Social Beliefs and Ergonomics on Traditional Seat of Wooden Furniture Review of Related Literature

  • Paul Benedict Inkum Interior design and materials Technology department, Faculty of Built and Natural Environment, Kumasi Technical University, Ghana
  • Na Yu College of Furnishings and Industrial Design, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing 210037, China
  • Wu Zhihui College of Furnishings and Industrial Design, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing 210037, China
Keywords: Social Beliefs, Cross-Cultural, Traditional Seat, Wooden Furniture, Ergonomics


The main purpose of this review paper was to highlight Social Beliefs and Ergonomics on Traditional Seat of Wooden Furniture Review of Related Literature. More specifically, the review of limited literature on traditional seat of wooden furniture in view of ergonomics which characterized the basic structure, safety, functions and aesthetics properties. The paper then provides possible solutions to redesign traditional seats that promote healthier sitting behaviours centered on appropriate configuration of its components. The paper also explores the cross-cultural considerations associated with traditional seat furniture design.




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How to Cite
Inkum, P. B., Yu, N., & Zhihui, W. (2020). Social Beliefs and Ergonomics on Traditional Seat of Wooden Furniture Review of Related Literature. Journal La Sociale, 1(4), 9-17.