Dining room. Friday , September 22nd , 2017 - 09:57:16 AM
If you are a dinner party host or hostess extraordinaire, I expect you to find this ideabook to be absurd. [Insert eye-rolling here.] For others, it still may take some time getting used to thinking outside the box. In the end, a builders floor plan may designate the room for dining, but its up to you to assign a use for the space based on how your family lives.
Many dining chair backs have a rake, also known as a slope. As on the metal chairs shown here, this slant can be from 5 to 8 degrees from the top. It stops people from sliding off when they get too relaxed.
Ergonomics studies human body measurements relative to the safe use of equipment and furniture. An enormous amount of time and money have gone into designing ergonomically sound office furniture, so productivity isn’t compromised, but what about the many hours we spend in the home? Do we think about our families’ musculoskeletal welfare when we make that dining room table purchase.