6 Exciting Benefits Of Square Dining Tables


The most obvious choice isn't always the best one for you!

Rectangular is still the most popular shape when it comes to dining tables for more than four people and, don't get us wrong, it has its charm.

However, have you considered the aesthetically pleasing symmetry of a square dining table for 8 or even a majestic square dining table for 10?

There are many situations in which square tables could be the most space-optimizing and stylish choice for your dining room. Plus, there are quite a few reasons to check them out.

Have a seat and let's get cracking!

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Modern Dining Room Design
Solid Wood Dining Table
Poplar Wood Dining Table
Wood Pedestal Dining Table
Cherry Dining Table
Concrete Dining Table

Square dining tables create a sense of intimacy

If you're planning on organizing a meeting with a scary CEO who will talk down to everyone else then, sure, we'd recommend the longest rectangular table.

Planning a friendly catch up or a family reunion? Then stick to square designs!

It's a space-optimizing option in square dining rooms

It's easy to pick a table just because we like the look of it without first considering the shape of our room, but that can create an oddly unpleasant result:

Rustic Oak Dining Table

Rustic Oak Dining Table

They can work for both smaller and larger households

With squares being such a versatile shape, it shouldn't come as a surprise that this design works wonders regardless of the number of guests:

While rectangular designs can be a better alternative for six, larger households should definitely consider square options:

Manufactured Wood Metal Dining Table
Industrial Dining Table
Light Gray Dining Table
Ash Wood Dining Table
Antique Black Dining Table
Pine Wood Dining Table
Weathered White Dining Table
Extendable Dining Table

Some of them are even extendable

Let's say that there are four of you in your household and, although you occasionally like having that couple of friends over for dinner, you don't think it justifies cramming a long rectangular table in your dining room.

That's fair enough. Luckily, some square dining tables give you a more practical and space-saving alternative:

Square dining tables leave plenty of room for each person

Regardless of what design you go for and how many people you need to seat, one thing's for sure:

Modern Kitchen Design

Modern Kitchen Design

They also add an aesthetically pleasing symmetrical element

You know that inexplicably satisfying feeling that you get when you see a perfectly symmetrical staircase or even the most impeccably round ice cream scoop? You're guaranteed to achieve that with a square table: