English translation: ...that we have a tendency to forget
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they are often 'forgotten' about due to the fact that they considered such commonplace objects
Explanation: I understand it to mean that chairs can be considered such commonplace objects that people often tend to 'forget' about them, to the point of no longer being aware of their existence - they are perhaps more concerned about the design of the tables, shelves, cupboards etc. and don't pay as much attention to the chairs.
That is how I interpret it anyhow. A bit more context would help understand it more fully, however.
Sheila Hardie Spain Local time: 21:19 Works in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 15