Thanksgiving Inspiration: 18 Dining Rooms to Gobble Up

In honor of Thanksgiving, we’re sharing 18 of our favorite dining rooms, and all of them have brilliant lighting.

Whether an industrial penthouse, a minimal Hawaiian villa or a rustic Southwest ranch, all of these dining rooms were created to be welcoming spaces for gathering friends and family.

Rooms with a View

Sometimes, the view is the prime focus of a dining room and designers choose lighting that can blend into the background. On the North Shore of Oahu, interior design firm McCormick & Wright chose the simple Archetype drum Pendant by Michael Vanderbyl for their minimal dining room to not distract from the magnificent ocean view. Similarly in Chicago, Blutter Shiff Design Associates chose the airy Cartesian Pendant so the view of Lake Michigan could take center stage.

Centerpiece Lighting

Other times, dramatic pendants are chosen to be the focal point of a room, like the luxe San Miguel Chandelier by Fisher Weisman with its dangling brass “spoons" or the spiky Comet Chandelier by HTK Design.

Need more inspiration?

Hop over to Pinterest and browse through our dining room ideas (all featuring Boyd Lighting). 

Hard Working Lighting

LED lamping, sturdy construction and durable materials make these pendants the perfect choices for hard working dining rooms. Energy efficiency comes in the way of LED lamping, and two great choices are the Hoopla Pendant and the T-Light Pendant. (Don't just take our word for it; the T-Light was designed by Aidlin Darling Design, an architecture firm that believes in environmental responsibility.) For hard working design, look to the Parisian Pendant, winner of Design Journal's ADEX Award for superior product design.

See the full line of Boyd Lighting pendants HERE. Happy Thanksgiving!