Dining room should has a personal characteristic as it is the place where the whole family member gather for sharing stories while enjoying the meals. Besides, the dining room can be as formal entertainment place for your guests.
You – surely –will not ignore the interiors as well as the setting of the dining room and one of the special attentions will be dining room sets.
Actually, setting up or selecting the dining room sets are not such a big job, your concern about dining room sets should be about material, shape of the table, dimension and the arrangement.
Dining set material can be from wood or metal. If you decide using wood, then you must select hardwood type like walnut, maple, oak or other types. Try to avoid using MDF material. MDF is Medium Density Fiberboard which is a combination between hard wood and particles.
MDF is durable enough for furniture material but not like a solid wood. For the price, hardwood is more expensive but it stays longer.
It is very important to measure the dining room area before buying your dining set especially if the area is small. The most important point is that you can still passing the area freely, between the table and the chairs.
Many people do not consider the shape of their dining set. They think everything is the same. It is not true. When selecting the shape of your dining room sets, there are certain rules. For smaller area, the proper shape of dining set is oval. It can give more space to the area. A square shape is suitable for a narrow room while the rectangle shape is mostly suitable for big area.
Dining Room Sets Dimension
Mostly, the height of the dining table is about 28 – 30 inches. The most convenient height for the table is giving free space above your knee and level with your elbow when you sit.
Regarding the width, the standard is 36 inches and above regardless the shape. It depends how many people will sit there. 84 inches can accommodate until 10 persons.