Traditional Dining Room
Take your decorating cues from traditional dining rooms designed and furnished to entertain, prompt conversation, and serve up style. Explore our gallery of traditional dining room designs, and you'll see why these dining rooms demand special attention. From the grandest of dining rooms to small-space eating areas, find traditional design ideas that appeal to your tastes, space, and lifestyle. Plus, learn how to pull together a dining room with color, pattern, window treatments, furniture arrangements, and accessories to transform it into a standout traditional space. Create a classic, eye-catching display by decorating dining room walls with ceramic dishes. Encourage guests to linger with a round dining table and upholstered armless chairs with peekaboo fabric backs. Add regal prominence and visual appeal to plain walls with molding, trim, wainscoting, and wallpaper. Traditional dining rooms also call for elegant illumination, so consider installing a chandelier and dimmer switch to create an elegant and functional focal point. Try a crystal or beaded chandelier for a bit of sparkle, or opt for Federal-style fixtures for an eye-pleasing balance.