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Dining room decor can easily be inspired by a restaurant! The contemporary trend for minimal, almost industrial restaurants is good news for homeowners. The simple aesthetic is usually inexpensive to replicate yet still looks cool and professional.
A great idea would be to incorporate this look into an open plan living space that includes your kitchen for a true restaurant feel.
Remember that this restaurant inspired dining is “no fuss.” Simple woods, metal, concrete and plain white tile is all you really need as a backdrop. I really like the giant chalk board in the image above and is something that you can easily recreate, whether you paint an entire wall in chalk board paint or simply hang one up. Additionally, dining room lighting fixtures can be as basic as simple drum shades or even adjustable desk lights mounted to the ceiling!
Small apartments can also get a restaurant look. In fact, smaller bistro tables, small scale chairs, and adjustable bar stools are mainstays in restaurants are ideal for the home. Don’t forget that clear plastic furniture will make a space appear larger, while still offering ample seating. If budget is a real issue, try using simple outdoor dining chairs. Make sure to have cushions at the ready especially if you plan to stay at the dining table for a long time. Nobody will want to hang out if their backside begins to bark.
Shopping List for Restaurant Inspired Dining Room Decor: 1. Couture Polished Chrome Black Pendant Light 2. Set of Four Natural Organic Form Dining Chairs 3. Sirro Large Chrome and White Glass Pendant Light 4. Zuo Token Set of 4 Lightweight Aluminum Chairs 5. Astrid High Gloss White Dining Table 6. Uccello Uttermost Chalkboard with Bird Magnets
Photos: Style Carrot.
Rob is a Los Angeles-based designer who has a background in art history and was an expert at Sotheby's auction house. Formerly the host of "Inside The Auction" for the Fine Living Network, speaker for The Learning Annex and contributing editor for Valley Magazine and LA Bride Magazine, he has spent years bridging the gap between the world of design and the general public.
His design sensibilities are varied and can work in both traditional and contemporary styles. His interiors have most recently been published in Renovation Style Magazine.
Love the above showcased seating arrangement for restaurant , great and inspiring ideas to be considered!