By Bi5MiLl4hRunamuckfestival. Dining Room Set. At Wednesday, November 07th 2018, 02:26:33 AM.
There is more to dining room furniture than the dining set alone. Most dining rooms have a cupboard in conjunction with some display room. These units are useful to store extra items of crockery and cutlery, to be used on occasion. They also serve to display vintage dinner sets, silver tea sets and other such exquisite items. Such units are usually made of sturdy wood, preferably spill and scratch resistant. These cupboards are covered with doors or even glass shutters. The colors could be matched with the dining set itself or painted in line with the wall color for a coordinated look. According to the principles of Feng Shui, mirrors placed in front of the dining table are considered auspicious, creating the illusion of doubling the food placed on the table.
As mentioned above, dining room size will determine the maximum size of dining set you can get. Suppose you want a bigger set to for your family but the room is small, then you need to work with the dimensions of your room. If your room is square, the best table to go for should be round or square as this will maximize available room. A rectangular or oval table will waste space. Conversely, for a rectangular room, an oval or rectangular set will be the most ideal.
It's not just design where we see differences, however. There has also been a fundamental change in the finishes and textures and how the wood is treated and used in modern dining furniture compared to its ancestors. Older pieces tend to accentuate the wood grain with finishes in the medium to dark range, like cherry and mahogany. Today's dining furniture styles tend to go more to extremes as far as finishes go. For the most part, modern dining sets are either really dark, from espresso to black, or really pale, with shades of white to lighter natural finishes.