24 Dining Room Recessed Lighting Bench Design Photos And Ideas

Openings were carefully planned to present intriguing interior perspectives.
This opulent oasis promises mystery, adventure, and escape from ordinary life.
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.
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."
Terra Máe is the hotel’s restaurant that describes itself as being New American with an adventurous spirit and an often locally-sourced menu.
London’s well-known gin-making experience can also be found at The Distillery, which is led by master distiller, Jake Burger.  At The Ginstitute, you can concoct your own special blend of gin and take a journey through the spirit’s history.
A wood framed banquette frames the dining space.  Herman Miller Eames Shell Chairs and Alvar Aalto Pendants decorate the eating area.
The late 1970s might be known for their bright colors and disco balls, but this 1978 Airstream remodeled by Hofman Architecture is the perfect picture of modern serenity. A combination of natural materials like raw wood and textured fabric with sleek white walls and cabinet make it feel spacious and calming. Wide-plank wood flooring gives it a rustic, warm touch, while custom-made cabinetry ensures that every inch is used.
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 built-in window seat can double as a guest bed.
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.
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.
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.
From the stained wallpaper, to the lacquered floorboards, to the timber joinery, every element has been hand finished using traditional techniques.
Wynants lives in the house with his wife, Hilde Louwagie, and their three children. His own circular seating design, Kosmos, is in the kitchen.

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.

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