Dining chairs are much more than just normal chairs one uses. While designing a dining chair a designer has to keep a lot of things in mind. A dining chair has to have a straight back in order for a person to sit up straight comfortably and eat. Dining chairs are supposed to have long backs to make them more comfortable but now a day’s one has to compromise while going to restaurants, as not many restaurant owners care about the way they seat their customers. Eating regularly on uncomfortable chairs could also give you health problems.
A dining chairs height basically depends on the table height, but the seating level should be around half a meter which is 50 centimeters. Dining tables comes with a different number of chairs depending on the size of the table, the space in the room or and the number of members in the family. One could get a square shaped dining table, a round one, an oval or a rectangular depending on the space and the feel/look of the room. In rectangular or oval tables the chairs on the smaller sides are for the head of the family, which are indicated by higher back or arm rests making them look grander and bigger.
In china mostly people prefer round tables with the exact same kinds of chairs to show equality in the family, sometimes people would also make their servants eat with them to treat them as equals. Dining chairs could be made up of different materials for example different kinds of woods, metal, plastic, glass or sometimes using two materials for the same chair. Dining chairs are supposed to have a very comfortable seat thus most are cushioned and covered with fabric to make the chair comforting and at the same time making it look good.