As homes evolved both in America and Europe, more rooms were added, but there was still no designated ‘dining room’. Wherever the master of the house decided to dine was where the dining table was placed.
In Europe, as the great hall declined in importance, and families dined more privately, dining rooms were added to homes. A permanent table was placed in the center of the room, and was not disassembled after use.
The modern home as we know it today had arrived.