Coffee Table Design Ideas


Coffee tables, serve decorative and practical purposes in the living room. The coffee table functioned as a centerpiece for casual entertainment. Seating was arranged around the table, with the table placed before the sofa and a chair set to either side to form a “U” shape. This allowed access to the coffee table from all sides. But the coffee table did more than provide a convenient place for guests to set down their beverage. Magazines were becoming increasingly popular and the coffee table provided a place to display the colorful covers. It wasn’t long before the coffee table was accessorized with ceramics, vases of flowers and coffee table books. There are several good coffee table design ideas that include features that are safe, practical and attractive. For more information about coffee table design ideas, find it in the following paragraphs.

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Good Coffee Table Design Ideas

Here are some coffee table design ideas. Firstly, a round table is perfect for spaces that incorporate two or more couches or seats in the room. People can sit around the table and freely talk and mingle with perfect spacing between them. These are optimal for games and social scenes. Often times these tables will have a single column in the middle that holds up the table. You need to make sure this is nice and sturdy for the weight of the table itself. Next is about flip top design, these tables have a top to them that can flip up to store things inside. These are often popular for people will space limitations. You don’t waste any space with this design. These are much heavier than other designs though, because of the added bulk of the containing space inside the table.

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Glass tables are very popular nowadays and look great. Some have no edging on them, while others have edging made of metal or wood, with glass inlays. These are tough to keep clean, and those without edging can be dangerous for small children. Another coffee table design ideas; Slate table. Slate and stone topped coffee tables can give the room a nice rustic look. Of course, these tables are going to be the heaviest of them all! Then, last but not least, acrylic table. These are basically plastic tables that are transparent, but these can be extremely expensive and very sought after. A lot of designer furniture makers have created collections in recent years that are priced in the thousands for small pieces. Larger tables can be very very expensive, but very elegant and fun as well.

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There are some nice coffee table design ideas to think if you want to purchase a coffee table.  After all, with this coffee table you can get  a way to adding interest to a room and making the most of what you have. Choosing the right one can really make your living room or any other room look great.

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44 thoughts on “Coffee Table Design Ideas

  1. Amara.66

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  2. Aviana.66

    Please your tenants before participating in this program. The light fixtures they provide will accomplish it impossible for tenants to Compact Fluorescent bulbs with a * type adapter, and will instead require that they employ pin type fluorescents with external ballasts built into the fixture. Not only will these MORE electricity than the CFL bulbs your tenants may already have, they (and you) will be forced to pay higher prices for the pin type bulbs. The fixtures installed may not be for the application, such as putting only about 15 watts of lighting in an otherwise unlighted bathroom, forcing many tenants to provide their absorb lighting fixtures. This program is not really progress, it represents a subsidy for a few unscrupulous contractors who will not only happily replace perfectly light fixtures with really cheap ones, but will leave holes in the walls and demolish the the usable fixtures as of this program. The program was designed for and consumption, not conservation. It will increase YOUR maintenance costs.

  3. Daniel_Enrique_Teagan

    Dont throw water on other peoples potential of gifting. Three suggestions.1. Give to a charity in their name (a previous and suggestion)2. Give sentimental gifts. Not alot of money but perhaps a or newspaper from their childhood3. Food

  4. Nova Addisyn Briley

    Add another reason: free entertainment! They are so dang funny! His reactions to bird & squirrel videos on youtube are apt of a video itself.There is a reason why the internet is dominated by cat pictures. Because cats really are the best pet. Dogs are kiddos, and need constant monitoring.

  5. Sky Tori

    I applaud the article. We are in the process of doing exactly this. We are painting the cabinet doors, the kitchen floor was done a few months ago. The countertops and sink and faucet will be done after the cabinet doors are painted. I estimate that we will spent about $1500 on all of these updates and I am feeling we will a current kitchen. Having really expedient wood cabinets is a plus and a layout that really cannot be changed so updating this is the to go. It is extremely economical and the outcome looks and refreshed.

  6. Greyson.666

    Everyone already everything I was going to say. London, my all-time city in the world, which reveals joys and pleasures every time I visit, is terrifyingly expensive, even to someone who lives in an expensive east US city.

  7. Victoria Camila Erika A.

    I switched to Mac years ago and will never back. While Windows 7 is bearable, I rather a Mac. I admire the high quality materials they consume to craft their products and how they are. I however, dual boot into Linux for fun. Overall, I mainly OSX for everything I do. Graphic design, college work, and of course gaming and web browsing/chat/listening to music. I found my MBPro to be worth every penny. No regrets.

  8. Miles Allan Jan

    I long felt this would be a chilly belief . . . I was right, once again 🙂 I cannot wait to what you all up with! Also, Amen to the fact that no one (that I know anyway) has an absolutely perfect ready for even an AT house tour but they all some attributes and are places I to be.

  9. Devon

    would not say any of them are basic, except white kitchen cabinets if done in melamine with oak band pulls. mcm is extremely specific in its proportions & materials, also many people outright it, hardly basic. subway tile will be whether on trend or not because of its classic proportions; it only becomes cargo pants when in the environment. granite to be expensive, but then, so was air-conditioning; people impartial they will it as bells & whistles, not as necessity.

  10. Joshua Donavan

    I all of the coments on decorating and baking, but dont forget to change out the furnace filters, the chimney cleaned (if you are lucky enough to one) and protect those pipes from the posibility of freezing!Dont forget to laugh when you can….

  11. Samantha Liv R.

    haha.. we had our Christmas party at Paris on Ponce last year. place! May I ask, is your area in Virgina Highlands? I lived there last year and loved the neighborhood and the craftsman homes!

  12. Alfonso_Lewis_Ean

    I was intrigued by the statement “Mid century was known for fabrics,” so I did a Google Image search for “midcentury upholstery.” Results included a lot of solid-color upholstered furniture, a lot of boldly patterned fabric on the bolt, but not many images of boldly patterned fabric ON the furniture (and some of those were either horrendous, or current ironic revamps, or both). I did some period-appropriate fabric that would be my ideal if this chair were mine (already sold, but you the idea):

  13. Kaya@1984

    All advice from Animal Control. I that if you remail and demonstrate them the out, they will buy it ASAP. Possums, racoons, birds, bats ususally fair need to be guided to the door or window.Unless you bear something that has actually taken up location in your attic or chimney – then you that requires professional help.

  14. Kassidy

    I dont understand why people who work in the world of “creative art” would want to hire someone to acquire their special space. The window views are magnificent.

  15. Ramona

    I came to the to reviews for different sheet sets I looked at, and found it suspicious that EVERYONE praised Venus Rising, and ALL other brands and sites are dissed.I had the “cheapo” department store stuff, and it can be and does soft.Moreover, people had extremely experiences from overstock.com, as well as ones. That is why they consumer reviews. They absorb blueprint too many products to those, moreover, some of the sets reviews.The people I feel sorry for, though, are ones who would read this and something so one-brand oriented was trustworthy.

  16. Cayden.66

    @kcturl Interesting. I conclude that we moldings in one of the rooms. Im to try this. My instinct is to my living room but of course probably better to with a non “centerpiece” area.

  17. Mitchell German Samir V.

    style, but it reminds me more of an Anthropologie store than a home–the quirk feels placed rather than expressed from the soul. (Perhaps a person who thinks the faux bookshelves are taking up the dwelling where her bookshelves would stand is not the best person to render an opinon.)

  18. Alfredo-Camron-Jaron

    my corner neighbor is a bit “off”. one evening my husband had left the house with some friends and the kids and i stayed behind. when the weather is out we tend to leave the windows for a breeze, even after dark. we them when we to bed. anyway, not even ten minutes after hed left, someone knocked at the door. our porch light was out and i wasnt able to who was at the door, so i asked “who is it” and all i got was grumbling and mumbling. again, i asked who is it as i was trying to my 4 year broken-down from peaking out the window.. he did it anyway. after i again got a irregular acknowledge i called my next door neighbor and asked him to outside and check out our house. everything was fine. needless to say, i closed all the windows and turned on all the lights, haha. i asked my son who it was outside, since he had looked out the window. he told me it was a man dressed batman. :/ okkayy. yeah, i dont the door at any time of day or night if its someone im not of. besides, strangers coming to my door are few and far between.

  19. Josue999

    Yeah, I belief about the comparison between him and Spurlock from “Supersize Me.” But the thing is, the living radically (either by stuffing your craw with ample Macs or forsaking TP) HAS BEEN DONE. Editorially, I don’t what is about this – it is the same shtick!With “Supersize Me” you knew what the punch line would be when you started the movie – everything in moderation, junk food is bad. With this guy, it is going to be the same with his book and film – we went radical, but now we’ve decided to exiguous changes every day so we can live with exiguous luxuries (like TP and a cab). I mean, it would for a really appealing if at the of the year this guy hauled off and decided to really live off the grid in Idaho shooting deer and skinning it with his bare hands. But I don’t his wife trading in her Chloe boots for overalls and a lean-to, do you?I might more for this project if this guy is planning to all Michael Pollan on this book and the journalism to figure out exactly how many calories it costs (literally, how energy) now that he’s made all these hyper-environmental lifestyle changes. Like, is he really using fewer calories, overall, by baking his bread and is that a change, environmentally? Or, would we all be better off environmentally, on the whole, if we bought our bread from a supplier with a bigger oven who comes to the Greenmarket? If he’s planning on focusing on the science instead of all the “dramatic” hardships, well, that might be a book.Otherwise, why I care if these two losers who are too to their coffee, with their maid, apartment, showy boots and generally yuppie lifestyle to their butts with water?

  20. QuintinReynaldo

    super-funtional space- the pink! Am certain Kitty moves his litter tray in a diminutive secret corner- mine catch stage- sometimes if I in on them, so they would admire this.

  21. Marlon-1971

    An intersting brand about Shabby Chic over the past few years was that every now and then they were stocking some extremely non-shabby chic items. I bought a Missoni throw at the Santa Monica store on sale for $100 .It was $250 at the few retailers who did carry it but I never it on sale.So while everyone was “over it,” I was scoring some sweet deals that had nothing to with white ruffles or over priced flea market furniture. Suckers!!

  22. MillieEmmyElliott

    Aspirational hoarding is definitely a thing. I recently cleaned out the apt. of someone with hoarding issues and a amount of it was binders (and boxes and bins) of apt. design, clothing, lifestyle, etc. from catalogs and magazines laying out her ideal life.

  23. Jesus

    Raise your glass and a toast, at least three times during the meal. Once for the host, once for the cook and those who prepared the meal and once for the guests who honour you with their presence. This simple ritual usually inspires others to the same. Through our appreciation, there begins the magic of sharing the moment together.

  24. Willow-Adrianna

    It looks you live in the same apartment building that my son lives in in NYC. The looks absolutely identical. And he has a neighbor down below who is constantly complaining about noise even when nobody is even around whatsoever.For the windows he archaic a tension rod and up some curtains that block out the light when closed, but allow for free of the deep window sills. Currently he has pots of herbs that are growing well on the sills. He found the curtains on clearance at IKEA.

  25. EmersonTatumAngelique

    LOVE!! This is so fantastic, a dwelling that makes you smile! What is the gold ceiling paint in the bedroom? It is so fab and lux I need some of that!!

  26. Jaylin1973

    I recently bought a area with a windowless bathroom straight out of Mauve Town. It was awful, especially compared to the rest of the condo, with the mauve floor tiles continued up the walls to vanity height (so hideous!). I sanded all the wall tiles and painted them a white, painted the walls and ceiling a soothing pale blue/gray, replaced the floor tiles with 12×12 slate to match the kitchen floor, added a pedestal sink and nickel fixtures and lighting. It was a impact with minimal effort. I would suggest a paler blue/gray for your bathroom. luck!

  27. Ivy-Hattie

    What about family over gifting the kids? We the sole grandchild on both sides and I know one of grandparents has enough gifts purchased and stocked the basement for the next 5 years worth of gifts in my opinion. I saw a colossal 10 year kid toy last time I visited and she was a baby!

  28. Kimberly Elisa Greta I.

    Soup! When the veggies in the fridge looking a tired throw them into a * and boil them into veggie stock to freeze for later. During the winter mu husband and I eat tons of soup because it is cheap to make, warms the tummy on a chilly day, and tastes cozy.Also, about hosting a Soup Swap party with friends. This is phenomenon that started in Seattle and is an to together with friends and neighbors for beneficial company, charming soup, and recipe swapping.

  29. DelilahRaegan

    @muahree–first bath in a NY unit, apartment or home, is supposed to absorb a tub, then it can to 3/4 or 1/2 bath. there also should be a bath approx every three bedrooms, but older homes were built w different guidelines. unclear if this is only bath; if so, tub is needed for & re-sale.

  30. Ali Guadalupe R.

    MAGNIFICENT. The architect and you the clients are to be praised. The textures. The accents throughout. The graphic details the 7-Up sign, bleached Union Jack, the stripes of the twin matresses. The playfulness of ball fringe on a sheer curtain, the bordello stairway to the second floor, the milk bottle lights, the diagonal placement of rugs in the living room, the painted/unpainted dining room chairs.The starkness of the white walls and the architecture allow the outdoors to become a prominent allotment of the interior design. The lack of clutter allow us to visually adore objects and arrangements (like the special asymmetrical placing of the many frame pieces).If I lived closer, I would knock on your door and beg for a tour.

  31. Finn Jaydin

    As a archaic owner I recently been asking myself a similar question…to paint or not to paint. I want to avoid the peeling cracking and chipping that can happen with acrylic paint on wood. In my research I came across lindseed oil paint. It might be something that could work for you.

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