Creating that atmosphere when designing a dining room isn’t always easy, though. You’ve got to make the right color choices, for example, selecting tones that aren’t too bright and active, but that are also just bright enough to capture the atmosphere you’re after. You’ll also need to consider things like drapes and the material that your dining room table and chairs are made of… Really, there’s an awful lot to think about!
That’s why we’d like to encourage you to check out these 26 beautiful and bright dining room designs. In them, you’ll see the number of different ways that this airy, bright and cheerful atmosphere can be created for your dining room. Also, you’ll see how creating this atmosphere isn’t style exclusive; any design aesthetic you can think of is just as capable of creating a bright space as the next.
1. Yellow and Blue
This dining room design maximizes the natural light it receives by using a yellow color scheme with blue accents.
Here, you have a dining room that’s able to soak in natural light by using beige walls.
3. Taste the Rainbow
Though it does not receive an abundance of natural light, this dining room achieve brightness with an eclectic color palate.
4. Colorful Piece
A colorful furniture piece like the one you see here can really add brightness to your dining room design.
5. Get a Spark
This dining room design gets a lot of spark by making ample use of yellow and green.
If you really want to increase the brightness of your dining room, consider including skylights.
7. Beige Slipcovers
To really maximize on the brightness of the room, beige slip covers have been used on the chairs around the dining room table.
8. Picture Windows
When it comes to creating a bright dining room, large picture windows are a surefire winner.
9. Grey Walls
The grey walls of this stunning beautifully dining room design only mute the brightness a touch.
It’s hard to argue with just how charming this strikingly beautiful and bright dining room design is.
11. Light Wood
A light wood table top can really soak in the light from an overhanging chandelier in your dining room design.
Here you can see how the color green can be used to great effect when trying to create a bright and airy atmosphere.
13. White and Glass
Obviously, choosing to use white and glass surfaces in your dining room will keep things as bright as possible.
If you’re trying to really soak in the natural light your dining room receives, going for simpler furniture pieces is a solid decision.
The teal walls of this stunning dining room really allow the brightness of the space to shine through.
16. Natural Wood
The natural wood of the furniture pieces in this dining room really creates an aura of brightness despite the lack of natural light.
17. Powder Blue
The powder blue chairs around the table in this dining room are a perfect contrast to the white surfaces.
While this dining room uses a number of different colors and patterns, there can be no argument that it’s extremely bright and airy.
If you’re feeling a little sleepy, just take a look at the bright yellow of this striking dining room design.
20. Area Rug
With white throughout, this dining room design makes use of a charming brown area rug to add a bit of contrast.
21. Coastal Living
This absolutely beautiful dining room is what you dream about when you wish for coastal living.
22. Sheer Drapes
The sheer drapes along with the green dining room chairs are deft touches in this dining room design.
You’ve got to love the farmhouse style of this bright and charming dining room design.
This dining room design demonstrates that contemporary style doesn’t have to be dark and industrial.
The centerpieces on the dining table of this design are deft touches that increase the natural brightness of the room.
26. Wood Panels
If you’re worried about visual interest in your bright dining room, take a look at the wood paneling you see here.