Do you have a tiny dining area. Increase the visual space using stools rather than dining chairs.
Some low stools can be used either as dining chairs or bar height stools.
As a conversation piece, one could use a different stool for each setting or custom make a stool to suit you needs.
To go all out in your dining room, use four Gehry wiggle stools flanked by the wiggle chair at each end
The added bonus is that it is also good for your back to sit on a stool