By Calandra Fotini. Dining Room. Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 11:22:23 AM.
The dining room table is the most noticed and most used dining furniture. It is the focal point of the room. Other furniture found in the dining room like a wine cabinet must in a way flank the dining room table. They all must agree to the design and function of the dining table to create a more harmonious overall design and feel in the dining room.
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.
Intimate. Although the traditional table for meals is long and rectangular more and more families are moving away from this trend. In some cases it is due to the restraints that a smaller living area places on the size of the furniture. More often than not however families simply prefer sitting closer to each other. This has led to the rise in popularity of small round or square dining room sets. These accommodations usually seat four to six people at most and they allow for easy interaction and conversation.