This is a summary of American rooms that provides visual inspiration for anyone!
A dramatic wood-covered ceiling covers the dining room at the Bayhouse New England residence, designed by Studio Rick Joy, Tucson.
Sitting at the long table - which is part of a wooden palette throughout the house - diners enjoy a view of the sea.
The dining room of this house, in a suburb of Silicon Valley, was designed to be always open outdoors and to frame a large oak tree.
Food can be served on the built-in barbecue or in the kitchen next to the space through sliding glass doors.
Suitable for a large gathering, the wooden table and benches reflect the shape of the surrounding wooden architecture.
A more intimate gathering would be suitable for this Finn Juhl folding dining table - one of several mid-century Danish designs that decorate the holiday home in a development in the Catskill Mountains.
The table is positioned to make the most of a square window framing the view from the outside area.
Located between the kitchen counter and a concrete fireplace with a wood stove, the dining table is the heart of this Connecticut home.
The light wooden table extends to the large rectangular windows that cover the entire length of the house, providing views of the mountainous landscape.
Aged metal chairs and an aged wooden table form a simple and uncluttered environment for guests at Little Peek House.
The area is an enclosed courtyard squeezed between two volumes of cedar to form the vacation home that the founders of Berman Horn Studio built on an island in Maine.
The Rocky Mountains in Idaho are visible through the sliding glass doors of the dining table at this Shaw Mesa residence by Michael Doty Architects.
Metal slices across the wooden table top referencing the materiality of the house, which includes black carbonized wood walls and a corrugated metal roof.
The dining room at Sheffield House is decorated with cozy red-colored wooden chairs with fabric seats and a shiny black table.
With these bold tones, which contrast with the house's bleached cedar exterior, the dining area offers an anchor in the open plan living area.
Black grille doors and windows surround a corner of the dining room at this San Francisco residence. They open onto a terrace with glass railings, ideal for relaxing before or after a snack.