Impressive...:  Dining room by Premdas Krishna

7 pictures to separate living room and dining area

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Open floor plans are increasingly becoming a norm in modern houses. However, they are quite confusing for many, specially when you desire to separate dining and living areas. Both the sections are polar and everyone wishes to have a separate partitions to define the functionality of that certain area. 

Not to worry! homify design team brings you a list of ideas and inspirational images to learn how to separate both the areas effortlessly and without any constructional needs. Scroll down to see the images. 

Wood panels

Living & Dining Area:  Dining room by Chaukor Studio
Chaukor Studio

Living & Dining Area

Chaukor Studio

Wood panels have been a part of traditional Indian families. They still are, just that their application and functionality have changed over the course of time. The wood panel here, is small yet works perfectly as per the goal.

Intricate wall dividers

Interior Design:  Dining room by The Silversea
The Silversea

Interior Design

The Silversea

Lattice dividers are one of the most phenomenal and affordable ways to divide the dining area from the living room. You just need to decide the right size and design that justifies the beauty of both the areas. 

Use distinctive lighting

Lighting plays a major role to define a particular area. In open floor plan, they can play a key role to help you decide the boundaries of certain sections. For instance, using yellow lights for the eating area whereas bright silver shine for living room helps you distinguish between them.

Wall decor as differentiation

The background walls can be used to define the dining area and the living area separately. The living room wall from the image showcases memories and photographs with frames whereas the one besides the dining room hosts a rack or cabinet to place crokery. 

Elemental changes

Living room towards kitchen:  Dining room by Synectics partners
Synectics partners

Living room towards kitchen

Synectics partners

If you see the above image, it is not hard to figure out where the definition of dining area end. A big screen on flat clear wall in living area is notable and lets you see through the fine line difference. 

Color Coded

Other Interior projects:  Dining room by Aum Architects
Aum Architects

Other Interior projects

Aum Architects

Another brilliant way to decide how to separate a dining room with the living one in an open area is to decide the color code. Set theme 1 for first part and theme 2 for second. Not only it will work but will definitely add aesthetic value to your house. 

The floor plan

SADHWANI BUNGALOW:  Dining room by Square 9 Designs
Square 9 Designs


Square 9 Designs

Do you know how important role does your floor design can play? Look at the given image. The white strip running in between dining and living area works like a wall of distinction without barring communication and movement. We loved how interior designer has played with color and floor design here. 

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If you have any ideas on how to separate, do let us know through the comments.
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