December 22, 2020 4 min read


There are three major factors to consider when shopping for a rug: style, size, and material. This article will give you guidelines to follow when searching for a rug under dining table and send you to a link that allows you to choose an area rug for a dining room.

This article will go into depth on how to choose the style that reflects you, what size rug for dining room looks best, and the material that would be best for a rug in dining room. When reading the articles keep in mind the purpose of a dining room, your vision of that room, and what you want the room to say about you and your mentality. Being intentional and conscious about this process will give you the best results.  


Introduction into choosing a style:

When choosing an area rug for dining room, think about the purpose of that room and who you are. Are you the type that enjoys cooking for others and enjoy sharing a space where food and conversation can bring people together? Is the dining room a place where mail gets checked, kids do homework and play games? How will the room be utilized and how will the area rug in dining room play a role? Be intentional and conscious when choosing a rug.

Choosing the right Piece:

The rug is usually one of the last pieces to be chosen in a room. So instead of focusing on finding the perfect rug, we suggest taking a step back and looking at what you have already created. Look at the big picture and define the interior design style that you may, or may not have, consciously created, and define the environment you are going for. There are two ways about defining the style: through your personality and through interior style pieces.

We believe that the personality of the individual is linked with the interior style, but some people do not think in that manner. For example, someone who is focused, determined, and conscious of their time would not want a lot of furniture and accents to distract them from their bigger purpose, therefore, they might only include what is necessary, making them resonate with a minimalist interior design style.

Some homes already have the atmosphere defined, such as urban living, a cottage home, or a traditional home. If the architecture is already to your liking, then capitalize on what is already there and bring pieces that will enhance your vision. This, however, is not a path that has to be enforced by following a set of rules. Make it your own, add your personality to what is already created.

Read articles about Personality and Interior Design Styles to determine what style you mostly identify with. 


Purpose of Dining Room Rug: outlining the space of a dining room with area rug is a great way to create lines that are not previously defined. The environment created with this space will foster respect for each member and create an experience that strength the bond with family and friends.  By facing each other and limiting distractions, each member of the family will receive others focus when talking. Just like how the dining room can create an space of respect, let the area rug dining room clearly define that space with these design tips:

  • Choose a big enough to anchor the eating space. 
  • Choose a rug that fits all chairs, even when chairs are pulled out. 
  • Have the rug be big enough to leave at least 2 ft of room between the backs of chairs and the edges of the rug.
  • If the table is long in length, choose a rug in accordance with that length. 



    84"-94" Table seats 8 to 10 with 9 x 12 area rug rug under dining table72" table with 6 to 8 seats with 8 by 10, 10 by 8 rug for dining room60" table with 4 to 6 seats with 8 by 10 rug, 10 by 8 rug in dining room



    Round or Square Tables

    60" table, 6 seats area rug 9 x 12, 8 by 10 rug under dining table dining room with area rug 8 x 10 with a 48" table for 4 seats60" table with 6 seats 8ft round area rug in dining room48" table with 4 seats with 6ft round area rug under dining table 


    It is said that people who eat together have a better relationship than those who share the same bed. Why? Because when sharing food, facing each other, the two can communicate to share on each other's day, build trust, comfort each other all leading to a better connection. It is important for a healthy family to have at least one meal together, and as important to make sure that space is clean, spacious, and beautiful to want to spend time in.

    To choose a rug for the dining room, consider choosing a material that is easy to clean and durable. The rug will take a lot of damage from spilled food, chair movement, and traffic.Reading this article will help you understand why we suggest these materials for a living room. 

    We suggest the following material for the dining room: 

    Natural Material: High Durable & Washable: 

    • Wool - Cost: high
    • Sisal - Cost: Low
    • Seagrass - Cost: High 

    Synthetic Material: High Durability & Washable 

    • Polyester - Cost: Medium 
    • Nylon - Cost: High
    • Polypropylene - Cost: Low

    The first thing that I do when visiting my family is go to the dining room, even when there isn’t any food on the table. Having a place to lay my belongings in an open environment where I get to see other family members is my ideal workspace. I get to take a break from studying and connect with a family member without leaving my space. When I do go home to visit for dinner, the dining room is where ill be before, during and after the food is set. Stepping on the dining room area rug sets a mentality that I can get work done while enjoying the company of my siblings.

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