Choosing the right dining furniture can be an exciting thing to contemplate – after all, dining in is the new going out. Plus, a dining table is often the one piece of furniture that will be with you, and possibly the next generation down, for an awful long time. So it’s worth doing a little research to find the right design to suit your space and lifestyle, because creating a welcoming and comfortable dining area is more tricky than one might think.
It all hinges on how you envisage your dinner parties to be, from an elegant affair with crystal glassware and crisp linen napkins to a raucous Bacchanalian feast. Whatever your gastronomic proclivities, however, rest assured there is furniture out there to suit everyone, and a luxury interior designer can help you select exactly the right style.
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New York interiors are as diverse and different as the people who live in them – from traditionally elegant Brownstone buildings, to Greenwich Village loft apartments; cool, classic chic to funky and formidable. The unique style reflects the city’s blend of cultures, ideas, vitality, creativity and sophistication – it’s eclecticism at its best.
As apartments have increased in size over the last decade, so too has their level of sophistication in terms of luxury apartment design. The cramped bed-sit has now been replaced by towers of large-scale living spaces with multiple rooms, high ceilings and architectural detailing. Similarly, as room dimensions have changed, so has the interiors style and there are no strict rules about mixing up furnishings from different periods.
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