The fastest way to add a little "prep" to your style is with a bit of trim. Designer Tobi Fairley adds white piping to the dining chairs and black trim to the lattice-print drapes for some classic preppy details. A modern rug, table and chandelier keep the room feeling updated.
Black walls give dramatic dimension in this dining room, especially when paired with the large vividly colored painting. To counter them, the ceiling and the rest of the decor is kept simple and subtle.
The industrial exposed beams and ductwork in this loft space show its roots, while a tiled black accent wall shows what it's up to now! Reclaimed hardwood floors create a warm, lived-in base for the space, though the accent wall continues to look shiny, modern and new.
Natural light illuminates this transitional dining room, showing off a pair of black metal display cabinets with barware and interesting collectibles. Gray and white upholstered chairs are positioned around a light wood table, while wide plank hardwood floors finish the look of the space.