At its most basic, the coffee table is a table positioned in the middle of the living room where people can place their coffee cups, remote controls, magazines or newspapers. It can also be used as a desk, dining table, a table for children’s use or as a footrest. If need be, sturdier models can also serve as additional seating.
Rectangular coffee tables suit both big and small rooms. Square ones are more ideal for bigger rooms. The same can be said for round coffee tables. The round types are also better for homes with kids since its smoother edges are safer and less accident-prone. Solid coffee tables have a high-end look to them which makes them nice accent tables. Raised models meanwhile allow a better view beneath the table. The raised ones also produce a good impression of space.
When looking for a good coffee table, you need to consider the scale and size of the table. Its scale and size should suit and fit the room very well. The way you’re going to use the table is another key in determining the right table for your home. As for color and style, get one that best complements the room and its furnishings. Or you can choose a model that will serve as an accent piece to make the room pop.