These deliciously modern dining rooms are high on design and desirability
We like our dining rooms the way we like our food – simple, fuss-free, sleek and easy on the eye. While modern is oft accused (wrongly so) of being cold and harsh, it's our go to for dining rooms. With a little curation, focus on quality and a couple of pick-me-up pieces, we are sure even the most hectic dinner party will be enjoyable. So, here's a roundup of warm and stylish modern dining rooms we are happy to have all our meals in.
Your modern dining room can also have mix and match seating with chairs on one end and a padded bench on the other. Remember to pick furniture which has clean lines and minimal design.
In a small dining room, it is important to use furniture that is visually light, and wireframe chairs fit the bill perfectly.
For a small dining room, light colours such as white and grey work well. You can always add hints of colour through framed artworks and fresh flowers, just as Anjali Mangalgiri has in her dining room.
Mix up the material palette in your dining room to create an interesting visual space. Here, the pale colours of the kitchen counter and walls complement the light brown of the cane chairs and the white marble top table.
We pick four dining rooms with distinct styles to inspire you with ideas for your own
Co-founder of Mumbai based design studio MuseLAB, Jasem Pirani outlines the multiple uses of a dining room in a small apartment