How to Modernize Your Formal Dining Room

Floor plans have leaned more toward “open concept” in recent years, but don’t count out the formal dining room – it’s making a comeback in 2016! Embrace your formal dining room and modernize it with these five trends:

Interesting Lighting

Add an eye-catching light fixture to really spice up an eating area.


lighting 2

Go Rustic

Think mixed woods, beamed ceilings, and neutrals.

rustic 2


Mix & Match Furniture

Matchy-matchy is SO last year.

mix match

mis match 2


Bench Seating

Go with flexible, versatile seating in the dining room.

bench seating 2

bench seating 3

Add a pop of colour to mix things up even more:

bench seating

And what’s cozier than built-in bench seating?

bench seating 4

Eye-Catching Art

Create some conversation with an intriguing piece of art.

wall decor 2

wall decor

Leave a Reply