Bright orange walls breathe new life into this traditional style dining room, giving it a fresh, contemporary look. An eclectic mix of furniture and decor exudes a playful, casual vibe. Turquoise tile fireplace surround mimics the natural colors of the ocean depicted in the painting leaning on the mantel.
This open dining area was inspired by the diversity of heights, styles and colors of the Chicago buildings outside. Contemporary white-and-navy chairs encircle an antique table, while a metallic drum chandelier hangs above. The Indian-inspired artwork adds a flurry of color to the otherwise neutral space.
In this wonderland of an apartment, look up! The psychedelic wallpaper on the ceiling covers the living and dining area and plays beautifully with the warm wood floors and white walls. Wallpaper: Valiant Ogee by Spoonflower; Dining pendants: Noir Star Pendant from Candelabra, Inc. and Rex Pendant from Arteriors Home
To keep the bold, hand-painted pattern of this dining room's walls and curtains from overwhelming the space, the designers used crisp, white wainscoting on the room's lower half and kept the chairs, table and rug muted.
Green backlighting illuminates a bottle display drawing the eye to the back wall of this dining space. Organized rows of bottles create a design on the black subway tile accent wall. Simple wood tables fill the dining floor. The matching chairs feature curved backs and light wicker seats.
A chic art deco-inspired console topped with symmetrical decor makes a sleek statement in this eclectic dining room. A gold starburst mirror complements the console's gold hardware, while patterned wallpaper creates movement within the space.
A large purple wicker pendant light hangs above a white round dining room table, flanked by bamboo silver chairs cushioned in purple velvet. An arrangement of violets is in the middle of the table, which is anchored by a white fur rug.
Deep hues, carefully selected decor and cozy seating make this formal dining room a rich yet relaxed place to entertain. An excellent way to make formal spaces feel updated and fresh is to mix abstract art with traditional-style furniture. This oversized piece by artist Kelly O'Neal introduces an interesting shape to the room and helps balance other standout features.
Distressed chairs are paired with a contemporary glass table and square chandelier in this eclectic dining area. The dining room opens up to the kitchen and rustic bar area, making this the perfect space for entertaining.
This fun dining room features a white midcentury modern table paired with brown leather chairs and a gold starburst chandelier overhead. Green-blue textured wallpaper provides an accent wall for a black and white striped upholstered bench seat, while a framed beach photograph hangs above.
The fireplace — a rare design element in a breakfast nook — brings a homeyness and warmth to this family eating space. Different shades of green are used throughout the room to emphasize and repeat the bold color choice. Multiple tones of wood are grounding and traditional; the unique chandelier adds a striking modern flair.
In this second-home Chicago high-rise pied-à-terre, rough wooden side tables and a rustic dining table paired with brilliant red faux-leather chairs create an inspired look in this combined living and dining room. The giraffe-print stools in the breakfast bar are custom designed, inspired by the homeowners’ love of their home state of Texas, animals and travels to Africa.
A custom blue and white woven rug grounds this eclectic living room. The influence of outside gardens is brought indoors with the bluish gray walls, and pink patterned chairs add a playful pop of color to the space.