When it comes to loading the room with furniture keep to small-to-medium sized fittings. One means to maximize space is to use a table with leaves in lieu of a huge dining table which will free up some room while allowing additional seating when necessary. You can also fix any monotony in the decorating approach of your dining room by mixing large with small so though you might decide to try the small table add into your design a large mirror or server which not only gives some style but also gives you the feeling that the room is more spacious than it really is.
Modern. While wood may be the most common material for tables and chairs there are other options for the non-traditionalist. A metal table can lend a modern and minimalist style to any setting especially when coupled with a more casual seating arrangement such as benches and stools. If you prefer a modern look but without the metal a glass tabletop can be found to fit any sized area. To complete the look clear plastic chairs are available in a number of styles. Along with the sleek style glass and plastic also make cleaning up a breeze.
Here are a few tips on dining room design including furniture and decor suitable for the more conventional home and family unit that needs to inspire welcomed guests.