But, here’s the thing. If you and your family are going to enjoy fancy meals, shouldn’t you have a fancy room in which to enjoy them? This is why many homeowners are now turning their interior-decorating eyes toward the dining room. Long a disused space in the home, there’s no more cause than ever before to have a dining room that’s real stunner.
For this reason, we thought it would be fun to take a look at 16 of the biggest design trends for dining rooms in 2017. If you’re looking to give your dining room a fresh look, then these are definitely the trends you should be following. Likewise, we’re also going to share 4 dining room design trends that are on the way out. All told, this guide gives you plenty of inspiration for making your home’s dining room the very best space that it can be…
1. Eclectic Mixes
Matchy-matchy is falling out of favor in all rooms of the home. That’s why you’re seeing homeowners mix disparate furniture pieces together in the dining room.
2. Big Open Windows
Having a lot of natural light in the dining room is a beautiful thing, which is why big picture windows are decidedly “in”.
3. Heading Out: Clutter
In years past, homeowners have filled their dining rooms with mementos and pictures… All of that clutter isn’t cool, though.
4. Leaning Mirrors
Instead, as things tilt more toward the minimal, you’re seeing homeowners add visual interest to their dining room designs by including leaning mirrors.
5. Reclaimed Wood Tables
When you want a statement in your dining room, there’s simply no better way to go about your design than by including a reclaimed wood table.