Four modern barstools in the kitchen give the homeowners the option of a breakfast bar for a casual dining space. The extra seating could also serve as an extension to the dining room for large parties.
The large island in this transitional kitchen makes an attractive option for casual dining. Black barstools provide welcome contrast to the richly veined white marble that makes up the island's waterfall countertop and matching range backsplash.
The addition of the kitchen island helps to create a more functional space by providing counter space as well as a casual seating option for the family. Since the dining room is also connected to the kitchen, the additional seating could also serve as an extension to the existing dining area.
What this space lacks in size, it makes up for in design sophistication. With stunning modern design, this kitchen marries cheerful countertops with sleek stainless steel accents and contrasts both against sturdy mahogany beams. The food-prep area opens to a casual dining space and offers the option of bar-dining as well.
A two-tone glass orb lights up the dining space of this colorful and eclectic courtyard. Seating options range from modern metal to wicker, and colorful textiles scattered throughout the space bring a casual vibe. Mesh screening surrounds the courtyard, filtering light and providing privacy.
A kitchen island provides a casual dine-in option in the HGTV Smart Home 2013. Wicker barstools add natural texture to the glossy white countertop, while playing into the coastal vibe of the home located in Jacksonville, Fla. The teal table setting coordinates with the formal dining room off to the side.