By Darcey Muirgel. Dining Room. Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 11:22:02 AM.
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.
Elevate the Elegance. When you think of a modern style dining room think of it in terms of a woman's favorite little black dress. A simple black dress can be elevated in elegance with the addition of some shimmering silver or sparkling diamonds. You can create an atmosphere of grandeur in a modern designed dining room with the addition of some shimmering lights and sparkling accessories. Pendant lights work well in a dining room. They can be placed throughout the room to highlight areas of interest. They can also provide the perfect amount of light above the dining room table. The reflection of the light on the glass table top makes the surface sparkle like diamonds. A large silver mirror placed on an accent wall will add a shimmering affect to the entire room.
Softly Modern. If you want to spice up your dining area with modern style furniture but want a softer look than some styles provide there are several ways to satisfy your desire. You could choose an oval glass tabletop for a softer focal point. Modern chairs with a curved design would also help you achieve the design you are striving for. You could place a beautiful rug in a cinnamon nutmeg or paprika color under the glass table to add visual warmth to the room.