By Zurie Monnier. Dining Room. Saturday, October 28th 2017, 06:05:19 AM.
For a contemporary design, you will use a combination of natural and manmade materials. Your dining room will look great if you use durable laminated flooring of bamboo or wood. Choose furniture that is made of wood. You can have accessories that will seem to bring in nature to your dining room. Place some plants for a more refreshing look.
Instead of trying to light your dining area by using only a single source of light, illuminate it using various sources. Having different types of lights in your dining area can also serve as additional decors to your dining area. Also, when you have a single chandelier or overhead lighting as a source of light, it could be too bright making it uncomfortable. So, avoid creating a glare by using multiple layers of light.
Place plinth lighting low on a sideboard or in storage areas that are placed near the dining area. Place it at the bottom area. This can give more ambience to the room as it directs light towards the floor. This can be an opportunity for your flooring to be noticed. You can also place candles in your dining room. You can even let it stand in a candelabrum which can be an added accessory to the room. Using candles can add ambience for a romantic dinner and for other purposes. But, you don't have to use it every day. Use it on special occasions. When not in use, it can still be a good accessory.