By Zurie Monnier. Dining Room. Tuesday, November 21st 2017, 06:54:44 AM.
A unique center piece adds appeal to this contemporary dining room. The large painting on the wall makes an interesting focal point to the view. Glass top dining tables are commonly used nowadays which can help make the room look brighter. Using white for the seating pieces makes the dining furnishings a great focal point. The refreshing character of wood and plants combined creates an amazing 'green' twist to this contemporary dining room.
Wall colors are very important for it gives the mood of your house. Choose a color that are generally neutral or earth tones. For contemporary wall colors, dark and bright colors are rarely used for it doesn't give natural lighting. You can use bright white, soft gray or medium taupe for your walls. Just accent it with bright colored accessories.
Your dining area can use a chandelier for focal point. Place it in the center of the room for it defines the space. But make sure to choose the right chandelier for your room. Choose a chandelier with a diameter 12″ less than width of the table and its bottom should be 30″ above the table. The dining area is one of the places for gathering. You can use a dimmer switch in order to create a different ambience for various purposes in using the area. If you have an intimate dinner party, you can dim the lights. If your kids are working on the table, then you can give the area great amount of light.