Body measurements & table/chair height


body measurements table chair intro

Body measurements / Space requirements / furniture dimensions.


Solar orientation and room layout


north arrow

Solar orientation (west, east, north and south) denotes primarily the sun position throughout the day and the year. Rooms should be located to take best advantage of the sun. However, sunlight are not always desirable to enter into the interior space. In some cases (for example during the winter) it is advantageous while in other cases (for example during summer) they should be blocked. 


Typical types of bathtubs


Tubes can be categorized by the method used to install them. The three basic installation types are attatched-apron, deck-mounted and freestanding. There are many different shapes of bathtubs and a range of materials to choose from, such as acrylic, cast iron, steel and wood.

  • The rectangular bathtub

Rectangular tubes are the most common shape. The rectangular tub is usually placed in contact with two or three walls. The free sides are covered with tiles or other material such as wood panels. The most popular material for the manufacturing of rectangular bathtubs is acrylic, since this is a lightweight yet very strong material. Moreover acrylic can be easily moulded into the required shape, even into extremely curved details.

Rectangular bathtubs come in a wide range of widths, lengths, depths, and colors in addition to the traditional 30" x 60" X 14" white version. Sizes vary from very short tubs of 1 meter long that are recommended for small bathrooms up to 1.70 or 1.80 meters long. The standard width of a tub is 0.70 or 0.75 meters.

An appropriate size for two people to share is a tube of 1.80 X 0.75 meters or 1.80 X 0.80 meters. In most case there is a side ledge, suitable for the storage of several personal care products (shampoo, soap, sponge, etc).  

bathtub, drawing, rectangular bathtub, tub


Minimum clearance areas around bathroom fixtures


In order to arrange properly bathroom fixtures you should take into account (apart from the size of the fixtures) the minimum clearance areas that are required around them. 

toilet, floor plan


Page 17 of 17

Related articles

Rug size should match the living room's furniture placement. placement of furniture based on the size of the rug. How big of a rug should the living room have?
If you feel that your dining area is rather boring, then consider changing the pendant light above the table. Pendant lights apart from serving as light sources in a room, they can also be used as focal points.
The article discusses the various types of carpet-making methods and the decorative styles that they typically associate with.

The most complete book about Furniture Arrangement

Latest advice

My parents’ house is old styled and the living room is 6m X 3m and height 3m. The patio door is 1.35 m wide. The home furnishings are 25 year old. There is a double rail curtain track behind the crown molding 3m long. Could I hang window treatment that extends the full length of the wall instead of...
I want to buy curtains for my open plan living room kitchen but I have no idea what to choose. The balcony doors are next to each other. The living room features a variety of color, including black and blue cushion sofa and armchairs, and red cushions. Black and gray furniture, white walls complete the...
“What is the most suitable type of flooring for a gym?”
According to your experience is it a good solution to install grass pavers on the outer garage ramp floor? We prefer planting grass than installing concrete floor on the yard. However we do not know their resistance and the care that they might need. Would the grass maintain its look? How could I water...

Cookies Policy