Apart from the added convenience of having your eating space directly adjacent to your cooking space, eat-in kitchens, or dining room/kitchen combinations are a stylish and often highly desirable option for a sophisticated dwelling. Providing an open integration of the two living zones, this neat pairing is both trendy and excellent for a family friendly abode.
Today on homify we are paying homage to the humble kitchen and dining room, by presenting you with our favourite 8 examples of this timeless marriage. Whether you desire a classically designed room, or lean more towards a ground-breaking test of modernity, we have a scheme to suit you! Read on below to gain a little domestic inspiration, while peeking inside some of today's most glamorous and well-designed properties.
If you are working with a compact floor plan, consider built-in bench seating to provide a sleek and clutter free ambience. This example is a perfect demonstration of space-saving design, which works extremely well with the room's minute dimensions.
Living in Hong Kong often means we need to sacrifice a little space in our homes. However, this neat apartment wonderfully combines a fully functional kitchen, along with enough dining space to host a stylish shindig, or intimate dinner party.
Perfect for those who boast a larger than normal floor plan, this open and airy space is beautifully spacious, and wonderfully welcoming with the slimline kitchen and adjacent dining area.
If you are considering a new layout for your home, ensure you chat to an architect to the get the right advice, and a style to suit your dwelling and your desired aesthetic.
With enough room to seat the entire family, this bench style dining space is beautifully paired with an informal breakfast bar, ensuring everyone has enough space and somewhere to relax.
Not content to be on its own, this dining table is joined to the kitchen island, providing an inclusive sense of cohesion and movement within the room. Replete with an earthy colour scheme, this space has a Scandinavian essence to its design, creating a simplistic yet inviting aura.
Prefab housing has come a long way in the last couple of decades, and now boasts beautifully modern designs that are sure to impress.
This dining space is within a compact modular house, which beautifully combines the kitchen and the dining space. Sleek and chic, this is definitely one home we would love to visit!
Nothing says classic, refined taste quite like this gorgeous country style kitchen. Replete with a range of pastel hues, and beautifully lit thanks to the ample glazing, this is one kitchen and dining room that simply oozes appeal!
The last kitchen and dining room on our list is seriously stylish! Replete with a dark feature wall, contrasting metallic pendant lights, and a beautifully comfortable dining setting, this is one set up that is unlikely to diminish in style of pizazz.
We particularly love the bench style seating, which allows the table to be reconfigured should the space need to be used for something else.
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