Four metal chairs make an eclectic match with the rustic wood dining table. For an easy centerpiece, fill a glass jar with colorful or unusually shaped fruit. Here, pomegranates stylishly do the trick.
This chic patio dining area boasts easy grill access and ample countertop space for prepping and serving. The clean, simple lines of the table and chairs echo the stainless steel grill and the gray stone floor.
This bright white dining room has pops of color, with bright orange metal midcentury modern dining chairs, abstract wall art and ceramics, modern sideboard, glass pendant light, and clean white dining table.
A reclaimed lumber table is mixed with metal Tolix chairs and wicker chairs to create an informal, relaxed dining room. Designer tip: You don't have to buy a dining set. Mix it up with different chairs.
There's no way to look past the eye-catching art at the heart of this dining room. The piece brings color and vibrancy to an otherwise-neutral design scheme. Industrial-style barn doors and lockers bookend either side of the space; each is utilitarian and art in and of itself. Using stools for dining chairs means more seating space: It's easier to cram more of them under a table, as they tend to be smaller than traditional chairs.
Neutral paint and ample lighting give this space a beautiful bright look. Metal chairs with blue pattern upholstery are a great juxtaposition to the traditional circular dining table and elegant chandelier. A distressed buffet adds a great texture to the design, and a bookshelf and cabinet provide space for storage and organization.
As seen on HGTV’s Fixer Upper, this casual dining area is furnished with a rustic wooden dining table with a metal top and vintage-style light blue metal chairs. New hardwood flooring, fresh paint and a modern light fixture add a contemporary touch to the space.
This breakfast nook in the kitchen of a modern townhouse has a small footprint but big appeal. The bench next to the marble table brings a sense of comfort to the space; the black chairs opposite the bench are unique and sleek. A large window bathes the room in beautiful light.
A wooden and metal dining table rests in the center of a modern farmhouse dining room. White armchairs flank it along with an industrial gray and metal seat. Above is a coral-like chandelier. A modern living room is filled with gray furniture and a shiplap-inspired wall. A sunbeam mirror rests above a table with a white orchid and decorative bowls.
Oversized pillows do the obvious work of cushioning metal outdoor dining chairs, but they also can disguise wear and tear. Designer Monica Stewart, who owns The Misfit House in Athens, Ga., positioned these strategically to cover up scuff marks on chairs. If you’re on a covered porch, you can even grab indoor pillows to spruce up a space for an evening of entertaining and then bring them back inside.
Natural lighting from the glass patio doors highlights the spacious feel of the open floor plan design. A tall, sleek dining table is lined with matching wood chairs. Metal end chairs topped with whit fur throws add intrigue to the set up. Two large pendant lights hang above the table and tie in white surroundings to the neutral wood tones.