Elaborate scrolled metalwork, rich warm hues and elegant historical nuances are the hallmark of Old World style interiors. This inviting mix of European cultural and period influences culminates in a warm, welcoming environment perfect for daily living and enjoyment.
No other room of the home lends itself to this style more so than the dining room. With the European’s love of lingering over delicious home cooked meals with family and friends, the dining room is created with comfort, function and beauty in mind. Below we’ve collected some of our favorite Old World style dining rooms to inspire your own décor.
With an intriguing mix of European styles, this eclectic yet Old World inspired dining room is enchanting and welcoming. Love the contrast of luxurious olive velvet and rustic nail head trim on the dining chairs.
The phenomenal architecture of this grand Old World style dining room is complimented with the large round table set atop a subdued neutral rug. You could even try and get a custom made rug, or ‘Teppiche nach mass‘ as they’d say in Germany. This way you can be sure that it will fit perfectly in your dining room!
With an exciting mix of materials and pattern, the formality of this dining is relaxed through use of brick, subdued neutrals in the rug and landscape themed artwork. The fiery damask pattern on the upholstered chairs adds a dynamic element to the space.
Soft blue upholstered chairs contrast beautifully with rich wood tones and black wrought iron accents in this rustic Tuscan inspired space.
Love the look of upholstered wood dining chairs in each of the rooms above? Our High Back Chairs with nail head accents in two styles go beautifully with Old World style decor.
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