Want to give your dining room a modern update? Look no further than our latest video, packed with fantastic decorating ideas for the dining room.

We quiz Livingetc's Style Director, Harriet Paterson, on her essential steps to a modern dining room - from the latest trends in dining chairs, to how to make a statement with lighting.

Watch our video below to hear her top 5 ways to create a modern dining room you'll love.

Plus, if you want to hear more of Harriet's modern decorating tips, check out her home office storage ideas; her laundry room clutter-busting tips; and her quirky ways to add colour to the hallway.