Need some dining room ideas? This room is all about crowding a group of friends around the table with some delicious food, good wine and plenty of conversation. But creating the right atmosphere with some clever dining room design can help.
Whether you’re looking for inspiration on the big decisions like dining room furniture or are in search of smaller dining room decorating ideas (like dining room wallpaper), we have all the inspiring pictures you need to ensure your stylish eaterie is the hot topic at the table.
It took 10 people to install the Oxenwood ‘Jan Table’ (which seats up to 16 people) in this vicarage belonging to the couple behind Porta Romana. Pierre Frey’s ‘Petit Parc’ cotton/linen lines the walls.
The walls in the family dining room of this eighteenth-century house in Bath are painted in Farrow & Ball’s ‘Smoked Trout’. The dining table and benches are unfinished oak, and the rug is by Swedish artist Märta Måås-Fjetterström. Nicola upholstered the Howe ‘St Bernard’ armchair in a cashmere suiting fabric.
With sliding doors that open out to the sea, the dining area in this Fife house has a large table made from recycled floorboards. It was commissioned from The New Craftsmen two years before building work started on the house. A polished concrete floor runs throughout the ground floor, while wooden stools from Den Studio provide extra seating when needed.
A sleek, modern dining room from an Edwardian villa designed by WIlliam Smalley. The pendant lights in the dining area are the ‘Candela di Vals’ design by Peter Zumthor for Viabizzuno. One of the ceramics seen on the table on this page was made by the owner, the other is by Kasper Würtz, from Sigmar.