The dining table is the hub of all activity if there are children in the house. Depending on the usage the dining table acquires a personality- staid and formal or cheerful and jovial. Being the central piece and the focal point of the room, the dining table lends a character to the room and the décor. Choosing a dining table has to be done with utmost care.
Most dining tables are made to standardized measurements. But they can be customized to suit your specifications. The dining table can be made to the height of the kitchen top or the cabinet height. This could pose a problem to those people who have a problem getting on and off the high dining chairs. Take into consideration the comfort level of everyone before deciding on a suitable table.
The shapely feature
Dining tables are available in various shapes like square, rectangle, oval and round. The shape and size of the room must be taken into consideration while deciding on the shape of the table.
Is it suitable?
The square table is suitable for a small room or a small family. It would be advisable to go in for the extendable tables to cater to the need when there are many guests.
The rectangle table is the most common shape as it goes well with any room shape or size. This table also can have an extendable leaf to accommodate more people when needed.
The round table is the best possible solution for smaller rooms. It creates a sense of coziness makes for easy flow of conversation. It is however not suited for very large or very small rooms. It looks best in midsized rooms and creates a sense of space.
The oval table is creates a visual space as the edges don’t stand out. It is suited for large spaces and will look crammed in small spaces unless it is of the extended table that can be folded back when not needed.