I need help with my built-in, in my dining room
June 6, 2012 in Design Dilemma
I'd like to put a built-in, in my dining room with some nice details and interest. Any suggestions?
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Manon Floreat
I think a really nice detail is having built-ins with lighting. It provides an opportunity to showcase special belongings as well as provide ambient light. Depending on your preferences you could do a contemporary built in with glass doors and lights.

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Or you could go for something more transitional, such as open shelving:

Conard Romano Architects

Is your dining room open to the rest of the house? If so, you'll probably want to consider the elements there so there is some cohesion, such as moulding, finish, hardware, etc.

Do you have a photo of your space? You can also search Houzz for dining room with built ins. It'll help you define what you like.
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Thank you for your help :)
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Mint Design
It would help to see a floorplan or photos of your space. I like corner cabinets in a dining and I agree with Manon, it is nice to have the interiors lit. If you use wood shelves, place them at the same level as the horizontal mullions and put lighting behind either horizontal or vertical baffles so all shelves are lit.
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