Tap into the art of eclecticism by foregoing formal furniture "sets" to create your own chic collection.
Years ago, formal dining rooms were a must in most homes—it was the main place for entertaining family and friends. Today, thanks to the often desired open-concept layouts, which usually combine dining, living, and kitchen areas, that view has drastically changed.
If you do have a dining room—or even just a dining room table—and want to give it a less formal, more youthful vibe, mixing chairs is a great way to achieve that.
Read Dwell magazine's six simple ways to get started here.