13 of the Best Drop Leaf Tables for Flexible Dining in Your Small Space
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Designing your studio apartment is about to get way easier.
This $100 “Stunning” Dining Chair Looks Twice the Price (So Do These 8 Others!)Design Ideas
You'll have cash to spare for takeout.
Mar 1, 2024
15 Expandable Dining Room Tables Perfect for Small ApartmentsDesign Ideas
These tables are a no-brainer, especially when it comes to holiday entertaining!
Mar 1, 2024
15 Stylish Upholstered Dining Chairs for Every BudgetDesign Ideas
We went searching for upholstered dining chairs that will be friendly to your guests' backsides and bottoms while looking great in your dining room, too.
Feb 26, 2024
The 11 Best Dining Room Benches for an "Epic" Dinner PartyDesign Ideas
Can we squeeze in here?
Feb 16, 2024
The Best Small-Space Dining Tables That Can Double as Work DesksDesign Ideas
If you're living in a little space and need a little table to match, look no further than this list of tables that can function as a place to eat *and* work.
Dec 15, 2023
Sitting Pretty: 8 Timeless Chairs Your Dining Room Needs Right NowDesign Ideas
Windsor-style never goes out of style
Nov 6, 2023
This Internet-Famous, Space-Saving Dining Table Set Just Got a New Look — and It’s On Sale!Design Ideas
Shop the dining sets in six new wooden finishes.
Aug 31, 2023
Our Favorite Drinking Glasses to Use Every Single DayDesign Ideas
Good design isn’t just for wine glasses and fancy occasions. We like to incorporate it into everything we use on a daily basis, from the rugs under our feet to the lighting above. And that includes our regular tableware. So if you’re looking for beautiful drinking glasses that you can use every day, look no further than these 11 picks.
Jul 31, 2023
This Nursery Staple Belongs in Your Grown-Up Kitchen, and Here’s Why
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You may be surprised how well this youthful decor element works in this setting.
May 29, 2023
The Best Counter Height Dining Sets You Can Buy Now
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Elevate your dining experience.
Jun 27, 2022
These Handmade Pasta Bowls Are Perfect for Comforting Winter Meals — But They’ll Likely Sell Out FastDesign Ideas
Since I A) live in Brooklyn and B) basically live to eat good pasta, I was naturally very excited to learn of a recent collaboration between chef-designed ceramics brand Jono Pandolfi and celebrated chef Missy Robbins. Missy is the mastermind behind popular Brooklyn-based pasta restaurants Lilia and Misi (be still my heart), so this is one collaboration that feels like a long time coming.
Dec 1, 2021
These Bright Fiesta Mixing Bowls are Perfect for Serving and Storing — and on Major SaleDesign Ideas
I'm obsessed with the bright orange three-quart one!
Jun 11, 2021
Nordstrom Just Launched a Hidden Shop of Sure-to-Impress Kitchen Gifts
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They're all $100 or less.
Feb 2, 2021
High & Low: An “Old Hollywood Meets Contemporary” Dining RoomDesign Ideas
If you’re lucky enough to have the space for a formal dining area then we’ll all just be patiently waiting for our dinner party invite. Really though, if you have the space, large or small, it’s great to put the effort into making your dining area memorable because let’s face it, it’s not common these days that we have the time to stop and enjoy a meal together.
Jul 17, 2020
Get Set: The Year’s Best Dining TablesDesign Ideas
Balancing your plate on your lap and eating over the kitchen sink may work for awhile but at some point you’ll feel better about life if you eat at a proper table. While it may seem like a waste of space, especially in a small apartment, a dining table can become an essential piece of furniture, used for meals, crafts and even serving as a work station. Check out this roundup of dining tables big and small to see if there’s one that will fit in your home.
Mar 11, 2020
Anthropologie is Having a Sale on Entertaining EssentialsDesign Ideas
Score 20% off for a limited time.
Feb 26, 2020
High & Low: One Casual Dining Look, Two BudgetsDesign Ideas
No matter the size of your home, I think it’s really important to create a casual, comfortable, welcoming space in which to sit down and enjoy a meal. If you’re lucky enough to live in a larger space, this could be where you eat your morning cereal while poring over the latest news or your favorite home decor site (hint hint).
May 4, 2019
Proof that IKEA’s TOBIAS Chair Works With Any StyleDesign Ideas
Half the fun of flipping through the glossy pages of a furniture catalog is fantasizing about the bed, sofa or chair living in your own home. But it can be tough to envision the design in your space when your home’s style doesn’t quite match the impeccably styled look on the page. So abandon the catalog and check out these gorgeous real-life homes. This contemporary dining chair is sleek, shapely, easy-to-clean and most importantly…versatile!
May 3, 2019
The Surprising Classic Chair That Can Work With Any Decor StyleDesign Ideas
Classic chairs are usually called that for a reason — they made an impact on history and their designs have endured. But not all classic chairs are made the same (literally or figuratively) or fit with every style of home decor. The shapely Panton Chair featured in this post does, surprising, despite its statement-making modern outline. See how this famous chair looks fabulous in these six differently designed dining rooms, from glam to minimal and more.
May 3, 2019
8 Clever Dining Room Design Ideas We’re Stealing from IKEADesign Ideas
When you want smart space-saving strategies, you can pretty much turn to IKEA. Almost all of their interior images are built sets, so they’re jam packed full of editorial ideas that someone has dreamt up and turned into reality. Inspiration abounds, and yet, these IKEA “homes” still feel like real homes with actionable ideas beyond just buying a table or a sofa or whatever.
May 3, 2019
The Best Extra Seating to Keep on Hand During the HolidaysDesign Ideas
With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s about that time to eat, drink and be merry, and if you are hosting this holiday season, you’ll be elbow deep in charcuterie and wine charms before you can say “Black Friday Blowout.” With the cousins in town or the neighbors stopping in, there’s one thing that you’ll need no matter your spread: extra seating.
Nov 15, 2018
These Amazon Dining Room Buys Are Great for First Apartments–And BeyondDesign Ideas
When it comes to buying furniture, some pieces stay with you for a year or two, and some for a lifetime. But when it comes to buying furniture on a budget, more can fall into the former camp. And while some inexpensive options might be required to get started while you save up for more investment pieces, it’s also nice when those inexpensive pieces can grow with you.
Sep 29, 2018
Interior Define Just Launched the Most Beautiful Dining CollectionDesign Ideas
Interior Define may be best known as a great source for customizable sofas and chairs, but now it’s making waves in the dining room as well. The company just debuted a new fully customizable dining collection to give customers the chance to create a set that perfectly suits their style. The centerpiece of the new collection is the Hayes table, a clean-lined piece that is available in four finishes and three different shapes (round, square, or rectangle).
Jun 18, 2018
Get the Look: Mix and Matching in the Dining RoomDesign Ideas
I’m such a big fan of eclectic style—which is really just a nicer way of saying mixing things up. I mean, who can just pick one style anyway? Pulling together an eclectic look comes naturally to some but can be tricky for others. The dining room is a great space to start mixing things up because there are so many different elements layered in one look, and you can really have some fun with the dynamic between the table and the chairs.
Apr 13, 2016