25 Beautiful Dining Rooms

Black and wood modern dining table with metal pendant light hanging above

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Dining rooms are no longer average spaces that see little use in an interior. These rooms are the perfect place to make grand statements, and to bring home some over-the-top design ideas that will wow guests. Here are 25 dining rooms that will have you swooning.

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    Stunning Dining Room Decor Ideas

    Gold Dining Room
    Kelly Wearstler

    Los Angeles interior designer Kelly Wearstler is the woman behind this stunning dining room where it is clear that entertaining takes center stage. With a dining table that comfortably seats 20 guests, this dining room was made for social gatherings. 

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    Herringbone Wood Floor Dining Room

    Herringbone Wood Floor Dining Room

    Dining rooms are all about big statements and it's so important to frame the space. This dining area looks out from a large window. Flowing green drapery frames the space, and adds a pop of color to this neutral dining area. 

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    Gallery Wall in a Dining Room

    Striped rug and light blue walls dining room

    A dining room doesn't have to be limited to a formal space. It can be personal too. In this dining area, the walls have been painted a light blue for a chic, cozy atmosphere. A gallery wall has been placed bringing in lots of character. Seating is a mix of favorite chairs, and a striped rug adds to the personalization of the space.  

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    Eclectic Dining Room

    Boho-inspired dining room
    Coco Lapine Design

    Small dining rooms can be a perfect opportunity for warm moments. Here, an area rug under the table warms this dining area. Above the table, lighting in rich metallic tones keeps things feeling cool.

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    Dark and Moody Dining Room

    Black dining room
    The Design Files

    Modern dining rooms are taking on all shapes, sizes and even colors. No longer a plain white or lightly colored interior, some of the most stylish dining areas are dark and moody. This dining room in a soft matte black keeps things sophisticated and glamorous. The laid back color scheme allows the details to shine, from the sculpted mantel to the crystal pendant lights. 

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    Dining Room With Statement Chairs

    White dining room
    Reid Arcade

    In today's dining rooms, the chair game is real. To make your dining room stand out, look for chairs that truly make a statement. Here, a series of white chairs with a crisp black frame offers a cool contrast in this dining room. Don't forget--chairs make the room

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    Black Window Trim in a Dining Room

    Black Window Trim in a Dining Room
    Jessica Helgerson

    Beyond drapery, there are other ways to frame the dining room in an interior. Interior designer Jessica Helgerson has created a unique frame in this dining room. The window trim has been painted a deep, dark black. The paint treatment creates an architectural detail that makes this elegant space stand out even more. 

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    Art in the Dining Room

    Eclectic dining room
    Planete Deco

    Art in the dining room is the ultimate accessory. Gallery walls, large-scale pieces, custom designs are all welcome in the dining area. Not only does art help bring interest to dining room walls, but a great piece can be a conversation-starter when entertaining guests.  

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    Statement Wall in a Dining Room

    Gray statement wall
    Casa Vogue

    Sometimes, just half a statement wall can do the trick. In this dining room, a wall acts as a divider between the dining room and living area. Painted a deep gray, the color creates a gorgeous statement wall, giving the dining room it's own environment, separate from the living area.  

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    High Glamour Dining Room

    Glamorous dining room with statement chandelier
    DiMore Studio

    Dining rooms are where design-lovers can have fun at home. It's also the place where some high-end ideas can be tried out and brought to life. This dining room brings high style with a stunning chandelier that is absolutely breathtaking. Beneath, it a Saarinen Tulip Table continues the wow factor. Yellow seating brings home the perfect pop of color, while dark walls add drama to this glamorous space. 

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    Dining Room With a Creative Color Palette

    Dining room with purple wall

    This dining room offers some great ways to get playful with color.  Walls have been painted a deep eggplant. Around the large dining table, Eames chairs are playfully displayed in black on one side and white on the other. Topping off the dining room is a navy blue pendant that adds to the colorful mix. 

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    White Monochromatic Dining Room

    White monochromatic dining room
    Tamara Magel

    Beyond color, the absence of it can also be used to create a beautiful dining room, especially when bringing in a lot of layers. Layers of white take this dining room from stark to elegant. A cream rug, white dining chairs and an organic white chandelier all play well together in this sophisticated space.

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    Dramatic Blue Dining Room

    Blue chairs and wall in dining room
    Jaime Hayon

    Spanish interior designer, Jaime Hayon, is the man behind this gorgeous blue dining room. A designer who has a masterful way with color, the blue walls, ceiling and velvet blue chairs are striking combination in this stunning dining area. 

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    Mixing Styles in a Dining Room

    eclectic style in dining room
    Susanna Salk

    Why should one style rule the dining room?  In this dining area pale blue walls, woven lighting, a traditional table and modern rug all fit together seamlessly. The homeowner's collection of art also adds an unexpected vintage touch to the space. 

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    Colorful Dining Room

    blue and gray dining room filled with art
    Annabelle Selldorf and Joe Nahem

    This beautiful dining room is dominated by color in all of the best ways. A dark blue wall draws you into the space. Colorful art in yellow and red finishes the room's bright wall story. And below, a rich gray rug adds a strong neutral to the space. 

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    Contemporary Pink Dining Room

    Contemporary Pink Dining Room
    Jean-Louis Deniot

    Pale pink is eye-catching in this contemporary dining room. The whisper of color keeps things looking cool in a dining area where mid-century modern seating and an oversized table and lighting are the definition of luxury. 

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    Over the Top Dining Table

    Gold chandelier and pink table in dining room
    Patricia Bustos

    There are so many ways to create a presence in the dining room. Sometimes a light fixture can do the trick, or a remarkable piece of furniture. In this dining room you have both. A starburst chandelier adds a sense of drama to this home's dining area. Below, the dining table is a one-of-a-kind piece. Bubblegum pink legs stand out as bright spots of color in this neutral dining area. 

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    Black and White Dining Room

    Black and White Dining Room

    Dining rooms can also be a place to play with cool contrast. In this dining room, black and white have been playfully combined.  A white fish chandelier, a striking black table, and a black and white rug all come together to form the classic color palette. To break things up, mid-century modern chairs in a wood finish add warmth. 

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    Vintage Glamour in a Dining Room

    Vintage Glamour in a Dining Room

    In this dining room, just a few key pieces are used to create the look. A tulip table from the 1950s, classic white chairs and a starburst lamp complete the aesthetic. A large painting behind the table adds color and interest to the space. 

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    Greenery in the Dining Room

    Greenery In The Dining Room
    Dans le Townhouse

    Greenery is Pantone's color of the year for 2017, and it's sparking a trend in green seating. In this dining room, velvet green dining chairs are the perfect way to bring a color splash home. 

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    Dark Walls in the Dining Room

    Playful glamour in the dining room
    Jonathan Adler

    Designer Jonathan Adler is the visionary behind this stunning vignette. Dark brown walls in a high gloss shine set the stage in this dining area. A large wood table seats a multitude of guests. Around it, blue velvet walls contribute a colorful dimension to the space. 

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    Tropical Dining Room

    palm leaf dining room wallpaper
    Julia Petit

    The dining room can express a specific vibe of the home. Here, this dining area is all about tropical style. From the leafy wallpaper on the wall, to the blue wishbone chairs, this dining room has been designed to transport guests to a far-off island. Above the table, ethereal modern lightings completes the look. 

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    Dramatic Wall Art in a Dining Room

    Traditional Dining room with modern accents
    Casa Tres Chic

    For a traditional dining area, art on the wall can be a way to break up a stale aesthetic. Here, a gold leaf wall hanging adds a natural, sculptural element to the room. The touch of gold is absolutely stunning. 

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    Statement Seating in a Dining Room

    Statement Seating in a Dining Room
    Catherine Kwong Design

    Event the smallest of dining rooms can leave a big impact when designed beautifully. Woven wallpaper adds a tactile feel to this small dining area. For more texture, velvet seating with a touch of gold completes the glamorous look. Even though small, this dining room by designer Catherine Kwong is packed with style.  

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    Luxurious Dining Room

    Traditional dining room with green chairs

    This dining room, that easily seats eight, is perfect for family dinners. Emerald green chairs are the ultimate luxury. Above, a line of simple glowing pendants brightens the space. And classic architecture creates a beautiful frame to a luxurious dining space.