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What lighting should I do over my dining table?

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Hi Marion!

Thank you so much for submitting this question to our Design Bar! I would love to help you with the lighting situation over your dining table. 

First off, love how you described your interior style lol! Second, I love the idea of adding multiple narrow pendants to fill the length of the dining table. Based on the length, Id do 5. Any...

Hi Venkata!

For most options I would probably recommend some sort of nailing or drilling into the wall so that whatever is placed there is securely hung. I don't th...

Hi Sara,

Unfortunately those chairs are no longer available as it was sold at Restoration Hardware and has been discontinued. Here at Decorist we just pro...

Hello Carrie,

Thanks for visiting the Decorist Design Bar for online interior design help. I look forward to helping you with your design dilemma.

Here are some ...

Hi Amy!

Thank you so much for reaching out to the Design Bar for help. I am happy to help you with your dining room light fixture selection.

I hope you are enjoy...

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How do I choose comfortable dining chairs?

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Hello Michele!  

Thank you for reaching out to the Design Bar! Deciding on all the little details of a room be quite tricky, so I’m happy you came to the Design Bar for a lit...

Hi Natalia!

I love the table you've chosen for the space! I'm seeing lots of brown in the space so I think the dining chairs are a great spot to bring in a lighter ...

Hi Jamie!

What a nice large space for a dining room! I love the large windows with natural light too! Because your space is more oblong shaped than square I would r...

Hey Amy! 

Happy Monday, hope you had a nice and relaxing weekend! Thanks so much for taking the time to submit this question to our Design Bar. 

So based off of this photo, im almost wondering if we would essentially connect this "dining space" and front seating area into the gene...

Hello Erin,

Thanks for visiting the Design Bar for interior design advice!  Im happy to share my recommendation for what to replace your barn doors with leadi...

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Accessory Help

Need help picking accessories to give your room a new look? Our interior designers can help with pillows, tabletop or mantle decor, lighting and lamps, art, rugs, and more. Examples of Accessory Help questions include help on creating a gallery wall of art an pictures in your living room, finding new bed linen and lighting to update your bedroom, decorating a nursery with wallpaper, or giving your family room a new look by adding new pillows and a new rug in a fresh color.

Design Dilemma

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Choosing Art

Finding art is one of the most frequently submitted questions our interior designers get. Art can help transform a space and is one of the hardest things to find. Great art also doesn't have to be expensive and our interior designers are great at finding options at every decorating budget level. The most interesting and dynamic designs also mix art from different styles and our designers can help you put together different pieces of art in your room.



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