Modern dining room pictures

Modern dining rooms can achieve both style and substance. Browse our pick of the best modern dining room designs and find a look that suits both your style and your use of the room. If you can’t find a modern style that suits your scheme, take a look at our country dining rooms and traditional dining rooms. And if you’re undecided, you can find your dream look with our pick of dining rooms for every style.

  • Festive dining area set for Christmas

    Festive dining area set for Christmas

    Useful storage has been created with built-in shelving around the door arch leading to the dining area, which is positioned between the family room and the kitchen.

    Artificial Christmas tree
    Balsam Hill

    Similar wooden table
    John Lewis

  • Contemporary Christmas dining area

    Contemporary Christmas dining area

    Channelling a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party vibe, this magical dining room truly inspires the joy and goodwill of the season! Against an intricate and vibrant Tiffany-green wallpaper and luxurious white-and-gold dining set, this colourful Christmas tree constructed from pom-poms creates a light, playful tone for a fun-filled festive season…one where even the ceramic geese are wearing paper crowns!

    Wallpaper
    Designers Guild

    Dining table and chairs
    Jonathan Adler

    Pom pom decorations
    RE

  • Modern dining room with Eames-style chairs

    Modern dining room with Eames-style chairs

    Be inspired by this modern open-plan dining room. Here a circular table is teamed with Eames-style dining chairs for a neat and compact dining area that’s perfect in an open-plan kitchen. Neutral walls and wood flooring are a practical choice and enhance the sense of space, while framed prints add a contemporary look.

    Similar dining chairs
    Lakeland Furniture

  • Retro dining room with white vintage table

    Retro dining room with white vintage table

    Create a contemporary dining room with eyecatching retro pieces and sculptural plants. Here a vintage white dining table has been teamed with Eames-style dining chairs. The focal point of this room is the vintage train reserving mirror, which makes a statement above the dining table.


    Similar dining chairs

    Cult Furniture

  • Modern festive dining room with gothic accessories and fairy lights

    Modern festive dining room with gothic accessories and fairy lights

    Punk up your Christmas with an anarchic colour scheme, primitive features and lashings of fairy lights. Stray from traditional by using spiky baubles and Goth-friendly accessories to give your table setting added attitude. An eclectic selection of wall and fairy lights really brings this scheme to life. After all, Christmas is the perfect time for excess.

    Similar dining table
    Made

  • Christmas dining room with brass sideboard

    Christmas dining room with brass sideboard

    For an opulent decorating scheme, don’t be afraid mix gold tones, as yellow, bronze and rose gold layer beautifully. In this dining room a beautiful Christmas display has been focused around a statement brass sideboard, with a sophisticated gold wallpaper as the backdrop. Here a beautiful noble fir wreath is decorated with gold apple and pear baubles, while LED lights in glass vases add sparkle.

    Sideboard
    Graham & Green

    Wreath
    Balsam Hill

  • Scandi-chic white dining room

    Scandi-chic white dining room

    Create a winter wonderland in your dining room by decorating with pale grey and white. This room has exquisite pale grey Rococo-style panelling and high ceilings, which forms a perfect wintery backdrop to an icicle chandelier, pared-back furnishings, and a beautifully decorated dining table complete with frosted wine glasses. For a luxe look drape cosy sheepskin rugs on white wishbone chairs.

    Similar wishbone chair
    The Conran Shop

  • Contemporary geometric dining room

    Contemporary geometric dining room

    Mix strong geometric shapes with soft pastel shades such as pink and green. This beautifully contemporary dining room has a striking dark grey table teamed with green wood chairs, while the modern geometric tiles create an eyecatching flooring design.

    Dining table
    Desalto at Chaplins

    Chairs
    Muuto at Twentytwentyone

  • Dining area with giant skylight

    Dining area with giant skylight

    Make the most of all available light. A giant skylight floods this eating area with light, exposing the grey table, which has been painted and covered with wax. A bold navy blue sofa draws the eye through to the sitting room.

    Paint
    Little Greene

    Abstract life painting
    Brissi

  • Contemporary dining room with designer pieces

    Contemporary dining room with designer pieces

    This breakfast area is in the heart of the kitchen at the end of the open-plan family area. It serves as a gathering spot for all of the family. Even though it is a practical area, the colours, art and furnishings create a stylish atmosphere.

    Pendants
    The Conran Shop

    Side chair
    Vitra

  • White dining room with mid-century style pieces

    White dining room with mid-century style pieces

    Create an elegant white dining space with mid-century furniture. The focal point of this elegant room is the classic mid-century furniture, which includes chairs by Medea chairs by Vittorio Nobili and Norman Cherner armchairs, which surround a bespoke oval table. This beautiful white room with high ceilings has been fitted with a black pendant light for a contemporary touch.

    Dining chairs
    Midcentury East

    Pendant light
    Tanguy Rolin

  • Dark blue dining room with contemporary chairs

    Dark blue dining room with contemporary chairs

    Choose contemporary chairs in bright shades for your dining room. Dark blue walls created an understated backdrop to the brightly coloured Roman blind and chairs. For storage, display your favourite plates and accessories in a large glazed dresser.

    Kartell dining chairs
    Heal’s

    Cupboard
    Graham & Green

  • Retro dining area with drop-leaf table and chairs

    Retro dining area with drop-leaf table and chairs

    Be inspired by this beautifully styled small dining area, which is tucked away in the corner of an open-plan family living room. A vintage Formica drop-leaf table, typical of the 1950s, has been teamed with mid-century dining chairs. Coloured framed prints and fresh flowers bring the look up to date.

    Similar Formica drop-leaf table
    Etsy

    Similar vintage dining chairs
    Etsy

  • Botanical dining room with concrete table and rose mural

    Botanical dining room with concrete table and rose mural

    A concrete table looks fabulous inside and out – the polished-stone top and acacia stand add warmth to a light-filled room. Place a simple canvas of botanical art on a canvas, poster or art on a wall for a subtle nod to this key trend.

    Table
    Hudson at Neptune

    Chairs
    David Lopez Quincoces at The Conran Shop

  • White and wood kitchen with black accents and eye-catching artwork

    White and wood kitchen with black accents and eye-catching artwork

    Create a sense of occasion in a dining area with eye-catching wall art set within a scheme of black and white that’s tempered by the natural warming tones of wood. Feature pendant lighting marks the table out at the centre of the action. A lovely setting for entertaining friends and family.

    Lighting
    Lindsey Adelman

    Chairs
    Normann Copenhagen

  • Light and open dining room leading to conservatory

    Light and open dining room leading to conservatory

    Create a dining room the whole family can eat in with a proper dining table and enough chairs for everyone. Choose light wood and neutral chairs to keep the room feeling light and airy, and add personal touches such as a faux-antique clock to complete this classic decorating scheme. A winning space for Sunday dinners.

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    Clock
    Pretty Maison

  • Mediterranean-chic dining room with distressed wood furniture

    Mediterranean-chic dining room with distressed wood furniture

    Set the mood for relaxation with an informal dining set. Swap two chairs for a bench to create a laid-back feeling and give the look a rustic edge with distressed wood. Make a feature of artisan ceramics by displaying a group of decorative blue-and-white plates on the wall.

    Wallpaper
    Thibaut

    Bench and dining chairs
    Lombok

    Ceiling light
    Habitat

  • Contemporay dining room with original artwork

    Contemporay dining room with original artwork

    Mix and match pattern and colour in unexpected ways to create personality in a contemporary dining room. Here one-of-a-kind chairs, featuring original artworks on the seat backs, bring an artistic touch. Different scale patterns in matching tones – on the seat pads and the rug – create a compact zone in an open-plan space, which is punctuated by two minimal drum shades hung low over the table.

    Similar chairs
    La Maison Chic

    Lampshades
    Holloways of Ludlow

    Rug
    Designers Guild

  • Elegant dining room with blue and grey tones

    Elegant dining room with blue and grey tones

    A corner of a living room is turned into a beautiful dining space with coastal charm. A pale blue radiator cover decorated with shells sets the seaside tone while a small round wooden table makes the most of the compact space.

    Table
    One World Trading Co.

    Similar chairs
    Oka

  • A sophisticated white dining space with natural textures

    A sophisticated white dining space with natural textures

    Bring a white room to life with beautiful natural textures. A marble counter keeps the space bright and fresh, while black dining furniture creates a striking contrast. Parquet flooring is a sophisticated touch that completely pulls the scheme together.

    Chairs
    Normann Copenhagen

    Flooring
    Solid Floor

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