Katriane Rousseau Dining Tables May 27, 2018 03:40:52
Size of the Table - To allow each person to have ample elbow space when they are eating you should select a dining table that provides at least 24 to 30 inches of surface area for each person. If you are purchasing a rectangular table you will need to add about 12 inches of surface space for the people who are seated at the foot and the head of the table. Additionally picture the table in the room that you are purchasing it for. Will it look proportionate to the room? Will the dining room swallow the table up? Will the table look overwhelming in the room? These are important factors when purchasing a table for a dining area.
Material wise - Wicker tables can be made purely from organic materials or a combination of synthetic and natural. Wicker fibers and rattan are durable material that might require some maintenance if left in the outdoors. However they are more flexible and comfortable.
Choosing a table that is appropriate for the dining room is not so easy. With the plethora of designs one gets perplexed as to which one is the best. Well here you should first consider the size of the dining room is it small or big enough to accommodate a large table? Size of the family of course matters when it comes to choosing the table and here you will have to consider how many people will be seated at the table in one go.
The size of the room does not necessarily dictate whether the table should be tall or short. As a matter of fact there are very beautiful looking bar-type tables that seat two people with bar-style chairs that fit in small space. However the bar stools should still follow the same guidelines to ensure that there is enough leg room for the diners.
Now these tables are not cheap but they do serve a dual purpose and the way to look at it is that you don’t have to buy a dining table as well (anything to talk yourself into it) and they do look rather special when you see them up in your dining room. But before you rush off and get one check you have the room for one add 10 ft to the table dimensions to get the ideal cueing area around the table so for a 7 ft pool diner you will need a room of 17 ft by 14 ft to allow for playing the game.
Comfort is key - The greatest dinner ever will not overcome a dining room table and chairs that are not comfortable. Guests will want to linger over dessert and coffee so make sure the chairs and table invite your guests to stay as long as they want.