The furnishings for places where the public visits to rest, relax, eat, drink or sleep, are as diverse as those for the work space if not more so.  Whether tables and chairs for a high volume restaurant or rooms in a luxury hotel the design must be supported as the environment lends itself to the sale of the brand by creating a unique ambiance that customers will want to visit again and again.  Looks aside the furniture must also function and meet the criteria for durability and maintenance.