The dimensions of the chairs
Beyond the aesthetic compatibility between table and chairs, in order for the seat to be comfortable, there must be a precise proportion between the two furnishings.
A table is usually high between 72 and 76 cm, even if the classic or antique ones can reach 80 – 83 cm; the seat height is instead between 40 and 47 cm. The distance between this and the lower edge of the table must therefore not exceed 30 cm, to provide sufficient space for the legs to move easily.
Of course, to test the degree of comfort of a chair, I suggest you try it to check the right distance between the two floors. If the chair is padded, it is preferable to check the height of the seat both empty and under a person’s weight, because the padding can lower.
The chairs must also slide easily under the table, without hitting their legs or touching each other. The ideal fact would be that between them there was a distance of at least 5 cm, so the seat should not be too wide, so no more than 45 – 55 cm.
Pay attention to the depth of the seat, because if excessive it could be at the expense of the comfort of the legs. The ideal depth varies from 46 to 60 cm.
If the chair is equipped with armrests, check that they do not prevent you from approaching the table, making it difficult to use, and that they do not strike against the top, causing wear and tear for prolonged use over time.
One suggestion: if you don’t have a lot of space to insert chairs with armrests, you don’t necessarily have to give them up. Choose a model that presents both variants and put the one with armrests only at the head of the table. It will be a very pleasant stylistic choice.
Not to be overlooked is also the weight. The chairs are in fact often moved, especially in the kitchen, and this movement must be carried out even with one hand, if possible. Chairs with armrests and high back are therefore not suitable for the kitchen, where the movements must be agile and the spaces are often narrow. Prefer this room for chairs with a backrest no higher than 90 cm from the floor
AmazonBasics Classic Leather-Padded
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|Size (LxWxH)||26.97” x 25.79” x 39.17”|
|Features||– Comfortable office chair upholstered in black bonded leather
-Padded seat and back for all-day comfort
-Pneumatic seat-height adjustment; dual-wheel casters
-275-pound maximum weight capacity; assembly instructions included
-Measures 24.02 inches deep by 24.02 inches wide by 34.84 to 38.58 inches high; 1-year limited warranty
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