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Dine Fine: How to Choose a Luxury Dining Table for Your Home

by Vanhishikha Bhargava 01 Sep 2021 0 Comments

The pandemic has transformed our lives. The way we work, live, think — everything has a new meaning to it. With remote working being the new normal, even with the gradually lifting lockdowns, we have also got the chance to be re-acquainted with our families. Dining rooms became a venue of flourishing laughters as we started sharing meals again. With families coming together came the need to expanding our dining tables and rethinking our dining room decor, for good.

But, how to choose the dining table of right size, what luxury kitchen appliances should go with it, and what should be the height? These are the questions that bother everyone who is aware about the decor mechanisms. Without further ado, let’s address it all and more in this handy guide to choosing the right luxury kitchen dining table for your family.

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Choosing the right luxury kitchen dining table

There are a few things to keep in mind while choosing the right dining table. 

From the space available to you to the material used in the making of the dining table, the seating and what you’d like to use it for, there’s a lot of things you need to look into. 

So let’s go over some of them. 

#1 Size of the dining room

The first step should be to study and analyse how much space you have in your kitchen,  dining room or the living cum dining room area. The reason this is important is that you need to ensure you pick a dining table size that still gives you enough room to move around - especially with the seating around. 

There should be an ideal distance of three feet between any respective side of your dining table set and the next piece of furniture or even the wall, for a set-up that allows comfortable movement.

#2 Shape of the table

how to choose a dining table shape

This is another aspect that you should consider. Mostly, for smaller families, you can consider a circular or even square-shaped luxury kitchen and dining set-up. However, for a larger group, the best option is rectangular luxury kitchen dining table sets.

wooden round dining table

A new decor fad in the market is that of a triangular dining table as well. As long as you are comfortable and the table meets your current requirements, it should be good. The shape should accommodate well with the shape of the room and the space available.

wooden six seater dining set

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#3 Material used

Another factor to keep in mind is the material that is used in the making of your luxury kitchen dining table. Our suggestion would be to choose hard woods such as oak, mahogany, walnut, teak, etc. These materials are easy to clean and maintain and are durable as well. 

You can even go for a glass top for that added effect to your decor. Glass tops are great if you want some reflective brightness in your dining space. The only problem is that these are prone to chipping and fingerprint stains.

Another advantage is that even when you realise the table is getting ruined in part, you can always reuse the rest of the wood to create another piece of decor or simply fashion a new look out of it. This is hardly possible in any other material. 

Purchasing tables from sustainable brands that encourage recycling and services further makes it a good option as you do not need to make a complete switch every time there is a problem with the dining table.

wooden rectangle dining table

#4 Decor theme

Not everyone wants a simple old-fashioned way of collating decor. If you are the one who is creating a home as per a theme and want the dining room to be in sync with that idea, you should factor in your luxury kitchen dining table’s look as well.

If you are fond of creating period styles inspired from vintage eras, heavily decorated dining table sets with motifs should be your choice. They are a perfect combination of contemporary and old designs and gel well with the decor.

handpainted wooden dining table

On the other hand, if you are going for a clean and modern look with pastel walls as the backdrop, dining table sets with patterns will sit well with the rest of the decor. Ensure that there is no other piece of furniture with similar or other print or it would clash horribly.

The whole idea is to mix and match in a manner that enhances the overall look of the space.

circular wooden dining table

#5 Dining table seating

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You can choose one of the best luxury kitchen dining tables, but it is not complete without the right set of chairs or seating. The good part is, you don’t need to match. 

Obviously, you can pick a complete set if you want to, but these are the times when a little eccentricity in decor and interiors does not hurt. You can pick a dining table of your choice and chairs that compliment it best, even if they are not a part of the same family as far as design and colours are concerned. It’s all about having an eye for decor.

But your dining table seating is not just about looking good. They also need to be comfortable. Following are some of the things to keep in mind while choosing the seating for your luxury kitchen and dining set-up:

  • Ensure your chairs are compatible with the table and the distance between the seating and table should be somewhere between 8 to 14 inches
  • Check that the chairs or the seating you pick can be easily slid under the dining table 
  • The arms of the chairs should not bump against each other and there should be at least a two-inch space between two chairs
  • Mix and match but try to pick the dining table furniture in consistent material 

Sit right and eat clean with luxury kitchen dining sets

Each and every part of your home is a work of art and needs to be treated accordingly. From choosing the right bedroom decor to eating right with the dining table sets that are comfortable and beautiful, every aspect matters. Hence, it is important to be aware of the latest trends as well as the strength and durability of the furniture itself. A lot of it depends on the brand and its way of creating the furniture as well.

For instance, at Fabuliv we do not mass produce furnishing pieces, only for them to languish until the next order is placed. We know that each customer is different and so is each home. 

And so, our artisans handcraft and hand-paint each product when the order comes - even the dining table sets that you more often than not see ignored. You get a unique piece that is made just for you. 

Not only this, we use the best and most sustainable materials without any toxicity, so that you create memories with decor that lasts a lifetime at every meal.

With Fabuliv, we infuse life into your houses as you fashion a home out of them. Add a touch of pristine class to your house, with us. To keep yourself up to date with the latest trends and deals in decor, follow us on Instagram.

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