I love the look of rattan dining chairs, but I had dinner at a home that had them and by the end of dinner my back hurt from the cross bars and spent the dinner leaning into the table. One example where looks and comfort do not align.
Ornamental details are to the formal spaces of classic homes what jewelry is to a gown. This beautiful dentil molding and an original plaster medallion are the only remnants of the original dining room in this twenties-era Dutch Colonial home. Via TraditionalHome
When entertaining in their Jackson, MS, house, Nancy and John Price often set out a buffet — which they favor over sit-down meals — on the Louis Philippe-style dining table. The wonderfully unusual candelabra was handmade in Brazil. See the rest of Nancy Price's home. - HouseBeautiful.com