Dining rooms are perhaps the last bastion for a technology-free environment where family and friends can share a meal together and enjoy quality time. Making sure that this area is equally attractive as it is comforting is fundamental, so we’ll share with you some beautiful modern dining room ideas from laureled modern style specialists.
By making use of geometric elements, modern decorations, and tricks of the trade taken straight from designers, these beautiful modern dining room ideas will help you transform a regular dining area into a classy, enchanting place.
Water & Earth Composition
Source: Lori Dennis
Lori Dennis brings us an earthy and warm combination for this modern dining room. Simplicity and elegance are achieved by using a blue variant carpet beneath a cozy wooden dining table & chair set. Notice how the negative space is peppered with colorful paintings on the wall and a white droplet chandelier.
Become A Minimalist
Source: Johanna Reynolds
Modern spaces tend to favor minimalism, the simpler the better. Nonetheless, by using beautiful modern art pieces Johanna Reynolds beautifully complemented this wooden table sleeks angles with a warmer sand color pallet. The artwork establishes a clear focal point and keeps the polished wooden table steer of clutter.
Establish A Focal Point With Abstract Art
Source: Jessica Helgerson
Jessica Helgerson from J H Interior Design galvanized this minimalism inspired area by using the front wall as a giant canvas. This abstract piece (aka modern art) brings soft blue and green tonalities that beautifully complement the naturally organic dining area. Once you’ve set a color palette you wish to enact, make sure your artwork remains consistent with it.
Chic Dining Room
Source: Black Lacquer Design
An ample dining room always favors a modern interior design style. By using the negative space in their favor, Black Lacquer Design team used Chic colors and decorations to complement their trendy rug choice. The area shimmers with the natural and simple atmosphere that a modern dining room should always deliver.
Exposed Wooden Beams & Contrasts
Source: Studio McGee
Leveraging your home’s architecture is crucial in any redesign process. Studio McGee recognized the property’s wooden beams and decided to pair them up with natural textures (such as wood, rock, and/or concrete). This allows the fireplace wall to appear bewitchingly translucent, while the modern decor takes over this gorgeous composition.
Install Metal Cage-Lamps
Source: Heidi Caillier Design
Modern spaces are far from being cold despite going for a sophisticated look, and that’s the beauty behind this take by Heidi Caillier Design. You can see a perfect blend of white wall coatings, dark carpet, and chairs held together by a natural wooden table and its vase plants. This modern dining room is crowned by a pair of slick metal cage-lamps.
Symmetrical Shapes, Decorations, and Colors.
Source: Studio Monroe
Studio Monroe went all out with color shapes and combinations with great success. The stunning black and white stripes rug, coupled with an assortment of decorations (that follow a clear pastel gradient) blend together magnificently. The abundant natural light and rattan lamps keep this dining room’s colors alive throughout the day without skipping a beat.
Vintage Elegance: Adding Art Deco Elements
Source: Kelly Martin Interiors
Kelly Martin Interiors provides us with this beautiful interpretation of a modern dining room. Notice the practical, earthy dining table adorned by a deep aqua wall painting that beautifully combines with white accents and hardwood floors. A metallic, Great Gatsby-esque lamp provides the touch of sophistication that art deco & modern designs often favor. Equally simple as it is memorable.
Using Natural Decorations Through Minimalism
Source: Interiors by Popov
Who said that Zen couldn’t be fostered in a modern dining room? Interiors by Popov perfectly combined the fuss-free and stoic essence of modern dining rooms, with the Clean lines and relaxing atmosphere of Zen interior designs. By surrounding its occupants only with what’s strictly necessary and offering concealed storage space, well-being and tranquility become permanent guests at this dinner table.
The ideas presented above from these design experts prove that you can mix diverse (and often unexpected resources) to achieve an attractive modern style dining room. Enjoying the company of family or beloved guests is truly wonderful, but it becomes memorable when your excellent taste in interior design is a recurrent topic. We hope you’ve enjoyed these beautiful modern dining room ideas, thank you for reading us!
Emma is Home Refinery's interior and design editor. When she's not obsessing over her next home decorating project, she can be found bargain-shopping at vintage stores, mixing and matching new color palettes, and writing for one of many major home publications for which she contributes.