Now that you have found the right dining room table and chairs, you need the ideal place to store serveware, barware and other dining necessities. Trying to decide on the right type of storage could be hard — the options are endless — so narrow it down until you start your search. Are you a minimalist? A social butterfly? A salvage queen? Keep reading to pinpoint which type of dining storage is suitable for you and your home.
You: Love rustic design
Your storage: The hutch cabinet
A hutch cabinet is the perfect complement to your antique farm table and Windsor chairs. The charming farm-kitchen appeal is undeniable. Plus, the practicality of having dishes on display and closed storage below makes the hutch a welcome piece of furniture in many a dining area.
Synthesis Design Inc..
You: Are a minimalist
Your storage: Floating credenza
Clutter doesn’t belong in a dining area this tidy, which means not only will be showing fine china from this question, but so is showing the credenza’s legs. This modern credenza provides ample space to put away dishes and napkins from sight, and installing it on the wall and off the floor opens up the ground area.
If you do not have the freedom to install a floating shelf, then there are lots of beautiful and minimalist stand-alone sideboards that mimic the same appearance.
You: Never know how many people are coming to dinner
Your storage: A bookcase
As your guests gather around the extended table — fitting onto the bench you have supplied — you share tales and laugh over anecdotes. A bookshelf filled with framed photos and documents, reference books, cookbooks and mementos will come in handy as you illustrate your points and make new memories at each meal.
You: Are a lover of clean, modern lines
Your storage: A combo of credenza and wall shelving
An easy no-frills credenza and spacious shelves, such as the String line over, combines the practicality of this hutch and the space-saving minimalism of the floating credenza. There is just enough room to display some items, but not too much it will become cluttered. This is a good alternative if you rent (or just like to change your furniture layout often), since it’s possible to take the pieces together with you.
Arch Studio, Inc..
You: Are conventional
Your storage: Custom built-ins
If you are able to afford this choice, you know you’re doing your conventional dining area a favor by installing custom built-in cabinetry at which every spare inch has been configured to optimize efficacy. The resulting unit is fine and timeless.
Martha Angus Inc..
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Life in the Fun Lane
You: Are a conservationist
Your storage: A salvaged and Ranked agency
A repurposed chest is a superb solution for those useful DIYers who have a thrill from storing furniture with good bones in the garbage dump. A good chest of drawers found on Craigslist, curbside or in a thrift shop could be transformed into a stunning dining room buffet with a couple of coats of paint and new hardware.
Mercedes Corbell Design + Architecture
You: Love classic midcentury modern design
Your storage: A vintage piece
The 1960s and ’70s were fabulous occasions for major furniture manufacturers to invest in modernist designers and produce collections which are still highly regarded today. By Way of Example, there’s the Brasilia by Broyhill, the Declaration by Drexel and Haywood Wakefields to keep an eye out for. They are relatively simple to find on eBay or through traders and will only increase in value over time.
Studio One-Off Architecture & Design
You: Are edgy and not afraid to take risks
Your storage alternative: A brightly hued sideboard
Go for it and paint which sideboard you have been dying to dress up. Whether the door fronts are painted using a bright saturated color or laminates are used to energize the dining room, the piece is bound to gets lots of attention at your next dinner party.
You: Love the nightlife
Your storage: A unit using a minibar and mood lighting
On those nights you can not get from the home, have an intimate party in your home instead. A stocked minibar and wine cooler tucked within your dining room furniture will make any dinner feel like a party. Add an accent section to the wall, such as rock cladding or punchy background, and some accent lighting to produce the feel of your favorite couch.