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Statement Dining Room Pieces

Dining areas need to combine everyday comfort and practicality with the capability to host intimate gatherings or lively dinner parties. A solid table and set of stylish chairs that match your dining room’s décor are the best place to start. If you enjoy entertaining, why not introduce some bold color or a statement lamp to light up your epic spread?

By Alyn Griffiths

As published in GRAY magazine No. 60

Dining Tables

orange dining room table and chairs

B&B Italia’s Allure O’ table and Flair O’ chair combine straight lines and sinuous curves in a reference to Jackie Onassis’ iconic sunglasses. Both pieces feature a pyramidal base that provides structural and visual stability.

dining room with large arched windows, black dining room table marble top, modern gray dining chairs herringbone floor tile

The curved, tubular legs of Dainelli Studio’s Paipu table for Frag reference the exposed ducts and structural elements of 1970s high-tech architecture. Its large marble top is available in round or oval versions.

Dining Chairs

classic bentwood dining chair dark red upholstered seat

Philippe Nigro’s Beaulieu chair is a fun interpretation of the classic bentwood furniture Gebrüder Thonet Vienna has been producing for almost 150 years. The chair is inspired by the laid-back sophistication of the Beaulieu resort on the Côte d’Azur and is available in a range of intense colors.

black dining chair bent wood modern angles

The Port dining chair from Minneapolis-based design brand Blu Dot celebrates the natural beauty of wood. The bentwood seat and backrest are attached to angled rear legs, creating a pure form that complements a wide range of interior styles.

modern blue dining room chair by Patricia Urquiola 1970s style

The soft and enveloping form of Patricia Urquiola’s Dudet chair for Cassina references 1970s designs.

dining chair with armrests molded wood designed by Philippe Starck

Philippe Starck’s first collaboration with furniture brand Andreu World has resulted in a chair that is made entirely from responsibly sourced wood and that can be disassembled for recycling. Adela Rex is available with or without armrests and can be upholstered in a range of fabrics or leather.


statement chandelier pendant light in warped globes in chrome

The latest additions to Tom Dixon’s Melt family of lighting products include statement chandeliers comprising multiple glowing orbs. The irregularly shaped shades are half metallized to enhance the dynamic optical effect.

black six light chandelier by Moo in gray room with sofa on wall and reflective floor

Moooi introduces the Gravity chandelier, designed by Paul Cocksedge. The light’s flexible arms let you define its diameter and choose where the light travels, while the suspended elements create natural curves shaped by gravity.

Bohemia LED pendant light olive green designed by Joan Gaspar translucent polycarbonate white inner surface marset

The Bohemia LED pendant designed by Joan Gaspar for Marset makes a bold statement with its organic, translucent polycarbonate profile and white inner surface that projects an even light onto the surface below.

pendant light globe shade gold chain-link olive green background

New York City–based lighting brand Trueing has launched a collection of adaptable chandeliers and pendants that take their cues from fine jewelry. The chain-link design can be customized in length and the fixtures are available in five metal finishes.

pendant lights chandelier handmade glass bubbles white black industrial background

Vancouver-based design brand Bocci uses experimental processes to create striking sculptural lighting products. The new 100 pendant light comprises handmade glass bubbles that are sliced and joined together to form unique interlocking shapes. Available in two colors and various configurations.


This is a segment from "The Great Room Revival," a room-by-room collection of stylish furniture, lighting, kitchen appliances, and homewares.


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