Sofas get all the living room glory, and sure they keep us comfortable. But the coffee table is the workhorse of the living room. It holds our drinks, remote controls, beloved tech devices, treasured trinkets, and, for better or worse, our take-out dinners at the end of a long day. With such a big, diverse job, we’d speculate that it would be one of the first furniture pieces you thought about when moving into a new place and/or re-decorating … except it’s usually not. So, you might need some guidance or inspiration in the coffee table shopping. It might feel like a shot in the dark, but fear not, we’re here to help. We’ve put together a shopping guide with a few rules to keep in mind when choosing a coffee table.
Whether you’ve got a separate dining room, or you’re carving out some transitional space at your house, finding the right dining table to bring the space together is key.
The dining table is very often the focal point of your gatherings with your family and friends, so not only do you want to make sure it’s a comfortable fit for space, you’ll want it to fit your aesthetic and enhance the design of your home.
There are a lot of shapes to choose from, but it is often dictated by the shape and size of the room, so first, you should carefully Assess the Space, and measure the room before deciding on your furniture, and take into account any windows or doors that cut into your space.