Don't let your dining table sit forgotten until Thanksgiving. Take a cue from these well-appointed designer spaces and create a room you and your family will actually want to eat in.
A set of 1954 chairs by Osvaldo Borsani surrounds the custom-made dining table; the light fixture is by Lindsey Adelman, and the painting is by Robert Melee.
Circa-1935 chairs by Kaare Klint surround the custom-made dining table, the chandelier by Frederik Molenschot is from the Carpenters Workshop Gallery, and the vintage floor lamp was bought at the Saint-Ouen flea market; the painting is by Marc Quinn, and the doors and floor are oak.
A 1920s light fixture by O.C. White Co. hangs above a George II mahogany table in the dining room, the chairs are custom made, and the console is from the 19th century; the 1897 seascape is by Paul Kuhstohs, and the portrait was found at a Paris flea market.
The gateleg table and English chairs are from the 19th century, the billiard light fixture is antique, and the mural of Provincetown Harbor was painted by Rafael Arana.
The 19th-century dining table and chairs, with cushions in a Bennison fabric, are Italian, as are the 19th-century consoles and chandelier; the wood door frames are painted in faux marble, the antique painted chinoiserie wallpaper was duplicated by craftsmen in some sections, and the 19th-century rug is Persian.
In the dining room-cum-library, chairs by Castillo are covered in a cut-velvet stripe by Robert Allen with backs in a Jim Thomson fabric. The lacquer-and-brass table is by Maison Jansen; the walls and bookshelves are painted in Farrow & Ball's Rectory Red.
A French oak table is paired with 1950s chairs by Jules Wabbes and a circa-1950 French chandelier in the dining room; églomisé mirrors, framed in cerused oak, surround an 1830s marble fireplace, and the chevron floor is antique fumed oak.
The dining room table and chairs are custom made, and the light fixtures are by Hervé Van der Straeten; striped wallpaper by Osborne & Little and flooring of Carrara and Nero Marquina marble were installed in custom patterns.
The dining chairs, made to match the client's vintage pair by Jacques Quinet, and settees are upholstered in a Pollack fabric, the table and light fixture are custom designs, the walls are covered in a suede by Élitis, and the painting is by Charline von Heyl.
A chandelier by Jonas Bohlin for Örsjö Belysning hangs above a custom-made table in the kitchen; the chairs are by Magis, and the rug is sisal.
Chairs by Boca do Lobo surround a dining table by Patricia Urquiola for Glas Italia, the floor lamps are by Casamilano, and the custom-made ceiling fixture is by Art et Floritude.
The dining table is by Hervé Van der Straeten, the Charlotte Perriand chairs are from Cassina, the custom light fixture is by Lindsey Adelman, and the flooring is white oak; the video portraits of Lady Gaga are by Robert Wilson, the ceramics are by Cody Hoyt, and the series of drawings is by Jose Dávila.
Eames chairs surround a 19th-century Mexican table in the dining room; a light fixture by Olafur Eliasson and a sculpture by Yishai Jusidman flank a painting by Rubén Ortiz-Torres, and the rug by Jose Dávila was inspired by R. Buckminster Fuller.
A light fixture, a custom-made table, and chairs upholstered in a leather in the dining room; the candlesticks are by Jeff Zimmerman, and the walls are painted in 's DKC-84.
Painted Chippendale-style chairs surround a dining table covered with Marimekko fabric; the striped rug is by Dash & Albert, and the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore's Lily Lavender.
In the lacquered dining room, original and reproduction chairs upholstered in a velvet surround a table by ; the gilt-wood chandelier is early 19th century, and the Samarkand rug is from .
Jacques Adnet chairs surround a 1940s dining table by Roger Thibier, the chandelier is from the 1840s, and the rug is custom made; the drawing is by Konstantin Kakanias, the sconce is by Willy Daro, and the walls are sheathed in a custom-made wallpaper.
The dining room's chandelier and chairs are from , the grapevine table is by , and the pillows are by ; the hand-colored photograph is by Peter Beard.
An antique opaline-glass pendant light hangs above the marble dining table, which is surrounded by vintage chairs; the 19th-century gilt sunburst mirror is French, the Oushak rug is antique, the walls and ceiling are Venetian plaster, and the custom-made kitchen cabinets are cypress.
The dining room chairs include two originals by Maison Leleu, from Maison Gerard, as well as reproductions, all covered in a nubuck from Cortina Leathers; the resin-top table is a custom design, the painting is by Christian Marclay, and five Italian pendants form a single light fixture.
The dining table came from a Sotheby's auction, the antique chairs were purchased at Doyle New York, and the chandelier is a Paris flea-market find; the photograph is by Nathaniel Kramer, and the rug is by Stark.
Jacques Adnet chairs from the 1950s surround the custom-made dining table, the chandelier is by Peter Mikic, and the walls are upholstered in an Old World Weavers damask; the painting is by Jackie Saccoccio, and the floor is white oak.
A set of chairs by Carlo di Carli surrounds a dining table by Gio Ponti, a painting by Jonathan Saiz hangs above a 1950s rosewood console by Ico Parisi, and the lamp is by Les Dalo; the walls are painted in a pale gray by Guittet.
The dining room's chairs, upholstered in a Claremont mohair velvet, are custom made, as is the table by Blackman Cruz; the pendant lights are by David Wiseman, and the painting is by Nick Namarari.
Vintage Augusto Savini chairs surround a dining table by Khouri Guzman Bunce Lininger; the chandelier is by Lindsey Adelman, and the wall is paneled in stained zebrawood.