This is our small dining room design gallery where you can browse a lot of photos or filter down your search with the options below. During the Middle Ages, European nobility in castles took had their meals in a large great hall, which also seated the bulk of the house. There used to be several trestle-like tables with benches as seat in the great hall, where the vast majority of the population would sit. The concept of a dining room began when the European nobility started having their dinners in smaller, private parlors. Whether your dining room is a small, intimate place for a family gathering or a site for hosting dinner parties for business associates, you need to find a style that suits your home perfectly. The color palette is soft and refreshing and pale pink flowers are the centerpiece of the entire design.
The table and chairs are white and very modern but the lighting fixtures above are reminiscent of Oriental cultures. The white and golden wooden furniture and the multitude of colorful throw pillows on the banquette, gives this room a very homely touch.
The dark-wood round table and the upholstered beige armchairs with golden detailing, lend an aura of opulence and extravagance to the little dining area. This lovely dining area consists of a small rectangular table with two simple chairs and a pale grey couch filled with cushy pillows. The walls of the nook are lined by charcoal blue linen banquette and the crisp color palette is elegant and timeless. But the star of the room is a custom table topped with bright orange 1960s vintage French tiles by Roger Capron!
The very modern white furniture is balanced by the ornate and elaborate chandelier that is perfectly level with the mirror on the wall. Although the room is spacious, the dining area is consigned towards the bay windows, which offer a lovely view.
The furniture is made of warm brown wood and is easy to maintain, with a simple chandelier throwing light on it. The backdrop consists of a fireplace with moss green trimming and creamy white walls.
The upholstery on the chairs features geometrical patterns, which gained immense popularity during the post-World War I era. Besides the monochromatic picture on the wall, the room has minimal decorations and speaks of modern times and styles.
What’s so great about this dining room style is the number of overhead lamps that exude a warm golden glow. But the most striking feature of the dining area is the red brick wall, filled with hundreds of cubbyholes. This small dining room can be the site of a cozy family dinner or an intimate house party. The place has an Oriental theme, with white soup bowls and an abundance of exotic red and pink flowers. There is also a sprig of flower inside a small pot, which points to East Asian cultures’ affinity with nature. The round wooden dining table has a glass top and a pink floral centerpiece.
The dining table and chairs are simple wooden affairs and a candelabra with white tapers is hanging from the ceiling. But the backdrop, which features lush green foliage, is the thing that gives the biggest impression that the dining room is inside a fairy forest.
The soft pale yellow lighting and warm brown wooden floor add a beautiful contrast to the room. The room’s crisp, cool whiteness is counterbalanced by the warm, fiery tones of the wall. The furniture in the room, with its white chairs and dark round table, has a classic sophistication. To make the room look bigger, there are two windows on the coral-colored wall and a mirror on top of the fireplace mantel.
The table is surrounded by armchairs and banquettes with pastel-colored pillows and is fitted into the corner of the room, making a cozy nook. However, the large wooden oval table provides a warming effect to the otherwise cool tones of the room.
The color palette of lilac and blue reflect the colors of nature and pink, red, yellow, and purple flowers are displayed on wall paintings, floor rug, window drapes, centerpiece, and side table.
The circular geometrical patterns on the modern seats also seem like pebbles on the beach and their clear legs give them an eclectic aura. The stunning room is brightened up by a large overhanging lighting fixture in a circular modern design. The most remarkable feature of the room is the matte gold strip of paint on the upper half of the walls.
The cups, plates, and saucers are all in a bright blood-red color, which is guaranteed to display the food in the best way possible. The room has dark matte gold walls adorned with a mirror with a large modern gilded frame. The carpet is of a neutral beige shade and there is a vase of bright yellow flowers but the handsome table and buffet of contrasting dark wood offsets any sense of gaudiness.
A room with plenty of air, open space, and a breathtaking view, this dining area seems to be very attuned with nature.
Inspired by the Japanese culture, which incorporates wood and nature into their designs, this room is extremely refreshing and bright and would be a joy to dine in. The furniture is made of light and dark-colored woods, an element that is featured in most Oriental interior designs.
A glass round table is surrounded by iron chairs, padded with soft, beige cushions. The angles and dark colors are offset by the slightly rounded edges of the white chairs. The dark round dinner table showcases the beautiful glass and china tableware to the maximum. The warm tones of the furniture are offset by the cool blue of the carpet beneath the table. The dining room comprises iconic contemporary seating around a wood-and-glass table and is cut off by a kitchen only by a half wall. The wooden dining chairs are of an unusual, angled design and are set upon a similarly unique carpet with a circular patterns and scalloped edges.
Even the wood used in the furniture and the floor is of a pale golden or gray color and complements the bright room. The wide window at the far end and the large overhanging lamp provide plenty of light to this already bright room.
It has a built-in wooden dining table attached to the wall and paired with modern white chairs that stand out against the dark flooring tiles.
Fortunately, you’ll find several easy ways to create the impression of a larger space. Browse our collection of dining rooms in our gallery for creative ideas that you can bring home. Dark colors and bold patterns have the opposite effect and make it feel boxed in instead.
A couple of wall sconces on either side of the entrance will act as a beacon to draw guests into space.