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.
Attain a sleek look by using minimum accessories. Use accessories with a natural touch like tall curly willows in a pottery vase. You can add some lighting that will give your dining room a dramatic touch. Choose accessories that don't have much details and prints. Use those that look simple. For your fabric, choose those that have solid colors. If you will use patterns, use bold and geometric patterns.
Having a good dining area gives you the chance to provide a great place for family and friends to gather in dinner parties and other social events. Hence, you really would like to make your dining area a great place to stay. You want it to have a good design and style that will not only show your taste and personality but will also make it a comfortable place they will surely love.