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Modern Coffee Tables Offer Many Designs

December 6, 2009

When decorating a living room, most people insist it contain a small table in front of their couch to hold beverages and snacks, but today’s modern coffee tables do more than just hold coffee cups. They are designed to fit into most every décor and come equipped with a variety of tops.

Solid wood, glass, wire mesh and tile are just a few of the available tops of modern coffee tables and their construction ranges from cheaper laminated particle board to the more luxurious woods or even metal and glass. Wood laminates are even making in-roads into the coffee table décor.

Modern coffee tables also come in a variety of shapes and sizes to accommodate the size of the room in which they are intended. Normally rectangular, they are available in a myriad of shapes such as round, oval, square and even kidney shaped. If you need a special shape for your room, there are modern coffee tables to fit.

Coffee Tables Made To Fit Into Groups

Of course, having just modern coffee tables in a living room usually is not standard as end tables, occasional tables, telephone tables are based on the same design, and they really form a perfect grouping if they match the sofa and chairs. Even people practicing Feng Shui select tables to allow the Chi freedom to flow throughout the room.

Large colonial style homes with early American furniture often feature modern coffee tables to accent and can practically be guaranteed to find one to fit into the rest of the house’s décor. The can be found in old world design or in the design of America’s early American.

From honeycomb designs to waterfall, or two-level tables, modern coffee tables can also be functional instead of just decorative. Many have storage space for magazines or other items and some have pull out drawers or shelves. There are some that hide stacking blocks to be used as occasional tables.

Glass tops on modern coffee tables may give the room the appearance of being larger that they really are, while solid tables may visually reduce the room’s size.

Depending on your home and its intended use, will play a major roll in determining what type, style, size and material is right for you, but modern coffee tables can be found in such wide-ranging materials and designs there’s one that will appear to have been made just for you.