A Quick Look at the Advantages of Choosing Armless Dining Chairs

We accept armless chairs as a staple of current dining room furniture, but have you ever thought about why? Dining chairs are necessary furniture in our homes, but rarely get thought about in comparison to flashier, bigger pieces like couches and beds. Designers love trying to make the dining chair step up to the plate […]

Alternative Dining Table Options (For When You Don’t Have A Dedicated Dining Room)

Everyone uses their dining room a little differently. For some, a dining room is a large, separate room where you gather your extended family and friends for large holiday meals. For others, it’s a small space where you and the people you live with share a quiet, intimate meal. But having a separate dining room isn’t […]

Get the Look: Medieval Touches to Add Throughout the Home

Long for an era you never got to be a part of? Bring medieval life to you with these choice furnishings to accentuate your existing furniture throughout the home. You don’t have to retreat to outdated castle living and all its drawbacks to have a home reminiscent of medieval finery; a surprising amount of medieval-style […]

Buffets And Beyond: Choosing The Best Storage For Your Dining Room

In any dining room, the table and chairs are going to be the stars of the show. But while they may take front and center (and certainly get the most use), it’s not unusual to sneak in an extra piece or two for added storage. That said, there are a whole lot of options out […]

Stylish Dining Chairs To Put The Formal Back In The Dining Room

Over the past few years, the formal dining room has sort of fallen by the wayside as homeowners and designers alike clamor for bigger, more open and more integrated kitchens. But the maligned formal dining room is starting to make a comeback, with a strong emphasis on the formal. This might be surprising, since the […]

Reclaimed Wood Furniture Makes A Comeback With Nuevo Living

Weathered, reclaimed, and restored furniture and furnishings have seen a huge boom in popularity in the last year, especially anything involving rugged, upcycled wood surfaces. From reclaimed factory furniture for an industrial style to a more eclectic, cottage-like flea market chic, practical antiques and innovative restorations have become must-have decor items. But you don’t have […]

Cute Retro Dining Chairs For Your Dining Room Or Kitchen Island

In the past few years there’s been a huge resurgence of many retro styles. Everything from midcentury seats all the way back to turn of the century antiques are making an appearance in dining rooms around the country. Rustic, reclaimed pieces have been especially popular, adding a homey, old fashioned accent to a contemporary kitchen. […]

Metal Dining Chairs For Just About Any Dining Room

Wood has long been the go-to material for dining room chairs, but it certainly isn’t the only option. Metal dining chairs are a unique and distinctive alternative, and have started to become popular not only in modern spaces, but also in very traditional ones, too. These sleek, gunmetal finished steel and aluminum chairs have an […]

Mid Century Modern Chairs Meet A Scandinavian Modern Decor

Mid century modern furniture is usually paired either with a very retro style or an incredibly modern one; by and large, there isn’t much middle ground between dark-wood-and-gem-tones and stark-lines-and-cool-colors. But lately mid century modern style chairs have found their way into a distinctly different, Nordic-inspired decor: Scandinavian modern design. This style is all about […]

Transparent Chairs: A Fresh Modern Twist On The Plastic Chair

Plastic chairs have something of a bad reputation. The phrase alone probably makes you think of cheapie outdoor furniture or maybe something made for a little kid. But high end, durable plastics have become a darling of modern design, particularly chairs made of clear polycarbonate. A spiritual successor to the white plastic chairs iconic of […]