Available in a vast selection of styles, a coffee table is one of the important furniture pieces at home. Walk into any furniture store and you’ll find plenty of coffee tables like as the glass coffee tables, the wooden coffee tables, the black coffee tables, cherry coffee tables and so on. All of them look absolutely lovely in any living room decor. But to create rooms that are not just “lovely” but extremely attractive and unusual, interior designers prefer to use creative coffee table alternatives instead. Here are a few of the designers’ favorite ways to add life , color and attractiveness to your living room.
Coffee Table with Storage
You can spice up your living room furniture with a modern coffee table with storage. Check out the design below. Here the table top can be easily slided to store magazines, books, etc. The design is very flexible. You can opt for the style and size of your coffee table and enhance it with legs of your choice.
Convertible Coffee Table
This Convertible Coffee Table is a great space saver. This is a well-designed, smart and flexible coffee table which can be used as two separate items of furniture. During the day you’ll have a nice coffee table, and when is time for dinner the coffee table can can be lifted up and transformed to a higher, larger dining table. Both the styles look good and it is indeed a space saving funiture if you live in a small space.
Wooden Chest Coffee Table
What about the following coffee table? Well, this is a new style statement in modern homes. The below picture is that of a wooden chest. Originally designed as luggage for long cruises, the wooden trunks or chests can be used as a coffee table, adding character and history to a living room. Look for wooden Chinese trunks or steamer trunks in different materials or finishes, or even a stack of vintage suitcases or photographer’s cases and place them in the living room or bedroom as coffee tables.
Aquarium Coffee Table
It is not really a surprise there are aquarium coffee tables. Well an aquarium can be used as a coffee table. Well, watching fish swim in front of you or just to see the water in front of you can be very relaxing.
Modular Coffee Table
Try these modular coffee table plans. Two coffee tables can be placed together in a number of varied arrangements or placed separately for use as end tables.
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