A caged chandelier, textured buffet table and striped rug put a fresh spin on the formal dining room. Patterned wallpaper balances out the wainscoting and helps bring the space into the present as well.
Traditional meets contemporary style in this blue and white dining room. The wainscoting and ceiling is painted a light blue hue and is broken up by white floral wallpaper. The contemporary chandelier blends in with the room, which also being a statement piece.
Special occasions call for a meal in the dining room. To ensure that the space would feel less formal and more approachable to guests, the designers outfitted the space with a distressed buffet and a farmhouse-style table. A beaded chandelier and an Asian-inspired triptych pack in even more visual interest.
Transitional Dining Room in Mediterranean-Inspired Home
Clean lines and contemporary furniture mix with traditional lighting and Mediterranean design details in this California dining room. Curved lines create harmony in the space, from the arched doorways to the recessed ceiling dome to the round mirror above a modern console. Black and white art is a theme that carries through other rooms in the home's 11,000-square-foot interior. A wall-size pocket door opens this space to one of a series of outdoor courtyards.
In this transitional dining room, the carpet was replaced with hardwood flooring and the walls received new coats of paint in gray and white to resemble wainscoting. The original furniture looks more modern within its new setting. New window treatments, artwork and flowers bring an airy feel to the room.
Chairs with playful, colorful patterns dress up a black dining room table. The room's gray walls are anything but boring and neutral thanks to large art prints of bottles and white wainscoting and crown molding.
Patterned Slipper Chairs Add Touch of Whimsy to Formal Dining Room
With their watercolor-esque design, these slipper chairs seem a bit whimsical -- and so fit right in with the room's floral wallpaper and contemporary artwork. Meanwhile, a traditional chandelier and wood table bring some structure to the space.
Crown molding and wainscoting in bright white lighten this transitional dining room, and add an elegant ambiance. A mirror hung horizontally visually expands the space. A large area rug ties together the dining table and assorted chairs.
Large scale sliding doors open up to create the ultimate indoor/outdoor dining experience. Neutral stone seamlessly goes from one space to the other, while a sophisticated Moroccan chandelier adds a touch of glamour. Paisley-printed chairs combine with leather chairs to surround a polished stone table.
Black-and-White Dining Room With Coffered Ceilings
With coffered ceilings, gold-studded wallpaper and a sputnik light fixture, this dining room is at once sophisticated and hip. A long wood table and eight chairs ensure that there's plenty of elbow room for family and friends.
This dining room built-in unit is a great addition since it allows for storage and display space. The unit is large yet simply designed for a harmonious effect in the room. The cabinet hardware adds a touch of elegance to the contemporary-styled piece.
Narrow, Transitional Dining Room With Crystal Light Fixture, Long Wood Dining Table and Patterned White Chairs
A long wood dining table fits perfectly in this narrow dining space. Light colors help to expand the look of the available space. White patterned chairs line the table matching the detailing of the molding, white and gold forest painting and drooping white floral centerpiece. A crystal chandelier hangs above finishing the design with shine.
Open, Transitional Dining Room With Plaid Head Chairs, Natural Wood Dining Table and White Coffered Ceiling
A natural wood dining table suits the calm look of this room design and works beautifully with the natural look of the hardwood floor. Simple black chairs line the long sides of the table while cushioned arm chairs with black and white plaid upholstery are seated at the ends of the table. Framed artwork covers large sections of the white walls and a coffered ceiling finishes the look.