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Style Guide: Kitchen Nooks

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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These mobile banquettes are perfect for any size dining room, and complement a blend of decor styles from contemporary and modern to transitional and traditional. Linon’s Chelsea collection has a beautiful church pew-style nook set. This corner seating set is a great fit for that awkward corner in the room, while providing extra seating for large family gatherings.

Linon Chelsea Kitchen Corner Unit Dining Nook

1 – Linen Chelsea Kitchen Corner Unit Dining Nook Bench in Walnut


Homelegance has taken a modern approach to their dining set. This nook makes a bold statement within the confines of the dining area, and is a fantastic choice in an open concept home. Sitting at counter height allows the long-legged people in the home to stretch out their legs a little whilst they dine on the deliciousness that is home cooking.

Homelegance 6 Piece Dining Set

2 – Homelegance 6 Piece Dining Set


Jofran has the best solution for a small informal dining area. The simple look combined with a backless bench means that you can scoot the table against the wall when you only need a quaint place for your family of four. The flexibility to pull out the table for larger gatherings makes this a wonderful choice for the person who enjoys the simple things in life.

Jofran Kura 6 Pc Rectangle Table Set

3 – Jofran Kura 6 Piece Rectangle Table Set

Style Guide: Dining Tables for Everyone

Monday, January 13th, 2014

The dining room is an oft-overlooked room in the house that usually takes a beating at dinnertime. Create a room that invites dinner table conversations and make it the hub of family get-togethers.

Style Guide: Dining Tables


Contemporary/Modern

Coaster Stanton Contemporary Square Counter Table in Black Finish

Coaster Stanton Contemporary Square Counter Table in Black Finish
Coaster has done a marvelous job with this textured base contemporary dining table. Their Stanton collection offers the option of either a neutral gray set of chairs, or add a hint of color with a softer shade of green. Either way, your dining room will look fabulous.

Transitional

Stanley Furniture Continuum Casual Dining Table in Amaretto Cherry Finish

Stanley Furniture Continuum Casual Dining Table in Amaretto Cherry Finish
The beauty of a transitional style dining room is that it complements both a more traditional furnished home, as well as a more modern furnished home. The trestle style base in Stanley Furniture’s Continuum collection allows for more leg-room, which is perfect for the taller members of the family. The geometric twist in the base and chair backs offer a bit of intrigue with textural interest to the room.

Traditional

Lexington La Tourelle Toulouse Rectangular Dining Table in Aged Mocha

Lexington La Tourelle Toulouse Rectangular Dining Table in Aged Mocha
Lexington’s designers have created a beautifully rustic European styled dining set, complete with studded seams. This is the perfect addition to a more sophisticated, formal dining atmosphere.

Retro

Global Furniture USA Neville Casual Multi-Color Dining Set

Global Furniture USA Neville Casual Multi-Color Dining Set
Global Furniture’s Shavano dining set brings a unique blend of retro, modern, and industrial to the home. It will definitely make a great complement to any of those designer home furnishing styles, especially in an open concept home.

French Country

Hillsdale Northern Heights Counter Height Dining Table with Extension in Black and Cherry

Hillsdale Northern Heights Counter Height Dining Table with Extension in Black and Cherry
This dining set by Hillsdale is a more modern twist on the classic French Country look. For a home filled with the chaos of children, this could very well be the perfect durable dining set.

Dining Tables in the Round

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

A round dining table is the perfect shape for small dining rooms or even an informal dining room. The circular shape invites well-rounded discussions from the current day’s events, to the debates on world politics. It is even handy on poker nights with the job site crew.

Eurostyle Wesley Round Pedestal Dining Table in Walnut

Eurostyle Wesley Round Pedestal Dining Table in Walnut

Eurostyle has created a very simple round dining table with a tapered pedestal. The walnut finish shows the beautiful contrast in the darker grains.

Armen Living Leather Casual Dining Side Chair (Set of 2)

Armen Living Leather Casual Dining Side Chair (Set of 2)

The modern look of leather adds a hint of sophistication without being too over-powering. Armen Living has created a very simple, modern set of dining chairs that complement the walnut finish quite well. Black would be your best choice as the red looks a bit awkward with the walnut finish.

Winsome Ladder Back Dining Side Chair in Antique Walnut Finish

Winsome Ladder Back Dining Side Chair in Antique Walnut Finish

If you want something that is more kid-friendly, then these solid wood ladder back chairs from Winsome are the perfect choice. You can add a nice muted lime green seat cover for a little extra padding, or change the seat cushions with the season.

Office Star Metro Dining Parson Chair in Kiwi Green Bonded Leather

Office Star Metro Dining Parson Chair in Kiwi Green Bonded Leather

Office Star’s Metro line of parsons chairs is a great way to keep modern bonded leather in the room while adding visual color to your dining experience. If you get tired of the green, find a more subdued chair cover to change up the look of your dining room.

Home Design for The Island Life

Friday, July 26th, 2013

During the warm summer months, most of us love to enjoy as much time outdoors as we can. But there is no reason to you can’t enjoy the summer feeling all year. When you decorate your home with tropical island style furniture, you can enjoy the outdoors while still remaining indoors.


Master Suite

Indulge a little and make your master suite a place you never want to leave. Start off by choosing a regal bed with tropical styling.

Tommy Bahama Home Kingstown Sovereign Poster Bed with Optional Canopy in Tamarind

Tommy Bahama Home Kingstown Sovereign Poster Bed with Optional Canopy in Tamarind

Tommy Bahama Home Kingstown Stony Point Dresser in Tamarind

Tommy Bahama Home Kingstown Stony Point Dresser in Tamarind

Tommy Bahama Home Kingstown Phillips Night Stand in Tamarind

Tommy Bahama Home Kingstown Phillips Night Stand in Tamarind


Living Room

For the family room, start with the quintessential piece of traveller’s luggage that tells the world you travel, even if you haven’t. Then wrap the furniture choices around this piece to create a relaxing, island-friendly family room.

Pulaski Accents Rustic Chic Cocktail Table in Brady

Pulaski Accents Rustic Chic Cocktail Table in Brady

Coaster Regatta Contemporary 3 Piece Sofa Set in Khaki and Brown

Coaster Regatta Contemporary 3 Piece Sofa Set in Khaki and Brown

Homelegance Dalton 3 Piece Sofa Set in Beige

Homelegance Dalton 3 Piece Sofa Set in Beige

If you like the softer look then you will be drawn to the Beach House collection, however if you like a little more punch to your designs, then you will appreciate what Tommy Bahama designers have done with the Canberra Collection console table.

Tommy Bahama Home Beach House Palm Coast Sofa Table in Golden Umber

Tommy Bahama Home Beach House Palm Coast Sofa Table in Golden Umber

Tommy Bahama Home Beach House Heron Lamp Table in Golden Umber

Tommy Bahama Home Beach House Heron Lamp Table in Golden Umber

One great way to blend in Beach House sofa table with the rest of the furniture is by adding the matching lamp table. The sugar cane design is reminiscent of island sugar cane plantations around the tropics.

Tommy Bahama Road To Canberra Tasmania End Table in Moderately Distressed

Tommy Bahama Road To Canberra Tasmania End Table in Moderately Distressed

Reed detailing is a great complement to the branch design console table.

Magnussen Fleming Rectangular End Table in Rustic Pine

Magnussen Fleming Rectangular End Table in Rustic Pine

The metal frame and rustic pine finish on this end table really brings adds antique look to the travel trunk.

Tommy Bahama Road To Canberra Bannister Garden Console Table in Moderately Distressed

Tommy Bahama Road To Canberra Bannister Garden Console Table in Moderately Distressed


Dining Room

Bringing island style to your dining room is a breeze. The Tommy Bahama line has done an excellent job of putting together chairs and tables for a classic island look with a refined twist.

Tommy Bahama Home Ocean Club Peninsula Dining Table

Tommy Bahama Home Ocean Club Peninsula Dining Table

Tommy Bahama Home Ocean Club Kowloon Side Chair - Ships Assembled

Tommy Bahama Home Ocean Club Kowloon Side Chair – Ships Assembled

The table and chairs can also be purchased as a set. Or try a mix and match look for a different feel.

Tommy Bahama Home Ocean Club Lanai Side Chair - Assembly Required

The geometric shapes on these chair backs blend beautifully with the texture of the trestle legs on the dining table in the Ocean Club Collection.

Tommy Bahama Home Island Estate Mangrove Fabric Arm Chair in Plantation

Tommy Bahama Home Island Estate Mangrove Fabric Arm Chair in Plantation

Add a relaxed look to your dining room with these estate chairs. The sugar cane accent is a wonderful accent to the trestles on the dining room table.

A Rustic Lodge-Inspired Dining Room

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

A rustic lodge inspired look is a popular choice for home decor. This design concept focuses on rough or exposed wood finishes. Mix it up with wrought iron and stone accents for a gorgeous showroom-quality dining room look. Soften up the chunky wood with a warm-on-the-toes area rug in an earthy tone such as neutral gray or beige. Or throw in some color with soft reds, greens or blues. This rustic look is perfect for a luxury mountain escape but would also complement an Arts & Crafts architectural style home quite nicely.

We’ve broken down the look into a few basic parts to make it easy to bring home.


Light The Space

Zuo Canary Ceiling Lamp in Rust

Zuo Canary Ceiling Lamp in Rust

Light up your space with a the right fixture. This ceiling lamp from Zuo is an ideal choice with it’s mixture of metal and glass.


Rustic Dining Sets

Choosing a dining set is an easy way to bring home the look. These stylish picks will give your room that rustic lodge aura instantly.

Powell Furniture Kraven 6 Piece Dining Set in Dark Hazelnut

Powell Furniture Kraven 6 Piece Dining Set in Dark Hazelnut

Riverside Furniture Summerhill 5 Piece Dining Table Set in Rustic Pine

Riverside Furniture Summerhill 5 Piece Dining Table Set in Rustic Pine

Steve Silver Company Lakewood 7 Piece Dining Set

Steve Silver Company Lakewood 7 Piece Dining Set (Bench sold separately.)

Powell Cafe 6 Piece Turino Dining Set in Grey Oak Stain

Powell Cafe 6 Piece Turino Dining Set in Grey Oak Stain

Lexington La Tourelle Toulouse 11 Piece Dining Set in Aged Mocha

Lexington La Tourelle Toulouse 11 Piece Dining Set in Aged Mocha

For a more elegant and sophisticated lodge try a dining set that is more along the lines of this chic set from Lexington which has a touch of French Country flair.


Mix’n'Match Dining Room Decor

Mixing and matching your dining set allows you to create a contemporary rustic lodge look that is totally unique. Make the feel of the room as simple or as elegant as you desire. Check out these ideas if you need a jump start:

Modus Palindrome Dining Table in Chestnut
Modus Palindrome Dining Table in Chestnut

Office Star Metro Parsons Dining Chair in Cream Bonded Leather
Office Star Metro Parsons Dining Chair in Cream Bonded Leather

Riverside Furniture Belize Rectangular Dining Table

Riverside Furniture Belize Rectangular Dining Table

Steve Silver Company Matinee Fabric Dining Parson Chair in Beige

Steve Silver Company Matinee Fabric Dining Parson Chair in Beige

Sligh Barton Creek Westlake Rectangular Dining and Work Table

Sligh Barton Creek Westlake Rectangular Dining and Work Table

International Concepts Simply Linen X-Back Wood Side Chair in Black Finish (Set of Two)

International Concepts Simply Linen X-Back Wood Side Chair in Black Finish (Set of Two

Impress the In-laws

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

It’s time to impress your new in-laws with a new dining room suite. Why not bring a little bit of French country to your own home with this beautifully crafted nine piece dining set by Hillsdale Furniture? Nothing says settled down like an elegant blend of black and cherry finishes. The unusual square shape adds just a hint of sophistication to any dining room. The French Country style will complement a traditional or transitional style space.

Hillsdale Northern Heights 5 Piece Dining Set with Counter Height Table in Black and Cherry Finish

Hillsdale Northern Heights 5 Piece Dining Set with Counter Height Table in Black and Cherry Finish

Seat up to eight at your new dining table. It’s the perfect size for hosting a small backyard BBQ or inviting a couple friends over for game night. The artfully crafted X in the seat back provides back support while the upholstered padded cushions add a little more comfort to your dining experience. Your dinner guests will enjoy a slightly elevated counter height, which is perfect for streamlining their sight-line to the counter full of after-dinner goodies.

Feast Your Eyes on This

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

It’s finally nearing the holiday season. You have your BBQ all shined up and ready to cook for the masses. Your fabulous potluck BBQ is all organized with food, drinks and even lots of squirt guns for the kids big and small. However, your current dining room table seems a tad small for holding all that delicious food. The ultimate solution would be to purchasing a fancy new dining set with ample room for everyone.

Hillsdale has the perfect solution with their Park Avenue collection. This 11 piece counter height dining set has a distressed cherry finish to add a hint of old-world charm to your space. The X trestle base adds that touch of masculinity. Transitional decor for the dining room will seamlessly blend with your eclectic mix of designer furniture. The matching counter height dining chairs will only look like you’ve spent a pretty penny. These padded seats are faux leather, which is easy to clean and looks sensational.

Hillsdale Park Avenue 11 Pc Counter Height Dining Set in Dark Cherry

Hillsdale Park Avenue 11 Pc Counter Height Dining Set in Dark Cherry

The table extends via two leaf inserts to seat as many as ten people. Imagine how much food that can hold at your all-you-can-eat buffet. With a counter height table, your guests can see the array of down-home cooking through the patio doors, making sure nobody leaves for home with a tank only half-full. After your guests have finally left, you can downsize the table back to a comfortable seating for six. Large families can leave the table as-is or downsize to seating for eight. This is a table that grows as the family grows or as the party-list grows. Family game nights will be a blast with more elbow room between overly competitive siblings and parents. Sleepovers will be a breeze with a proper sit-down family meal that can include your guests of honor, instead of banishing the family to the TV room. Hillsdale has thought through their design carefully, and has created a magnificent work of dining room art that mixes country elements with an urban design sense.

The Complete Home Bar Experience

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

 Hillsdale Malone 31 We’ve talked about home bars many times here on Furniture And Design Ideas. Today, we’re taking a specific look at leather bar stools and the atmosphere they add to your home.

Leather bar stools are one more element you can add to your home bar that makes it feel closer to the real thing. For a wide variety of décor themes, adding leather bar stools could be the finishing touch that takes your space from average to extraordinary.

If you love leather and you love to entertain at home, this seating option is a great choice for any bar area, be it a cocktail bar in your living room or a breakfast bar off your kitchen. Browse with the design style and height specifications you prefer to narrow your search.

 

 

Display Your Treasures in Style

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

If you’re a collector, then you know that the right curio cabinet can make the difference between prized treasures and dusty clutter. Get organized and display your travel souvenirs, awards, artwork, and curios in the cabinet that does them justice.


Kush Furniture Summerland Double Curio
 Kush Furniture Summerland Double Curio


Choose from a surprisingly diverse selection of corner curio cabinets with built-in lighting and you’ll have a prominent place for all those small collectibles you want to draw attention to.


Pulaski Golden Oak II 72″ Corner Curio Cabinet
 Pulaski Golden Oak II 72


Add a wall-mounted curio cabinet to an urban apartment or other tight spot where floor space is already spoken for. A smaller wall-mounted cabinet is also a great supplement to other wood finish curio cabinets.


Butler Specialty Wall Curio in Plantation Cherry Finish
 Butler Specialty Wall Curio in Plantation Cherry Finish


Modern Metal & Glass Dining Room Tables

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Yesterday, we showed you some unique and eye-catching metal chairs. Today, let’s look at some dining tables and other accents to match.

Pair your modern aluminum, steel, or other metal chairs with these glass and metal tables. Choose the size and style that fit your life.


Zuo Galaxy Casual Dining Table with Glass Top
 Zuo Galaxy Casual Dining Table with Glass Top


ItalModern Hadi Dining Table with 42 Inch Glass Top
 ItalModern Hadi Dining Table with 42 Inch Glass Top


Winsome Spectrum Bistro/Tea Casual Dining Table in Black and Chrome Finish
 Winsome Spectrum Bistro/Tea  Casual Dining Table in Black and Chrome Finish


ItalModern Jerry White Fibreglass Dining Table with 32 Inch Glass Top
 ItalModern Jerry White Fibreglass Dining Table with 32 Inch Glass Top