Object Families are the groups into which objects are categorized by their overall function and purpose. Objects in the Object Families are also grouped by how they are used and the kind of function they provide. Object Families are often designed with the same intention and purpose. Objects within the Object Families may also have specialized forms and functions. Object Families are also typically used within the same spaces and situations. Although objects within an object family have similar functions, they can range in materiality, color, shape, and form. Object families include barware, glassware, bedding, pet supplies, and toys.