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Modern Coffee Tables for Your Living Room

October 20th, 2013
Hokku Designs Nile Motion Coffee Table with Storage

Hokku Designs Nile Motion Coffee Table with Storage

There is nothing better than adding modern coffee tables to your living room. It is because coffee tables do not only serve decorative visual appeal but also comfort and homey nuance. There is nothing more enjoyable than having a cup of tea or coffee while having conversation with family in a coffee table.

As a common piece in any living room, you will find many styles of coffee tables from traditional to modern. Traditional coffee tables are mostly made of wood while the modern ones can be made of plastic, metal, or glass.

Depending on the design of your living room, whether it is traditional, contemporary, rustic, etc, you should choose a coffee table that goes with it. While wooden coffee table complement traditional or rustic living room decor, modern coffee tables are available in several kinds to beautify your modern living room.

Actually modern coffee tables have more styles than the traditional ones. Typically traditional coffee tables simply come with a smooth tabletop and four legs. The modern ones can be round, square, or even octagon-shaped.

Unlike traditional coffee tables which come in ornate designs with a lot of craftsmen work, the modern ones have clean lines and simple designs. They sometimes come in bold attractive color. Depending on the function, they can be designed in different heights with more than a few different table tops. A glass or tile is sometime insert to the table top to add style.

Again, the function of the coffee table influence how it is designed. For example, family members who love to spend the weekend by playing games my consider a coffee table with game boards on the tabletop like backgammon or droughts.

Hokku Designs Jade Black White Coffee Table

Hokku Designs Jade Black White Coffee Table

Hokku Designs Lark Contemporary Coffee Table

Hokku Designs Lark Contemporary Coffee Table

The design of modern coffee tables can be adjusted to suit your needs. While coffee tables for some families host game night, other families may use coffee tables for giving extra storage space. For this purpose, the coffee tables can be designed with shelves or cabinets.

You can find such coffee tables with cabinet doors, ladder-style shelving, and other designs. With this storage, books, magazines, and other supplies will be well-arranged. It supports the idea of modern design in which the storage help avoid messy look on the table surface.

Another favorable design is modern lift-top coffee tables. Some hardware pieces are added under the tabletop so the entire top can be lifted to offer versatile storage capacity.  Which modern coffee tables do you like to have for your living room?

Ave Six Wall Street Chrome Espresso Modern Coffee Tables

Ave Six Wall Street Chrome Espresso Modern Coffee Tables

Hokku Designs Braxton Walnut Modern Coffee Tables

Hokku Designs Braxton Walnut Modern Coffee Tables