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Colour, Styling Tips
Be Bold with a Black and White Monochrome Look
March 17, 2014 at 1:30 pm 0

Decisions in life are not always black and white but this season’s interiors definitely are! Jump on the Monochrome bandwagon and create a stylish black and white dining area that is full of style and elegance.  Whether you choose a black table with white chairs, or a white table with black chairs, or even a mixture of the two, you can be sure to effortlessly create an elegant and calming place to sit and enjoy your breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Here are some of our favourite Black and White Monochrome Dining Sets...

Carlo Black Ash Extending and Iva Leather Dining Set

Carlo Black Ash Extending and Iva Dining Set £1339.00

Carlo Black Ash Extending and Iva Dining Set £1339.00

If you love to throw a dinner party then this easily extended Black Ash Extending Dining Set with real leather dining chairs might be the answer to your prayers! The contemporary Carlo Large Black Ash Extending Dining Table, a chunky, rectangular extending dining table which can seat 12 people, or 14 at a push when fully extended, is accompanied by the stylish, high backed Iva real leather chairs. When unextended the Carlo Black Ash Extending Dining Table measures 2000mm in length and can seat 8 people. The table top and legs of this modern black extending dining table are finished in Black Ash wooden veneer. The 2 extension leaves are stored separately and are situated at either end of the table when extended to make the table 3000mm long in total. The Iva Real Leather Dining Chairs are so elegant with their slender, shapely backs and well padded comfortable seats. The back of the chair has an eye-catching stitching detail. These modern, designer genuine leather dining chairs are available in 3 modern colours - classic Black, Pure White or Charcoal Grey in lovely supple, soft leather which not only looks and feels amazing, it is also incredibly hardwearing too. The squared, brushed metal legs enhance the modern style of the Iva Real Leather Dining Chairs and match the squared legs of the chunky table. Tirano White Gloss and Tori Dining Set
Tirano White Gloss and Tori Dining Set £359.00

Tirano White Gloss and Tori Dining Set £359.00

Revamp your kitchen diner with this stylish, retro 4 seater kitchen dining set without breaking the bank. The Tirano White Gloss Dining Table has a high gloss, rectangular table top which is slim with a trendy chamfered edge. The funky, tapering chrome legs are slanted in retro-style and finished in shiny, chrome with little round feet completing the look. The Tirano Table measures 1200mm in length to comfortably seat 4 people. The accompanying Tori Dining Chairs are very modern and sleek dining chairs, upholstered in high quality faux leather, available in classic Black, or trendy White. The comfortable seat curves round at the bottom to offer support behind the knees and is complemented by slim squared chrome legs. These chairs can be stacked to save space when necessary. Curva White Gloss and Elise Dining Set
Curva White Gloss and Elise Extending Dining Set £895.00

Curva White Gloss and Elise Extending Dining Set £895.00

The stylish and modern Curva Round White Gloss Extending Dining Table looks fabulous in modern homes and kitchens teamed with the contemporary Elise Dining Chairs. This white high gloss round table extends via a 400mm wide extension leaf to turn it into an oval table measuring 1600mm in length. The handy extension leaf is stored separately. To support the glossy table top is a matching central pedestal which has a polished steel trim each side and is set upon a round polished steel base. This beautiful modern table seats 4 people or 6 when extended. The stylish, modern Elise dining chair is upholstered in hard-wearing yet luxurious faux leather and is extremely comfortable. The slender trendy legs are finished in highly polished chrome and are beautifully tapered to make the Elise Dining Chair a very elegant dining chair. Casa Matt Black and Argenta Extending Dining Set
Casa Matt Black and Argenta Extending Dining Set £699.00

Casa Matt Black and Argenta Extending Dining Set £699.00

A fabulous Matt Black Dining Table which can easily seat 4 people when it is unextended and up to 8 when fully extended. The two extension leaves make the Casa Matt Black Extending Dining Table very flexible as you can opt for three different sizes of table. The extension leaves are neatly stored underneath the table top and are easily accessed and slotted into place. The table frame and stylish square legs are finished in fashionable brushed metal. Complementing the black matt finish of the table are the bright and funky Argenta Coloured Faux Leather Dining Chairs with their stylish, chunky curves and eye-catching, high fashion coloured faux leather upholstery which completely covers the chair. The Argentas are available in modern White, Poppy Red, Putty Grey, Pistachio Green, Mulberry Purple and Ochre Yellow. Extra chairs can be stacked when not in use.  
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General News, Living
Modern White Gloss Sideboard Storage Solution – Now In Stock!
February 16, 2012 at 12:48 pm 0
Fern White Gloss Sideboard

Fern White Gloss Sideboard £399.00 (should be £599.00)

The exclusive Fern White Gloss Sideboard is new to our range and is the perfect solution to storage dilemmas in modern and contemporary homes. As part of the Fern Range, it matches perfectly with the white high gloss dining tables in the Fern Range, to create a bright and trendy dining environment. The white high gloss finish bounces light all around the room, making the space look and feel larger and lighter.  This sideboard also represents excellent value for money at the introductory price of just £399.00 (should be £599.00). The Fern White Gloss Sideboard has four handy cupboards to store away all those bits and pieces that you don't want on display, and is supported by two feature loop legs which are finished in brushed metal. All in all, the Fern White Gloss Sideboard is a fantastic storage solution - in stock now and ready for delivery!
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Dining, Dining Seating
Use bar stools and dining tables to create a cool kitchen-diner
March 16, 2010 at 2:58 pm 0
Zeta Dining Table

Zeta contemporary dining table - great for a kitchen diner

The kitchen-diner has become common-place in modern British homes. Most of us like to have a large space where we can entertain guests around a large dining table or more informally on bar stools while we prepare food in the kitchen. We had a chat with our fave interiors writer and stylist Rohini Wahi about the trend. "Most homes I research these days have a kitchen diner," she says, "they have become such an integral part of modern living - relaxed, fun and certainly more social." We agree with her. There's something exciting and about entertaining in a kitchen-diner that you can't achieve when the two spaces are separate. There are a few things that you need to consider when decorating and buying furniture for your kitchen-diner, however. First, what kind of look do you want to go for? Rohini says: "Emerging trends appear to be sleek and minimal in design but warming up the space are materials rooted in nature. Elements like reclaimed wood counter-tops are coupled with warming modern accessories in soft gold, brushed-metal pendant lights, or groups of vintage industrial lights hung over sleek marble counters." Mmm, we like the sound of that. Contemporary furniture mixed with elements from nature like real wood and marble.
Esprit leather bar stool

Esprit leather bar stool would work well at a breakfast bar

Second, you need to consider the type of furniture to buy. In a kitchen-dining space it's best to opt for a range of seating, so you can use the space in different ways. Ideally, you should go for a breakfast bar or drinks area with bar stools in the kitchen so people can sit and chat with you while you cook. You should also try to have a modern sofa and coffee table somewhere, so you can have a leisurely sit down and read a magazine while you're waiting for your food to cook. Last but not least you need a large dining table with plenty of contemporary dining chairs so you can host dinner parties to remember.
Square dining table

Etti Square dining table is a neat choice for a smaller kitchen-diner

Rohini says the way you style the space is all-important as well. "The key is to warm-up the once minimal diner reserved only for bachelor or city living, by mixing elements of modernity with tradition and choosing pieces that flow well in your colour scheme," she says. If you want to furnish a kitchen-diner in your home, but need a little inspiration and advice, have a chat to us here at Danetti. We're happy to help.

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Rohini Wahi

Rohini Wahi

Rohini Wahi has worked for publications including Real Homes, Living Etc, The Telegraph and trend prediction company WGSN, and she writes an interiors inspiration blog at www.thebeatthatmyheartskipped.co.uk
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