Dining table: All round but which one?
Lorene Frank Farrior
December 6, 2012 in Design Dilemma
My new flat has an open concept living area. The dining table will be a work space a great majority of the time.The room is grand and I'm using eclectic items. My 4 choices for a dining table: 1) a black table with little girth. Modern. Seats 4, 35" round. 2) Blond wood, handcarved, rustic. Seats 6. 55" round. 3) Original Arts and Crafts 1930's antique. Dark. Seats 4-24. 42" round. Thick beveled glass 40" round. No base at this time. I'm leaning to a comfy wingback for daily use or a country French armchair. Hardwood floors are medium in stain color and walls are vanilla. Cathedral church like-ceiling. Room is approximately 20x20. Seldom entertain on a large scale. Prefer intimate dinners. Unfortunately I'm unable to test them all. I have to get it right the first time. Opinion please:)
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Emily Hurley
Hi Lory, Do you have any photos of the space you can share to get a better idea of what might for you?
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decoenthusiaste
The 55" table, if you wish to put a rug under it, will need a rug that is at lease 8 1/2 feet around to allow for chair scoot and sit space. I think you can go even bigger if you want to. What is the style of your place? Would the A&C table that extends work in with your style? Of course, if you don't entertain, you don't need the length but you'd have great work space.
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Lorene Frank Farrior
Here are some photos. I'm hoping the landlord will let me replace the fan or remove it altogether.
Ceiling carries all the way across to kitchen.
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