While the traditional, separate formal dining room is a rare occurrence in modern homes, there is no reason why the space you dedicate to it should not be elegant and special just because it’s part of another room.
A round Saarinen’ dining table occupies this large open living-cum-dining space. Remove the ‘Tulip’ chairs and you have a perfect entry table for displaying flowers and objets d’art.
Antique tables and chairs create a private dining space in an otherwise awkward corner of the Orchard Keepers house in Red Hill, Victoria.
A dining space in a Melbourne home-for-one by Sisalla Design. Keep the table and chairs against the wall for informal mid-week dining or working then drag it out into the centre of the room when entertaining friends.
Upholstered chairs provide comfort and style in the dining room of wallpaper and textile designer Neisha Crosland’s London home.
This light-filled dining space in the home of Melbourne philanthropists Sid and Fiona Myer, features low stools, perfect for accommodating large numbers without overwhelming the space.
A large antique chandelier anchors this dining area and is juxtaposed against a modern dining setting.
Block coloured walls and a striking artwork create drama in this dining space.
In the fairytale château of Les Trois Garcons the dining table once belonged in a Paris library, from the Clignacourt antiques market.
Interior designer Zeynep Fadillioglu’s home in Istanbul, Turkey is inspired by the Ottoman era.