You can remodel your dining room into several styles and dining room designs according your taste. However, take a chance on doing something different with your dining room that takes into account the evolving nature of the room itself. Try dining room designs with trading spaces. Consider moving your dining room to another area of the house than the area that the architect designed. Use the proximity of the dining area to the living room to extend the functions of that room. Use an extra room as a formal dining area rather than a spare bedroom. The closet area can be pressed into service to hold your dishes, silverware and other dining essentials. Creating a formal, separate dining area may just create a need for more formal dining rites that the whole family begins to look forward to each night. Cast away the television and get back to the ideals of dining time as family time.