Did you know that the position of your chairs around your dinner table can make a big difference in how the room looks and feels? Keep reading to learn how to make your dining room or kitchen nook look larger with this slight adjustment.
Here’s how people typically place their chairs in a room like this. We call this a plus (+). But what happens when the chairs are arranged this way? Immediately, your eye gets blocked by the back of the first chair. It’s uninviting and not someplace you’d be drawn to sit down.
Instead, arrange your chairs like this:
This is called an X placement. See what a difference it makes? The room no longer looks cramped or feels uncomfortable to be in. Plus, there’s nothing blocking your eye from the window. The room looks bigger, and better in photos.