Dining Room Ideas

Over the years as an interior designer, I have collected a multitude of resources in order to present a wide variety of concepts to my clients. Personal preferences in regards to the design elements in one’s home can be diverse. It is my hope that the following curated images well help pull together inspiration and ideas to help others create the ultimate dining room. Whether you wish to create a modern, contemporary, traditional, rustic or eclectic dining room it is essential to have some sort of feel for the patterns, prints, colors and texture you’d like to incorporate into the space. Are you looking for a round table or square? Is the dining room part of the kitchen or a separate entity? Is the dining room space small or large? Regardless of size, it is easy to turn a dining room into a focal point with simple style and fabulous design elements.

Another great source of inspiration for me has been my Stunning Home Decor & Design board on Pinterest. It is a collaborative board, and those pinning to it really have an exceptional eye for detail! With over 140,000 followers (6.6 million views per month)  it provides a constant stream of gorgeous interiors. I’ve used many of the ideas presented in various applications in my own home. At the bottom of this page are a series of images optimized for my Pinterest friends, as well as a Dining Room Furniture Resource Directory.

Enjoy!

Four Hands Ombre Dining Table

Four Hands Ombre Dining Table

Wide, plank-style legs of brass-finished stainless steel feature an ombre pattern for eye-catching effect, with an intersecting beam adding intrigue. A rectangular black oak tabletop flaunts its materials’ natural graining, for a richly organic takeaway.

Parsons Dining Table

Parsons Dining Table

Simple yet iconic, Parsons’ modernist design, defined by clean lines and square angles, is built from solid, hand-cut oak wood and oak veneers. Surfaces finished over a six-hour process allow hand-applied color to fully penetrate the wood’s thickness, accentuating the oak’s naturally unique features.

Four Hands Monaco Trestle Dining Table

Four Hands Monaco Trestle Dining Table

Classic trestle table handcrafted of reclaimed pine. Please note: because these pieces are crafted using reclaimed lumber, each will display cracks, scrapes, and imperfections that add distinct character but do not affect the structure of the piece. Each will vary slightly. Rustic bleached finish.

Kensington Dining Table

Kensington Dining Table

Each plank in the classic Kensington dining collection tells a story of craftsmanship. Every artisan-created piece is built with character, using sustainably sourced oak veneers and solid Finnish pine. Distinctive hand-applied finishes are designed to complement the wood’s beautifully varied organic features—while subtle distressing accented by darker tones creates a timeless, antiqued appearance.

Bernhardt Draper Dining Table

Bernhardt Draper Dining Table

Inspired by urban living spaces, the Logan Square collection from Bernhardt Loft is casually sophisticated. The collection combines modern minimalism with a cool retro sentiment and 70’s revival style. Architectural structure and clean lines combine with organic forms textural details, and distressed pine in a moody palette of Cinder and Sable Brown. Bernhardt Loft is casual in nature and smaller in scale, but stylish and luxe with a fresh take on furnishings that reflect lifestyle, attitude, and individuality

Cironi Bell'Art Dining Table

Cironi Bell’Art Dining Table

Like a work of fine art, master artisans utilize centuries-old techniques passed down through generations to craft every detail of our exclusive Bell’Arte collection by hand. Made one at a time, specifically for you, in a region of Italy renowned for its furniture-making, these exquisite dining pieces are built from solid wood. Each hand-distressed surface is artfully finished, combining layers of stain, paint, and lacquer with careful brushstrokes—a process which takes over three days to complete per piece. Cironi dining tables are built from solid poplar wood accented with hand-carved dentil moulding. Hand-distressed finishes are layered with grey, white, and natural tones, which coalesce in a versatile, timeless aesthetic.

Bernhardt Foundations Dining Table

Bernhardt Foundations Dining Table

Handcrafted dining table features cersued and wire brushed acacia wood that flows uninterrupted from end to end highlighting the beauty of the grain.

Panta Dining Table

Panta Dining Table

Inspired by the beauty and intricate detail found in natural Romanian oak, the rustic style of the Panta Collection is handcrafted by expert artisans from sustainably sourced lumber. Simple lines and minimal, hand-stained finishes celebrate the organic features found in each piece, including unique grain patterns, textures, and wood tones.

Hooker Furniture Woodlands Friendship Table

Hooker Furniture Woodlands Friendship Table

Traditional and elegant yet designed with unique function for a modern lifestyle. This “friendship” table can be set up at dining height for a dining option, writing desk or sofa table or comes with 6″ risers to a raise it to counter height for use with counter stools or as a standing desk.

Accacius Oval Dining Room Table

Accacius Oval Dining Room Table

Striking and beautiful, the Acacius Dining Table combines reclaimed wood with naturally weathered metal to uniquely accentuate any dining space. One-of-a-kind detailing is handcrafted by Mexican artisans by leaving panels of solid iron outside in the elements to naturally oxidize. Then, each piece of metal is moulded around natural wood veneers from ethically salvaged yucca trees. Every Acacius is a true work of art, and no two tables appear exactly alike.

Telluride Dining Table

Telluride Dining Table

Handcrafted from deeply grained Mexican oak and naturally oxidized metal, the Telluride Dining Table is as stunning as it is unique. Panels of solid iron are left outside to weather, giving each piece an authentic patina, while Mexican oak is lacquered to bring out its natural features.

Hooker Furniture Cascade Credenza

Hooker Furniture Cascade Credenza

Handcrafted table is made of oak veneers and furniture grade hardwood.

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