At first glance, the formal dining room almost seems to drip gold, what with a chandelier descending from the yellowed ceiling. Directly below, a round table with ten chairs invites guests to stop and stare.
This exquisite dining room's jet-black walls play off the white ceiling and colorful striped area rug. The Chanel artwork adds a sense of supreme sophistication, while the antler chandelier brings texture and a rustic element to the space.
This eclectic room works as a dining room or a game room with a multipurpose, black felt pool table as the centerpiece. Two large black velvet armchairs cap the ends of the table with smaller, green leather-upholstered chairs lining the sides. A neutral and black wallpaper pattern swirls throughout the room, creating a nice pattern contrast to the animal print rug.
A neon sky line light adds a pop of color to decorate this hip, contemporary dining room. Painted brick creates an accent wall behind the tables. Matching tables surrounded with bar chair seating are positioned within the nook space lit by individual lights above.
A modern dining room turns its book collection into an eye-catching design statement by organizing them by color in the space-saving built-in bookshelf. A simple picnic table and ghost chairs let the striking dark walls and rainbow colors do the talking.
Floral wallpaper makes a dramatic statement in this traditional dining room. A classic dining table and chairs is highlighted by a stunning crystal chandelier. Apple green carpet and curtains pick up shades from the wallpaper.
Glossy black subway tile and a patterned gray tile floor balance out the bold, colorful graffiti design on the breakfast nook dining furniture. In the great room, faux deer heads painted every shade of the rainbow inject a dose of whimsy and surprise.
The dining room is classic and dramatic with quintessential Cab armchairs around a round wooden table. The space is grounded by a graphic silk area rug, while a John Pomp Studios’ Clear Band pendant add a elegant, contemporary touch.
Museums and galleries may display art against stark, white walls, but black can showcase favorite pieces even better. Case in point, this contemporary space designed by architect Bryant Alsop. “Walls and cabinetry in Dulux paints’ Domino color creates visual depth and provides a moody backdrop for the client’s artwork and furniture,” he says. “Extending almost the entire length of the house, the color provides a unifying element connecting each of the individual spaces.”
This black midcentury modern dining room features a wooden dining table in a unique shape surrounded by upholstered white midcentury modern dining chairs and lit by a starburst chandelier while a framed green face image presides over the space.
The red and black color palette of this dining room makes a bold statement in this dining room. The neutral color on the walls makes these vivid colors pop, while the natural light from the surrounding windows helps to soften the light put out by the unique chandelier.
Brown leather chairs, a red lacquered console table, artwork and gold-toned accessories give this black dining room contemporary flair. A black chandelier hanging over the marble-topped table seamlessly blends in with the decor, as does a custom-made, laser-cut screen that separates the dining space from the living room.