Published by: Rodgers Brodrick
Published at: Wednesday, March 07 2018 11:36:24
Category: Table. More >>
Proportion: An end table should neither overwhelm the furniture it sits with, nor be swallowed by it. Is it to be grouped with a main piece of furniture (see functional table above), or is it more for show (see accent table)? Alongside a sofa, the depth of the table should be relative to the depth of the arm. Most sofas are at least 34 inch deep, with many topping 40 inch. A reasonable end table for this purpose will be around 20x27 inch rectangular, or 28 inch round. A big, beefy club chair will need a big, beefy table, and your petite antique wing chairs will need something much smaller, with more delicate lines.
Tables are a must have piece of furniture. Therefore, when we go to choose tables for our home, we should choose those that will enhance the rest of the homes decor. There are many uses for a table and these generally fall in the category of utility uses and for aesthetic purposes. When we talk of utility, what is meant is that the table can be used to do household chores like reading while in aesthetics we can put a flower vase on it.
Start by drawing a layout of your dining room in scale. Using graph paper to do this will make the job easier. You can include the chairs and other pieces of furniture to get an accurate idea of what the room will eventually look like. Do not forget to draw in pencil so you can make changes as you go along.