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The Complete Guide: Standard Furniture Sizes and Dimensions

Updated: 2023-03-13

It's a question we always hear: what are the standard sizes and dimensions for furniture? Read on for a breakdown of standard furniture sizes for the types of pieces we get asked about the most. For a printable copy, you can download the PDF below and start finding the right measurements for the furniture in your home.

Standard Table Dimensions in Inches

There's not necessarily a universal, standard table size since there are many different kinds of tables with various functions in your home. So when we say table, we're referring to all of your standard furniture items that feature some legs or foundation and a flat surface on top. We're talking about anything from a dining room table that can fit the whole family to a petite sofa end table. We've listed the most popular categories of tables and their specific dimensions below.

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Tables Height Width Length
Bedside 26 15 19
Buffet 34 24 60
Card 30 36 36
Coffee 19 18 36-48
Conference 30 36 96
Dining 29 40 64
End 20 17 28
Hall 27 15 55
Kitchen 29 36 60
Picnic 28 36 72
Poker 29 48 48
Printer 26 22 26
Sofa 26 14 72
Workstation 26 30 48


Standard Chair & Seating Dimensions in Inches

Chairs and the seating options in your home can have a variety of shapes and sizes, but there are standard dimensions for all types of chairs. You don't want barstools too short of reaching the bar, and you also don't want dining chairs too tall to push into your table. Follow these guidelines below when planning the seating in your home to ensure you choose the right furniture size for every room.

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Chairs Seat Width Seat Depth Seat Height Seat Height
Barstool 17 17 30 42
Dining, Side 19 19 18 36
Dining, Arm 24 18 18 36
Easy 25 26 17 31
Kitchen 19 19 19 34
Kitchen Stool 12 12 27 42
Rocker 20 26 16 40
Upholstered 30 26 16


Standard Dresser & Chest Dimensions in Inches

A chest refers to a standard storage chest with a hinged lid (picture a classic cedar chest) and includes dressers and drawers as well. Also included in the chest category are bookcases since they feature cabinets, drawers, or sometimes both in addition to their traditional book shelving. Regardless of how you're using chests to store things, below is the list of standard sizes for storage chests.

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Chests Height Width Depth
Lowboy (7” leg) 36 36 18
Tall Chest (6” leg) 54 36 18
Bookcase (Paperbacks) 38 36 7
Bookcase (Hardbound) 50 36 10
Blanket 24 36 19
Cedar 20 40 19
Buffet 34 50 20


Standard Mattress Dimensions in Inches

Did you know that California king beds are longer than standard king beds but a few inches more narrow? Even if it's only a few inches, details like this matter when deciding how to choose the right size of furniture for your bedroom. Especially if you're outfitting a smaller bedroom, being familiar with standard mattress sizing is a must. See below for a list and graphic of average bed dimensions.

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Mattress Type Height Width Length
Twin (Regular) 6 38 75
Twin (Long) 6 38 80
Double/Full 8 53 75
Queen 8 60 80
King 10 76 80
California King 10 72 84


Find the Perfect Sized Furniture for Your Home

Do you still have questions or need some help figuring out your space? Contact one of our design consultants or book an appointment below to find out which design options and furniture styles will fit best in your home.

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