DINING Archive

How to Design a Dining Room

A gallery wall and an eclectic metallic light fixture elevate this formal dining room designed by Achille Salvagni and lend dramatic detail. GIANNI FRANCHELLUCCI Each week Mansion Global tackles an interior design topic with an elite group of designers from around the world who

The Met’s Dining Room is worth the price of admission

If you manage to brave the crowds to see the Michelangelo masterpieces now on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can now end your cultural jaunt with a culinary treat under the same roof. The Dining Room at the museum recently opened to

Getting the best from energy efficient lighting in your kitchen and dining area

In the third part of our blog series on creating attractive effects using energy efficient lighting with designer Graham Festenstein, we move on to the kitchen and dining area. It’s a focal point of many homes, and one where task lighting understandably can take precedence over general

The Met’s Dining Room is worth the price of admission

If you manage to brave the crowds to see the Michelangelo masterpieces now on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can now end your cultural jaunt with a culinary treat under the same roof. The Dining Room at the museum recently opened to

MPs’ Westminster dining room and bar to become ‘pop-up restaurant’

A London restaurant with “a sense of grandeur and political intrigue unlike any other” is set to open up for three days next month – inside the Houses of Parliament. Diners will be able to sample the “top-end British cuisine” usually only available to

Dining as Nature Intended at O’Naturel

nce you’ve made a reservation at Paris’s first nudist restaurant, you find –yourself neurotically broadcasting this bit of news to anyone who will listen. While vacationing in France’s capital recently, a visitor from New York City approached the front desk of his hotel and

Oakville Drama Series presents ‘The Dining Room’

The Oakville Drama Series continues with its third show of the season, the Pulitzer Prize nominated play The Dining Room. The show runs evenings from Wednesday, Jan. 10 to Saturday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m. at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, with a

How Blogger Louise Roe Saved Thousands (!) on Her Dining Room Table

When Louise Roe went looking for a dining room table last year, she started where a lot of us do—by noting what she liked best about the options she could find, cobbling them into a perfect (but nonexistent) table design in her head. “I had the

Elderly couple find deadly snake in dining room

AN elderly couple who found one of the deadliest snakes in the world in their dining room did the right thing by calling an expert, a Townsville snake catcher said.  Exiled snake saved from starvation Joe Mackereth was called out to a residential home in

The Best Way to Light a Dining Room

Even if your dining room is more like a breakfast nook—or more like a card table smushed up against the wall—you’ll need to find a way to light it unless you like eating in the dark. True, you could just screw a bulb into the ceiling