Black chairs add a graphic note to the dining table; either as a matching suite or as a single chair mixed in with wood chairs.
Above: New at Antiquaire in Chicago, the Tolix A Chair in glossy black enamel is $275.
Above: The classic black lacquered beechwood Thonet Vienna Side Chair is $119 at Crate & Barrel.
Above: The Nakashima-inspired Thatcher Chair in solid maple with an ebony stain is made in Vermont; $249 at Room & Board.
Above: The compact, glossy-black-painted Salt Chair is $98 at Design Within Reach.
Above: Ikea's solid beech Norvald Chair is one of the best deals around (also available in red or white); $69.99 at Ikea.
Above: Staach Cain Collection Chair in black; $620 for a set of two (only sold in pairs) at Design Public.
Above L: The Arne Jacobsen–designed Series 7 Dining Chair is available in several different heights, starting at $551 for the 18.3–inch size at Design Within Reach. Above R: Eames Molded Plywood Dining Chair in black stain with metal legs; $499 at Design Within Reach.