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Kitchen and Dining Chairs
Your dining room is one of the most important rooms in your home because it is where your family gathers together to share a meal and for special events. It is important to find a dining room table, as well as dining room chairs, that are large enough for your home and make people feel welcome and comfortable. There are many different styles of dining room chairs to match the décor in in your home. At Wayfair, you can find everything from formal and traditional to relaxed and modern dining room chairs to decorate your dining room. You will want to find a dining room table that matches your personal style and that you can hold onto for many years. Often times, families will even pass down their old dining room sets to the next generation. Our wide selection of dining room chairs look great in homes of many different styles.
Dining room chairs are made from many different types of material, including wood, fabric and plastic. Each type of dining room chair has a specific benefit based on the material. For example, plastic and wood chairs are easy to clean and look great in a modern or traditional home; whereas, fabric chairs are the most comfortable to sit on, except they absorb spills and stains. Make sure that the material you choose is commensurate with the amount of time and energy you will dedicate to caring for them.
If you find it difficult to decide on an appropriate chair material, then you can always start by thinking about the end users, which could be your family or friends. For example, if you have children then you may want to purchase lighter chairs that are easily to climb in and out of so they will be able to move the chairs on their own. You can also consider the height of who will be sitting in the chairs in order to make a decision about the appropriate height of the back of the chair. Remember, you want your dining room chairs and kitchen chairs to be comfortable and stylish.
Purchasing your dining room chairs and table together is a great option to make sure that they coordinate with one another; however, if you decide to purchase them separately make sure there is some consistency in the design. Let’s say you have a traditional dining room chair with ornate design, then you most likely would not want to pair the table with modern dining chairs or metal chairs. You can pair comfortable and luxurious leather chairs or upholstered chairs with wooden tables to make an elegant statement in your dining room.
Parson chairs are popular options for dining room chairs because of their simplistic design, comfortability and versatility. Parson chairs can blend in with many different designs, from modern to contemporary, which make them the perfect option for many different homes. Pairing parson chairs with a simple table creates a contemporary or modern look in your home. These armless dining room chairs can give your home a sleek and sophisticated style, while also incorporating warm natural tones into your home.
At Wayfair.com, we try to make sure you always have a zillion options for your home. That's why we have so many Kitchen and Dining Chairs for sale on our site, including Kitchen and Dining Chairs from brands like Wildon Home ® and Standard Furniture. We want to make sure when you buy one of our Kitchen and Dining Chairs online from Wayfair.com, you're getting the one that's exactly right for you, whether that's the Randall Parson Chair II, the La Jolla Parson's Chair (Set of 2), or something entirely different and unique to your home.
chairs feature very clean,
simple lines, without any
decorative scrolling. They often
have angular and futuristic
designs and solid colors.
chairs tend to have curved
lines, as well as decorative and
carved details. Most often,
traditional chairs are
constructed of darker woods.
feature both traditional and
modern elements would be
described as transitional. These
chairs are not quite
contemporary, but would
definitely not fit in with a
the country cottage, with a
casual or rustic feel. These
chairs may have distressed or
are characterized by their
simple and clean design,
featuring rectangular or
vertical lines and slats.
appearance, calling to mind
images of deep forests, these
chairs would look perfect in a
lodge or cabin. These chairs
often display exposed and rough
woods, simple lines, and
distressed or natural finishes
over woods such as pine, ash or
chairs are constructed of
wicker, rattan, bamboo, or wood
with highlighted finishes or
hand painted details. Perfect
for rooms with a tropical theme!
Have you seen a beautiful dining chair but have no idea what kind it is? This guide provides some of the most popular styles of dining chairs so you can narrow down your search to those that work best in your home décor.
Traditional chairs are anything but boring, often with beautiful detailing at the back. Modern dining chairs have a spare look with fluid curves, unlike Mission or Shaker-style chairs that are all about clean lines. The upholstered Parsons chair can suit any room depending on the pattern and fabric. And the round, spindled Windsor chair is ideal in cottage and country décor styles.
When furnishing your dining room, decorate for your space using these tips for all types of dining areas. Whether your dining room is large or small, we have ideas to help you choose the best table shape and chairs that will make everyone feel at home. We've even got ideas for eat-in kitchens and breakfast nooks.
The size of your dining room may mean you can accommodate your décor with a hutch or buffet, both of which are functional and decorative additions to the room. Smaller spaces can get the most out of decorating by using lighting and wall hangings.
Read over our guide on how to choose the right size dining chairs to get great tips on determining dining chair height and width. It covers important considerations like having enough room in between dining chairs for guests and making sure your dining chairs can slide underneath your dining room table with ease.
Also read up on how many chairs can fit at your table to make sure that you are buying enough dining chairs to seat all your guests. You can also read up on dining chair tips that can help you save a ton of space.