Areas – Dining Area – Tropical Patterns

AREAS – DINING AREA – Tropical Patterns

COMMON PATTERN IS TO COMBINE THE KITCHEN AND DINING ROOMS
In both tropical and temperate design is it now common to combine kitchen and dining areas to allow better conversation and flow of food.

THE DINING TABLE SIZE IS IMPORTANT
Consider the dining room table size and shape according to the number of people usually around it. Round table for up to 6 people and small spaces. Over this and the table size is too large and conversation is shouted. Consider a oval or rectangular table for larger numbers.

ROUND TABLE DIMENSIONS
To seat 4 people: 36″ Diameter ­- 44″ Diameter
To seat 4-­6 people: 44″Diameter ­- 54″Diameter
To seat 6-­8 people: 54″Diameter – ­72″Diameter

OVAL TABLE DIMENSIONS
To seat 4­-6 people: 36”W x 56”L
To seat 6­-8 people: 36′′W x 72”L
To seat 8-­10 people:36′′W x 84”L (Oval table could be used with leaves to extend for extra people)

SQUARE TABLE DIMENSIONS
To seat 4 people: 36″­- 44″ Square

RECTANGLE TABLE DIMENSIONS
To seat 4 people: 36″W x 48″L
To seat 4­6 people: 36″W x 60″L
To seat 6­8 people: 36″W x 78″L (Thanks to House Plan Helper for this information).​http://www.houseplanshelper.com/dining­table­size.html

DESIGN FOR SPACE TO MOVE AROUND TABLE
Where the table is in the traffic lane, allow 1100 TO 1200 mm from the table for a person to move behind a seated dinner.

Consider the dining room table size and shape according to the number of people usually around it. Round table for up to 6 people and small spaces. Over this and the table size is too large and conversation is shouted. Consider a oval or rectangular table for larger numbers.