Dining room ideas - Est Living

Dining room design is ever-changing – from meeting space, feast hub, and all-time occasions venue. These multifunctional spaces get more attention with trendsetters’ uplifting dining room ideas. As a feature in any abode, it should hold fun and pleasing characteristics. Fortunately, the 2023 dining room trends will be plentiful! Read on for the best ideas!  

Top dining room trends for 2023 - Anna Y
Top dining room trends for 2023 in a design by Decorilla designer, Anna Y.

When thinking about dining room ideas and interior design trends in 2023, there are a few styles to keep in mind. The main areas to focus on are delightful decor, sizable space, cozy colors, and natural nuances.

Tip: It’s important to know that 2023 dining room design trends come in many different styles. Taking an interior design style quiz can help designers pinpoint which trends match your personal style! 

1. Natural Wood for a Rustic-yet-Sophisticated Look

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Dining room ideas 2023 showcased in a design by Decorilla designer, Selma A.

As the world leans toward sustainably sourced natural materials, timber is certainly here to stay. Adding ethical wood to your interior through a table, chairs, or a feature wall can bring warmth and eco-friendliness to your space. It can also be used for many other fixtures, like flooring, decor, lighting, and more. 

2. Light & Bright is Key

Dining room ideas for 2023 - Courtney B
Dining room ideas for 2023 by Decorilla designer, Courtney B.

Dining room ideas for 2023 are rich in neutral tones and natural light. Embracing daylight, greenery, and cozy colors can bring a sense of serenity to the area. If sunlight isn’t an option for your dining room, incorporate gentle layers of light. Downlights, minimal pendants, and even skirting underlighting can work wonders.

3. Electric Styles & Pop Art 

Dining room color trends 2023 - Sierra G
Bold design featuring dining room color trends 2023 by Decorilla designer, Sierra G.

Electric decor and pop art are making a comeback in traditional and online dining room design. A great (sizable) piece of modern art on a dedicated wall, or a center placement that gleams with vivid colors, will make any room alluring. You can have fun with this 2023 dining room trend. Go all out with electric hues or keep it simple with one statement piece – like a feature wallpaper or wall art.

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Rustic trending dining table in a moody interior by Decorilla designer, Wanda P.

Dining room table trends in 2023 include styles for every aesthetic. Whether you enjoy modern or rustic, round or square, you’re sure to find something you love or something unexpectedly wonderful. Let’s take a look at the most prominent pieces.

4. Live-Edge Wooden Dining Tables

Trending dining table 2023 - Bali Interiors and Arlen A
Trending dining room sets by Bali Interiors (left) and Decorilla designer, Arlen A. (right)

We’re seeing more designers embrace organic dining room ideas, which means they’ll overflow in 2023. Live-edge wood tables showcase the natural shape of a tree in a practical form. It is a superb feature that promotes an earthy feel. Plus, once you pair it with contemporary, sleek chairs and decor, it’ll sing pleasing contrasts.

5. Trending Surfboard Dining Tables

Dining room table trends 2023 - Kristina B
Trending dining room table by Decorilla designer, Kristina B.

Surfboard, oval, or oblong dining tables have created a buzz in the 2023 dining room trend projections. These semi-rectangular tables are a go-to for top designers and offer that much-needed space for a large family or gathering. The tables may be styled with chairs only or a banquette seating arrangement, which proves them very versatile.

6. Alternative Table Bases

Trending dining table - Tammy M
Trending dining table styles by Decorilla designer, Tammy M.

Café, bistro, and dining tables are getting all the more flexible. In 2023, we can look forward to mixing and matching beyond chairs and décor. With a few popular merchants already in on the trend, many others are set to follow. You’ll be able to switch it up with a ball, an hourglass, or a wishbone-style base with a top of your preference.  

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Trending dining chairs by Decorilla designer, Erika F.

No dining room is complete without its table and, most importantly, its chairs. There are several trendy options – here are a few favorites. 

7. Miss-Matched Dining Chairs

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Dining room chair trends 2023 in a room by Decorilla designer, Ryley B.

Don’t be afraid to miss-match chairs, within reason, when contemplating dining room chair trends in 2023. Pair Parsons or Windsor chairs with benches or banquette seating to bring more space and style to the room.

8. Trending Curved Dining Chairs 

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Trending round dining chairs in a room by Decorilla designer, Wanda P.

Although they have been around for many years, curved dining chairs get revamped in the coming year. Alongside the surfboard table style, the curved chair design can keep your dining room flowing. Beautiful rounded lines will undoubtedly bring balance in typically rectangular spaces. So, prepare to see plenty of curvy dining room trends and ideas in 2023.

9. Swivel Dining Room Chairs

Trending dining chairs and tables - Kate Marker Interiors & Wanda P
Trending dining chairs by Kate Marker Interiors (left) and Decorilla, designer, Wanda P. (right)

Swivel chairs are an entertainer’s dream. With the easy movement to navigate conversations and more, having these chairs in your dining room will make a world of difference. They have also proven to be the more comfortable chair out of the myriad of seating options, so your guests and family will love you for it!

Dining room color trends for 2023 - Casey H
Dining room color trends prediction for 2023 by Decorilla designer, Casey H.

The 2023 dining room color trends encompass warm, earthy, and eclectic looks. Even though these hues may differ, a pop of color here or an earthy feature wall there might be what your space needs.

10. Trending Neutral Stone Hues

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Keeping with the trend of rustic colors; neutral stone hues will be a big dining room trend in 2023. Pairing these tones with greens and browns gives the room a natural and refined feel. These stone colors are also easy to use on any canvas; walls, furniture, and decor.

11. Electric Eclectic

New eclectic dining room color trends 2023

A pop of flashy color or electrifying features promotes a futuristic and exciting feel. Dining room color ideas in 2023 would be amiss without this style. A pop-art picture, an other-worldly light fixture, or a set of bright blue geometric chairs will impress your guests and family.

12. Warm Feature Walls 

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Dining room color trends for 2023 through wood accents by Decorilla designer, Drew F.

Feature walls come into their own in the dining room – no longer limited to living rooms or bedrooms. Warm tones are especially popular for the coming seasons. Moreover, you can incorporate the trend with organic materials – from wood to cork to honey-brown stone. Pair with gentle yellow and black, and you’ll have designed a beautifully chic space.

Are you ready to feast in style with dining room trends in 2023? 

Choosing decor, colors, and furniture needed to make a dining room chic can be trying, but our expert designers can help. Schedule a Free Interior Design Consultation to get started today!


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