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Byline: Adrian How
TRANSFORM your dining room into a cosy space with the right furniture and table setting, writes ADRIAN HOW.
The dining area is usually where families come together for meals. It is where they discuss events of the day, happenings at work, school, and perhaps occasionally (or frequently) banter about one of the Premier League's top four clubs.
Many yearn to have the dining hall separate from the living area and this is usually achieved in medium to large sized landed properties rather than small to medium sized apartments.
However, even in apartments, I've seen folks convert an unused bedroom into a dining area to great effect. Done well, it can create a wonderful sense of privacy, a cosy feel coupled with possibly a great view.
If you're planning to convert a room into a dining space, consider using large wall mirrors to provide additional spatial sense that makes the dining …