Using a dark color in a dining room can work well by night and day. During the day, a dark shade can provide an enveloping, cocooning feel that allows a place for relaxation and escape. By night the tones can create a sense of intimacy, especially with dining room designs like the flicker of well-placed candles and chandeliers.

Gray and black are the two currently in vogue dark paint colors that can transform your dining room into an ultra-dramatic space, like this one with the Bonsai Table from Limited Edition by Boca do Lobo. Dark isn’t for everyone, but for those who have extra daring souls.

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A black ambiance can overwhelm all the vibes of the modern dining room but with the perfect luxury furniture and draperies in front of the dark wall covering in your dining room creates that unspoken elegance, as this dining room with the beautiful Empire Dining Table from Boca do Lobo. Don’t be scared of the dark.

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One of the easiest and most overlooked ways to bring shades to your dark dining room is by changing up your lighting sources with modern ideas. Lighting can completely transform a space, adding luxury, mid-light ambiances, or a luxurious uniqueness to a room instantly.

dining room designs

dining room designs

The dining room is a curious feature of the home, sometimes a small table and chairs squeezed into a kitchen corner, at other times a grand, candelabra filled the expanse of a room, and much in between. Whatever the size, it’s the perfect space to experiment with bolder colors and dark schemes.

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