Things Designers Know: Restaurant Chair Height, Table and Chair Distance & More

To create a comfortable and functional restaurant, details like the standard restaurant chair height and the distance between the seat and bar should never be overlooked. These basic (yet vital) seating and table questions are answered below. Consider this your ultimate guide to restaurant furniture and sizing.

Color Cravings: Yellow Restaurant Chairs

Over the past few months we’ve been profiling restaurants that have made bold color choices when it comes to their restaurant chairs. Think the pink barstools at Recess or the red Hugh chairs at Hat Creek Burger. Today, we wanted to switch things up and talk about our favorite summer color, yellow!

Create the Perfect Palette with Color Finder

Branding is a long, hard process, but in today’s cluttered market of startups, new businesses, and entrepreneurs, it’s an important one to get right. A well-designed brand often seems effortless. Color is just a part of branding, and it’s a vital one, as it can catch and keep our attention just as well or better than a great logo or slogan. Our Color Finder service is designed to help you build a great brand—no hassle included.

Color, Art & Industrial Barstools in Atlanta's Brightest Restaurant

The coolest restaurant in Atlanta is not a restaurant. In fact, it’s a small 14-seat stall in Atlanta’s hot Krog Street Market called Recess. Recess is bursting with color and a healthy dose of  pop art. It’s a restaurant design that’s so well executed, you may find yourself specifying bold and bright colors, too. 

Our 5 Favorite Brady Installations

The Brady Collection can be seen in everything from fast casual restaurants to chic offices. Brady’s design is simple and straightforward, making it the kind of product that can be easily placed in most commercial spaces. So, in honor of one of our most versatile collections, we rounded up five of our favorite Brady installations to date.

Deco Pizza is the Art Deco Pizzeria You Didn’t Know You Needed, Until Now

We’re not sure what part of Deco Pizzeria we love more, the fact that “Mama Deco” (the matriarch whose pizza dough recipe has become a San Antonio staple) still greets you at the door everytime you walk in, or the unexpected anddare we sayfearless use of color that covers every surface of the interior.

Choosing Restaurant Chairs: Ideas for 4 Types of Restaurants

Like foie gras at a burger drive-through, an out-of-place design choice can leave restaurant customers bewildered. Different restaurant concepts come with different expectations attached, and restaurant design and aesthetic is a vital aspect of defining a brand. We work closely with restaurant designers with their fingers on the pulse of today’s trends, and we’ve got insight to share about what restaurant chairs to look for in four types of restaurant: fast casual, casual dining, cafes, and food courts, and cafeterias.

Healthy Food for Everyone: QSR Everytable Lands Shark Tank Deal

“We believe healthy food is a human right, but it’s often a product only available for the most affluent,” says CEO and cofounder Sam Polk of Los Angeles-based healthy fast food restaurant Everytable. While the first store opened nearly two years ago, Polk and cofounder David Foster recently made an appearance on the television show Shark Tank seeking a one-million-dollar investment to expand their brick and mortar location beyond southern California.

What to Look For in Quality Restaurant Chairs

In the midst of all the planning, budgeting, and general mania of opening or redesigning a restaurant, finding the perfect restaurant chairs for your space can be fun. It’s great to get creative with different styles and colors, but the look is just the half of it. Any chairs you choose need to deliver on both style and quality, and while one is easy to see at a glance, the other is not. Here are some key aspects of restaurant chair quality to keep an eye on during your search.

Perfect Pairings for Fine Dining

Fine dining is all about the details.

Perfect Pairings: Table Chair Combos for All Heights

The right table height in a restaurant can mean the difference between a comfortable dining experience and scooching your way through a meal. But having the right table height also means having the right chair.

Memorable Restaurant Design Throughout the Years

From those classic diners of the 50s to the bold and vibrant restaurants of the 80s,

Striking the Right Balance With Restaurant Furniture Planning

When opening a new restaurant, the potential seating layouts available might seem endless, with each option looking better than the last possible combination.