Ethan Allen Design Tip: Size Matters

DANBURY, Conn. (WTNH) – When it comes to decorating, size matters, says Ethan Allen Design Consultant Tad Donovan. Here’s his quick inch-by-inch guide for new furniture and accessories:

  • 15 inches is the minimum amount of space you should have between your coffee table and sofa.
  • 28 inches is the ideal height for your nightstand.
  • 30 inches is how high above your table you should hang a chandelier.
  • 36 inches is the minimum amount of space you should have around your dining table so guests can comfortably pull out their chairs.

Like this tip? Check out Ethan Allen Design Tip: Rug Care

For more information, watch the video above, and for more design tips or help planning the perfect room, visit

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