Counter- or bar-height tables, for example, can help draw up the eye, and round or oval tables can make a room feel bigger. Extendible and drop-leaf tables offer versatility and additional storage.
“Take the entire space into consideration,” Paul suggests. For example, “in basic spaces, use a more unique table,” and “for rooms with a view or a beautiful chandelier, choose a simpler table.”
Maximize every inch of your space with one of Paul’s top table picks.
SPLURGE: Bernhardt Abbot round metal dining table with glass top (houzz.com
), left. SAVE: Acme Rasia 72105 dining table (houzz.com
SPLURGE: Saarinen dining table with white base and Carrara marble top with shiny finish (knoll.com
), left. SAVE: Docksta table in white (ikea.com
SPLURGE: Invisible table in transparent amber (shopkartell.com
), left. SAVE: TPratt table in satin etched tempered glass with orange base (roomandboard.com
SPLURGE: Silhouette pedestal dining table (westelm.com
), left. SAVE: Gold-and-marble Leilani tulip dining table (worldmarket.com
SPLURGE: Solid-wood Redondo round dining table with walnut-veneer base (houzz.com
), left. SAVE: Sheryl dining table in walnut (allmodern.com