building’s demolition. The kitchen stools are from Avenue Road, the dining room table is custom, and the pendant light is from Dark Tools.
A wood framed banquette frames the dining space.  Herman Miller Eames Shell Chairs and Alvar Aalto Pendants decorate the eating area.
A linear layout allows for air and light to flow freely through the apartment, making it an a open haven in the center of the city. An IKEA pendant and chairs surround a table by Zone Maison.
For the kitchen, American cherry wood was used to create cabinets that establish a warm and sturdy tone. Each piece of lumber was purchased at auction by the Brillharts and stored in New Hampshire, before being shipped to Miami and milled on site. The wood island is painted black to provide a point of visual contrast.
The 28-foot Airstream International Series features interiors by Christopher C. Deam; it sleeps up to six people and includes camping chairs, a gas grill, kitchen amenities, and bike rack.
Studio Junction transformed a two-story apartment above Mjölk, Juli Daoust and John Baker’s design boutique on Toronto’s busy Dundas Street West, into a tranquil space. A courtyard joins the living room and the open kitchen and dining area.
A set of Eames molded-plastic bar stools line the Caesarstone countertop in the kitchen.
The central living area features an open-plan kitchen, living space, and deck with views of Louttit Bay. To maximize energy savings, the house has a ducted reverse air cycle system from Fujitsu.
Cozy family room off of the kitchen with a custom built in eating area and sofa.
“The house really works well because we don’t have to sit in each other’s laps,” Mia says. A CH327 dining table and CH47 chairs by Hans Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn provide a gathering place on the first floor, lit by a vintage pendant and Gubi’s  Pedrera PD2 floor lamp.
“[The owner] needed a good working kitchen, the ability to seat up to 20 at dining tables, and accommodate over 100 for cocktails and fundraisers,” Walker said. The Tonon Wave chairs  are covered in Dalmatian upholstery by Calvin Fabrics; they sit on a Bursa Wool Rug from West Elm.
Of the Caesarstone counter, which extends to a built-in steel dining table with a detachable leaf, he says, “The total length is just over 16 feet, which gives it a really beautiful, sleek proportion.” Chairs are from IKEA.

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.