This spot off the kitchen, where both meals and schoolwork happen, is bustling all day long. Luke brought in pops of color with yellow chairs by Coavas and a wall hanging by local artist Kate Crowley-Gilbert. “I don’t like spaces that seem cold or sterile, so Luke gave every room softness,” says Miranda. Here it’s a round table (vintage) and a woven pendant (from Candelabra). The wood piece against the wall is a refurbished plant stand, found at Boise Vintage.
Open dining rooms are in. Designer Cynthia Spence predicts an increase in building and remodeling around the concept of open dining rooms. She says this shift "creates a sense of flow throughout the space, and brings socializing back to the dinner table."
Each of these furnishings was designed by Addison Bruley to compliment this contemporary Hollywood Hills property. It was important to have products that would stand out and be something unique as well as functional.
To expand the seating options in this kitchen, designers from America's Most Desperate Kitchens created a small, casual table that connects to the larger, more formal one. This gives the homeowners the option of using the smaller table when they are home alone and simply want a casual meal or expanding their entertaining space, using both the larger table and the smaller table concurrently.
To help the dining room maintain its airy feeling despite its small space, designers used a glass top table with a sculptural wood base. The finish on the dining chair legs are painted so that they coordinated with the chandelier, while the upholstery adds the texture and black and gray contrast that is carried throughout these two spaces.
This gorgeous walnut kitchen island extends well into the kitchen, providing the ultimate place for casual dining. Recessed lighting above warms the wooden tones of the island with white custom cabinets on each side.
A simplistic and light feeling kitchen that features a rustic round dining table and chairs, creating a cozy space for casual meals. A pendant light illuminates the dining area and complements the neutral walls.