What is a Coffee Table and Why You Need One in Your Home
A coffee table is an essential element of your living room design. It provides a surface for drinks, snacks, books, magazines, remote controls, etc., adds personality and interest to the room, and can make or break your space’s mood, style and functionality. A coffee table can anchor and unify the room by creating a focal point and connecting the other elements in the space. Don’t let it be an afterthought; put some intention into it while shopping for one.
This blog post may help you to choose and style the perfect coffee table for your living room.
Choosing the Right Coffee Table: Factors to Consider
Coffee tables come in Endless varieties and materials such as Wood, Marble, Wood Veneer, Metal, Glass, and many styles to suit individuals’ preferences. Every space is unique, so depending on the size, shape, and layout of your room and sofa, rug, and other furniture, the intention is to find the correct scale table that fits your space, meets your requirements and reflects your tastes. Your coffee table should complement your other pieces of furniture and make the room feel proportional and balanced.
Styling Your Coffee Table: Tips and Tricks
A coffee table needs to be practical; leave room for everyday things you need, like your remotes, books, etc. Try not to over-decorate with ornaments that detract from the coffee table itself.
Your coffee table probably has a beautiful surface material you want to show off.
Fabric Coffee Tables: Pros and Cons
Also known as ottoman, they are on my list of comfortable things in a casual living room. However, We need trays, baskets or boxes to organize and store items such as books, candles and plants for added charm and character. I love them because an ottoman is more than just a piece of furniture. It’s a piece where you can put your feet up and relax, whether reading a book, watching a movie, or chatting.
Large Coffee Tables: Why I Love Them
I find large coffee tables visually pleasing and quite functional. It works well with linear furniture arrangements, too. They provide room for displaying your most loved possessions, books, and magazines, and You can style them with accessories complementing your theme, colour scheme, and personal taste. Seatings that centre around a large coffee table encourage sociability.
Glass Coffee Tables: grownups bliss, and my favourite
Having Glass coffee tables is a concern when you have young children. But if this is not an issue, Glass is an excellent way of creating more open space and airy aesthetics. Glass reflects light and creates a sense of spaciousness and airiness. I especially love the sculptural glass coffee tables from Fiam because their minimalist design fits the modern urban-inspired interior spaces I regularly work with in apartments in Vancouver, BC. This glass coffee table’s clean lines and soft corners, designed by the architect and designer Rodolfo-Dordoni, are sophisticated and elegant. It’s visually light and unobstructed, giving the space an airy feel.
I hope you feel inspired and confident to find your own. If you need more help or advice, feel free to contact us. I would love to hear from you.
Feature image coffee table photo from Fiam Italia