By Zurie Monnier. Dining Room. Sunday, November 05th 2017, 03:19:16 AM.
Eating together with your family and friends is a great indoor activity to strengthen the knot that ties the group. It's where we get to spend our time enjoying a healthy conversation with people we're dining with. Designing your dining area can put up an extra spice to the palatable food that are served at the table. Have a comfortable space for discussions or just to talk about anything under the sun. It can also indulge one's appetite to eat well and simply enjoy the graces on the table.
Most kitchens use a chandelier or an overhead light. This is a good focal point for your design. You may also use light with dimmers so that you can set the mood in your dining area. You can also use wall scones and pin lights if you want to. Others prefer to use some decor overhead the dining table. This is also good.
For a more inviting look, use a rug for your contemporary dining room that has subtle earth tones or geometric designs. But you can also use brighter earth tones if you want to have a touch of vibrancy in your room. For a more contemporary look, you can use bamboo and hemp rugs. You may also place a Persian rug under a glass-topped dining table for a more interesting look.