By Darcey Muirgel. Dining Room. Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 11:39:44 AM.
Style Features. Styles vary depending on the manufacturer. For example, you might choose a trestle table when creating a country look in your home. These dining room sets are often constructed out of reclaimed wood to give them a rustic and primitive appearance. Benches may line this type of furniture for informal seating. More traditional options include wood with a rich and glossy finish and ornate carvings on the legs. For dining room sets with modern appeal, consider metals and glass for both legs and tops.
The dining room table is the most noticed and most used dining furniture. It is the focal point of the room. Other furniture found in the dining room like a wine cabinet must in a way, flank the dining room table. They all must agree to the design and function of the dining table to create a more harmonious overall design and feel in the dining room.
Functional Considerations. The way you use this furniture will determine what you need. For example, if you like to have large family gatherings, but your immediate family is small, you will need to have a table that will expand with extra leaves to accommodate guests. An additional option could be a circular drop-leaf table that expands out for more people and folds down for smaller groups. If you like the intimacy of a round surface for small gatherings around a meal, choose a circular design.