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No room for a dining table? Think again!

Most of us dream of sitting comfortably around a stylish dining table while socialising with friends and building family bonds. However, the reality is that a lot of us find ourselves in homes that simply don’t have adequate space for great big dining tables, let alone dining rooms.

But hang on before you put that plate of food on your lap – we might have a few suggestions…

1. A two-in one solution

勝どきマンションリフォーム, ヤマトヒロミ設計室 ヤマトヒロミ設計室 Kitchen

Did you know your kitchen island can also function as a dining space? See how expertly this timber table flows out of the centre island.

All that’s needed now is a few style-appropriate stools.

2. Not just for breakfast

Transversal Expression, Susanna Cots Interior Design Susanna Cots Interior Design Modern kitchen

Don’t dismiss your breakfast bar/peninsula so quickly. Add a few stylish chairs, dress it up with some sleek cutlery, place settings and wine glasses, and you have an instant dining space fit for any formal occasion!

3. Double duty

Ispirazione nordica, ministudio architetti ministudio architetti Minimalist dining room

Who says you need to commit to a stand-alone room for dining? This minimalist timber table looks most stylish in this kitchen. And when cooking times arrive, simply move away the chairs and watch that dining table become a kitchen island.

4. To the wall!

homify Rustic style dining room

Ever thought of turning a wall ledge into a dining area? This example works perfectly in this image above, so why not in your own home?


5. Fold it neatly

Single, Cancio Fábrica de Muebles S.A. Cancio Fábrica de Muebles S.A. Dining roomDressers & sideboards

You get folding chairs, so why not folding tables? Simply store that ingenious creation in a closet somewhere when not in use.

6. Don’t be square

Via Castaldi - Milan, Fabio Azzolina Architetto Fabio Azzolina Architetto Modern houses

Did you know that round shapes take up less space than square ones? Opt for a pretty little round table instead and let’s see how much legroom that conjures up for mealtime.

7. Table, meet banquette

Richmond Kitchen Laura Gompertz Interiors Ltd Kitchen Purple/Violet Banquette seating,Island seating,island,purple,Brassica,Farrow and Ball,family kitchen,family,dining,dining area,L-shape island

This is a classic combo that results in a highly efficient use of space – and can turn a bare corner into a family-friendly dining spot.

8. Take it out when necessary

homify KitchenTables & chairs

The design gods have blessed us with numerous gifts, like this island with a built-in extension that comes out at mealtime!

Courtesy of Homify | Johannes Van Graan



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