Reference of Conventional Dimension of Tables Categorized by Functions.
Dimensions of Desk：
fixed：depth 450-700mm (600mm is better), height 750mm;
movable：depth 650-800mm, height 750-780mm.
Length: no less than 900mm, better to be 1500-1800mm.
The height of the space underneath the desk top has to be more than 580mm, and the width has to be over 520mm.
Dimensions of Dining Table:
The height of dining tables are usually in four specifications: 700mm, 720mm, 740mm, 760mm.
Most of dining tables are 720-780mm high, however, western countries prefer 680-720mm high.
The width of a square-shaped table: 750mm, 900mm, 1200mm.
The width of a rectangle table: 800mm, 900mm, 1050mm, 1200mm. The length: 1500mm, 1650mm, 1800mm, 2100mm, 2400mm.
Normally, the size of a rectangle dinning table for two persons is 700x850mm, for four persons is 1350x850mm, for six persons is 1400x700mm, for eight persons is 2250x850mm.
Diameter of round dining tables: 500mm for one person, 800mm for two persons, 900mm for four persons, 1100mm for five persons, 1300mm for eight persons.
Dimensions of Office Table:
Large: length 1500mm, width 850mm, height 780mm;
Middle: length 1200mm, width 650mm, height 780mm;
Small: length 1000mm, width 550, height 780mm.
Height difference between table and chair range from 250mm to 320mm (300mm as a common choice).
- Chapter6.5. Ergonomic design of tables, “Structure Design of Furniture” by Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University on MOOC, 2021.
- Chapter6.6. Reference of Conventional Dimension of Tables, “Structure Design of Furniture” by Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University on MOOC, 2021.