By Darcey Muirgel. Dining Room. Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 12:24:30 PM.
Functional Considerations. The way you use this furniture will determine what you need. For example if you like to have large family gatherings but your immediate family is small you will need to have a table that will expand with extra leaves to accommodate guests. An additional option could be a circular drop-leaf table that expands out for more people and folds down for smaller groups. If you like the intimacy of a round surface for small gatherings around a meal choose a circular design.
A Dining Area Not a Room. Not everyone has a separate space in their home to use as a dining room. If your eating area consists of a bar or kitchen island you can still spice up this space with some modern style bar stools. Designs include slightly sophisticated stools whimsical style stools and extremely unique stools. You can select from white black or red. Mixing the colors will liven up your dining area.
Consider Shape. You have several shapes from which to choose. The two most common shapes are rectangular and circular. Some people prefer a circle shape believing that this shape facilitates better conversation. It's easier to fit more people around the table with a rectangular shape. If you add leaves to a circular table it will become an oval. An octagonal table is another option.