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December 17, 2015
Formal entertaining is at the top of everyone's mind this time of year. Find inspiration in these stately dining rooms.
Berlin apartment with a modern dining room

Bruzkus Batek Architects transformed this apartment in a classical building in Berlin into a streamlined space lined with rich materials. The 1,500-square-foot space is a Moscow-based couple's second home. The stately dining setup features a custom table and Hans Wegner Wishbone chairs. PSLAB is responsible for the lighting concept throughout.

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Jens Bösenberg
Originally appeared in Black Marble Runs Through This Refined Berlin Apartment
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modern houses we love dining room marble walnut chandelier

In a couple’s Mexico City apartment designed by David Levy of Flexform, a Murano chandelier hangs above a marble-topped dining table from the showroom.

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Originally appeared in An Elegant Dining Room in Mexico City
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modern lakeside home in Australia kitchen and dining area with tom dixon pendant lamps and steel and marble dining table by chris connell

Tom Dixon pendant lamps hang above a steel-and-marble dining table by Chris Connell topped by Kate Hume vases and surrounded by painted Thonet chairs at this lush Australian estate

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Originally appeared in A House That Looks as Natural as the Landscape
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Dinning space interior

This minimalist Atlanta home’s informal dining space has a slightly rustic feel, sporting bronze and wood in the form of a Lindsey Adams Adelman chandelier for Roll & Hill and a table by Terry Dwan, mixed with folk-art touches like the Eames House Birds and a cuckoo clock from Diamantini & Domeniconi. The PK8 chairs from Republic of Fritz Hansen were designed by Poul Kjærlholm and sourced from Kuhl-Linscomb in Houston, Texas.

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Originally appeared in Lighting the Way
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Swedish Prefab Home, Dining Room

In the dining area of this Swedish prefab, Splügen Bräu pendant lamps for Flos hang over a Super-Elliptical table by Piet Hein and Bruno Mathsson for Fritz Hansen.

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Originally appeared in This Bright Green Prefab in Sweden Looks Just Like a Monopoly House
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Thorax House raised dining room

Instead of isolating the dining table and kitchen island at this Toronto home, architect Reza Aliabadi chose to raise the dining room floor in order to keep both surfaces the same height. The custom table is surrounded by Selene white leather chairs and an E23 wood bench. A lighting fixture from Royal Lighting hangs overhead.

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borXu Design
Originally appeared in An Airy Toronto Home with Incredible Double-Height Rooms
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Dining area and kitchen in a Mexico City home

A vintage Lightolier pendant and sleek Arclinea cabinets by Antonio Citterio stand out against a wall paneled in reclaimed pine in the kitchen of this indoor-outdoor Mexican home. Seating is a mix of Bertoia wire chairs and armchairs by the Mexican designer Hector Esrawe.

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Yoshihiro Koitani
Originally appeared in A Sublime Indoor-Outdoor Retreat in Mexico City
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Design Within Reach table and Eames chairs in dining room of Texas renovation by Arbib Hughey Design.

A Design Within Reach table and Eames chairs create an open dining room off the kitchen at this Austin house. A Cord Pendant light by Brendan Ravenhill hangs from the ceiling.

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Originally appeared in A Retired Couple Gives Their Home of Three Decades a Modern Renovation
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Berlin apartment with a modern dining room

Bruzkus Batek Architects transformed this apartment in a classical building in Berlin into a streamlined space lined with rich materials. The 1,500-square-foot space is a Moscow-based couple's second home. The stately dining setup features a custom table and Hans Wegner Wishbone chairs. PSLAB is responsible for the lighting concept throughout.

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