An iconic image of the 60‘s and 70’s that has been burned into our brains by Hollywood and TV is the cool diner with its jukebox in the backdrop and color being used in an expansive manner pretty much all around. If you have an unused corner in your kitchen or wish to turn one in the open plan living area into a dining nook, the cheerful booth or banquette is a great option indeed. It seems authentically retro when filled with multi-colored accessories, bright and beautiful seating and a smart dining table. This is a wonderful solution for the small dining space in studio apartments as well!
The design and decor revolution in the last few years has been all about 'green'. This is not just about cool DIY projects that help in upcycling and recycling, but also pertains to furniture that ushers in a more organic, natural and sustainable vibe. If there is one particular piece that epitomizes this trend, it is undoubtedly the live-edge table. Natural-edge tables are great centerpieces that immediately draw your attention and give the modern interior a more soothing and natural aura. And heading the pack in this section is the unique and exclusive live-edge dining table.
The idea of Western design borrowing from oriental elements is nothing new. The inherent minimalism of Japanese design and timeless beauty of Chinese style and its unique flavor provide plenty of options for those looking eastward for some design inspiration. While the name `Asian style‘ is far too broad, it often points to a style derived from the Far East, with ideas from Japan and China dominating the conversation. Sure, you can also go a bit Indian or even Javanese when planning your Asian-inspired dining room, but for today`s story we stick to these two cultures and the many delights that they have to offer!
The dedicated dining room might be fading away ever so slowly in favor of that open plan dining area that easily and effortlessly blends in with the living space and kitchen, but there are some design elements that remain forever young. Even though contemporary designers are busy designing modular shelves that unite the living space, kitchen and dining area into one flowing family zone, the allure of a classic hutch or china cabinet still remains as strong as ever. For some a throwback to simpler times and for others a practical and essential piece of furniture, the dining room hutch is hard to ignore!
Looking for a specific style of round tablecloth that‘s a bit hard to track down? Don‘t forget the power of a custom solution. In fact, a little fabric paint can help you transform a light-colored round tablecloth into a true focal point for your dining room. Not feeling crafty? Another option: having a piece custom-made from the fabric of your choice, like this custom dotted tablecloth below.
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