If you’re working on a design for a large dining room, then you owe it to yourself to check out other designs that work. To help you out, we’ve collected 23 stunning examples of designs for epically large dining rooms. We haven’t chosen one particular style here, mind you. Instead we’ve collected epically large dining room designs in a variety of styles, as each of these perfectly demonstrates the principles of designing for larger dining rooms.
So, come check out these pictures, and see if you don’t become as equally impressed by the soundness of the design as we are. Be sure to bookmark any ones that you like in particular! Design is all about inspiration, which is something you’ll find plenty of here.
1. Colonial Living
Here, you see a large dining room that adopts a minimal yet colonial style to great effect.
2. Mirror, Mirror
With a giant mirrored wall at one end, this massive dining room appears twice as large as it really is.
3. Focal Point
This massive dining room is able to pull itself together by making the fireplace at the far side its focal point.
4. Still Cozy
Though large, this dining room makes a number of design choices that allow it to remain cozy and comfortable.
The length of the light fixture over the table accentuates the long nature of this epically large dining room.
Rather than cramming in more chairs around the table, this dining room design allows those at the table to breathe.
The use of a square table in this large dining room has an interesting effect on the space’s sense of dimension.
Large dining rooms can often feel cold and austere. Consider using bright colors to negate that effect.
9. Be Open
When crafting a design for a large dining room, resist the urge to fill every inch of space.
In order to tie a large dining room together, you’ll generally need a conversation piece of a chandelier.
Another way to preserve the sense of openness in a large dining room is to incorporate a number of mirrors.
12. High Ceilings
Large dining rooms generally have high ceilings. So, think vertically by utilizing tall art pieces and other design elements.
13. Tall and Wide
For example, this stunning design for this epically large dining room perfectly fills out the space.
Also, when you have high ceilings, consider choosing sweeping drapes that complement the color scheme of the room.
15. Modern Elegance
The simplicity of this stunning large dining room design achieves a certain kind of modern elegance that’s hard to ignore.
Incorporating a multitude of geometric shapes can keep a large dining room from seeming too cavernous.
17. Open Concept
In a large open-concept living space, you don’t always need to place your dining room table in the center of the room.
Choosing wider furniture pieces, like the chairs you see here, can be useful when trying to create intimacy in a large space.
19. Dark and Light
This large dining room uses a dark color palate to create a sense of intimacy, and balances that with a stunning light fixture overhead.
In a large and long dining room, you’ll want to make design choices that serve to “frame” the space. Check out the artwork here.
This stunning dining room design manages to be delicately elegant while still filling out the enormous space available.
Making interesting choices with your lighting can really help to add drama to a large dining room design.
23. Two Heads
With a large enough space, anything is possible. Check out how the dining room table here is able to accommodate two chairs at both heads.