Open Plan Dining Room Decorating Ideas

Room a Day: Open-Plan Dining Rooms

This one-bedroom apartment in Potts Point, Sydney, makes use of its dining table as a kitchen island for additional cooking countertop space.

Whether you live in a luxuriously large loft or a petite studio, utilizing an open-plan room arrangement can maximize the space you have and create a relaxed, free-flowing vibe. Since, let's face it, we don't all use our dining rooms on a regular basis, it's smart to work them into an open-plan space. Dining tables can double as desks or kitchen islands, and dining rooms can simply act as a hallway of sorts, connecting two more high-traffic rooms. Check out these fabulous open-plan dining rooms for some decorating inspiration!