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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mix-And-Match Dining Chairs For A Casual Kitchen Or Dining Room

Over the last few years, kitchens and dining rooms have gotten a lot more casual. Large, open kitchens aren’t just for cooking anymore – they can be used as a gathering spot for the whole family and a convenient hub for entertaining. And often dining rooms are no longer necessarily their own separate space, but […]

Old Meets New: Retro Cross Back Dining Chairs

For a long time now, the design world has been putting a lot of focus on the kitchen – specifically, large kitchens and kitchen islands. But after a few years of neglect, formal dining areas are starting to get a little love again. Many old fashioned designs are coming back in vogue, and cross back […]

Cute, Colorful Retro Dining Chairs For A Casual, Eclectic Dining Space

Often home design is talked about in broad strokes: modern, transitional, traditional, or other relatively narrow, unified categories like Louis XV or shabby chic. But lately a more eclectic approach to decorating has become more popular. That is, choosing elements from lots of different styles to build the look you want, rather than choosing specific […]

Contemporary Classic Dining Sets: Updated Antiques For A Modern Home

If there’s one big trend in home design today, it seems to be a push back against modern design. This is somewhat surprising, because modern design has been gaining steadily in popularity for years. According to some, it’s even overtaken traditional design in the bathroom and the kitchen. But increasingly, homeowners are looking for a […]