The definition of furniture refers to the set of furniture with which a certain space is equipped, serving for the normal activities of any , office or home. All these elements are used to carry out different tasks such as working, resting or eating.
This section includes, for example, chairs, tables, shelves, counters, writers, armchairs or other types of furniture. The concept of furniture excludes any machine or appliance, such as computers, telephones or household appliances.
Types of furniture
There are several classes of furniture, among which are distinguished:
- Furniture that has a storage use such as libraries, archives, etc.
- Furniture that is presented as horizontal surfaces that separate from the floor such as chairs, armchairs, tables, counters, etc.
- Urban furniture, which is what local administrations and the city council place for the use and enjoyment of the city's residents.
The main materials used for the construction of the furniture are metal, and especially wood. They are resistant and comfortable materials that guarantee a long life of these furniture. Beyond aesthetics, what is intended with the furniture is that it is as practical as possible and durable for any user.
The definition of furniture is also used to refer to all those related to elements or furniture that can be moved or moved.
Furniture in economy
In economics, the concept of furniture is linked above all to furniture value, which is the transmission of rights over real estate, thus converting them into rights into values that can be transmitted easily. This value stands out because it is negotiable and can be grouped into issues. These securities include promissory notes, bills of exchange, actions and obligations.