> By the Numbers: Tips for Dining Room Furniture
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By the Numbers: Tips for Dining Room Furniture
Mealtime is steeped in cultural tradition, but that doesn't have to be seen as a limitation when selecting dining furniture for your home. As we all know, dining areas can differ widely in many ways.</br></br>One consideration is how many people are taking part in meals on a regular basis in your home. A single guy in the big city might not need a kitchen table designed for a family of six. To make sure your décor for dining lands right on the money, take these pro tips to heart.</br></br><strong>The Single Life</strong></br></br>The lone wolf needs a sturdy, utilitarian table that can also fit a few more from the pack for those occasions when it’s a full moon. While you can browse our full selection of <a title="Dining Tables" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/kitchen-dining-furniture/dining-tables/?linkloc=reCanonical" target="_blank">dining room tables</a>, we highly recommend the sleek and compact <a title="Zuo Modern" href="http://www.atgstores.com/dining-tables/zuo-modern-109125-olympia-dining-table_g1205767.html" target="_blank">"Olympia" dining table</a> – it’s cozy, can fit nicely into any space and complements many modern décor styles.</br></br><strong>The Entertainer</strong></br></br>When you have guests over often, a multifunctional dining area with split focus (multiple tables) can work wonders. Check out <a title="Dining Furniture" href="http://www.atgstores.com/kitchen-dining-furniture_979.html" target="_blank">dining furniture</a> that includes dining benches, tables, side tables and even bar stools to boost your game. The key is providing a flow throughout your dining area so your guests don’t feel crowded or stressed.</br></br><strong>The Large Family</strong></br></br>Life with kids can be crazy and hectic, so you’ll want kitchen table sets that can withstand the chaos. The trick is finding dining sets that are spacious, but not overwhelming or ostentatious. Go for a <a title="Dining Sets" href="http://www.atgstores.com/dining-sets/eci-furniture-2175-uptown-leg-dining-set_g1373955.html?isProdSet=1&prodsetid=2737" target="_blank">dining set</a> with classic appeal and invest in a suitable <a title="Kitchen Islands" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/kitchen-dining-furniture/kitchen-islands-carts/" target="_blank">kitchen island</a> to free up space at the table.</br></br><strong>The Retired & Relaxed</strong></br></br>You may find that the needs and functionality for your dining table shift a little bit once you’ve had a lifetime of learning and growing. You might want a finish that's a little easier on the eyes, and a more durable material like wood that can take some wear and tear when the kids and grandkids come to visit.</br></br><a title="Dining Furniture" href="http://www.atgstores.com/furniture/kitchen-dining-furniture/dining-sets/material/wood/" target="_blank">Wood dining room furniture</a> like <a title="Monarch Specialties" href="http://www.atgstores.com/dining-sets/monarch-specialties-dining-set_g1567983.html?isProdSet=1&prodsetid=5369" target="_blank">this pedestal design and chairs</a> in antique white and oak can provide all the comfort you need as well as weather spills and scratches along the way. Got any tips we missed? Let us know!