10 Living Room-Dining Room Combo Images With Tips To Get It Right

This compact 1 bedroom apartment feels light, airy, and open with its use of white walls and light furnishings. The table is positioned along the window with a pendant light above to offer plenty of light into the space.

In this chic, modern living room with an open view to a dining area, we see the use of a black and white accents to create visual interest without making the space feel cluttered. Wall decor for the living room comes in the form of a clock and framed art. Decorative bowls and vases add to the cool look.

Decorating a living room dining room combo can be tricky, but this space is a great example of choosing a palette and sticking with it to create a seamless feeling between the living, dining, and kitchen areas of the apartment. The dining room pendant lights and table legs add pops of yellow while the doorways and countertops showcase a rich green.

Green also takes the center stage in this palette-perfect dining and living room design. To tie both rooms together in the open space, light green and gray fabrics are incorporated into the dining chairs, sofa, and even window textiles. Using consistent fabrics is a great way to make the room look put together, even when the footprint is small.

Some designers are afraid to use dark monochromatic furnishings but for this apartment, black can be used beautifully without making the space feel cramped. This sleek and modern take on the dining living room combo offers a sort of yin and yang with the use of black accents, the white sofa, and light natural woods.

In this combination living room and dining room, light pours in through the large windows, giving the space an airy and open feel. The dining table is positioned at the window, giving a feeling of al fresco dining even when indoors. Plush, cozy seating is only steps away, making this a great example of a space for entertaining large parties.

In this contemporary white and gray living and dining area, light fixtures provide both functional illumination and division. In the kitchen area, a bar of lights focus toward the cabinetry, which also showcases under cabinet lighting. Over the dining table, the modern chandelier you see here is the Heracleum II LED Suspension. Pendant lighting can be an excellent way to mark the dining area of a compact but open space.

In a small dining room and living area, it’s important to make the most of your space. In this instance, we see the dining table in the form of a long bar, positioned along the back of the sofa. Both the living and dining spaces have access to the surface, which is lightened up by the suspended Ikea SINNERLIG pendant lamps above.

This masculine bachelor pad offers inspiration for what a studio apartment can be when you play with pattern. Textured walls, ceilings, and even the plush rug underfoot give dimension and interest to the living kitchen dining combo. Mid-century modern influence shows through certain details, like the TV stand and sofa.

This Scandinavian apartment has almost a spa-like quality with its use of soft lighting, neutral textiles, and natural light woods, making the footprint feel less compact.