By Magnilde Winkler. Coffee Tables. At Sunday, December 31st 2017, 14:24:45 PM.
Those seeking even more contrast can choose a coffee table that blends unusual form with warmth of wood or sparkle of metal to create a cool focal point. In most modern living rooms the large coffee table is being replaced by a collection of smaller coffee tables or even a trio of stylish side tables, which give a lot more design flexibility. This summer, try out this new look for a fresher and more vibrant living room.
Few pieces of furniture define your living room as the coffee table and fewer see as much traffic as these versatile delights. The modern coffee table is much more than a space for your magazines, books and beverages. It brings the living room together from an aesthetic and functional point of view, provides a dashing focal point when you need one and can also offer a hint of textural and visual contrast on other occasions. But changing between coffee tables with altering seasons and trends can be an expensive and time-consuming affair. And even if you are willing to go the extra yard, it is often hard to find exactly what you are looking.
In contrast to popular perception, the mirrored coffee table fits in surprisingly well with a wide range of styles that vary from sophisticated minimalism to shabby chic and even bohemian. It is the finish of the coffee table (you can look at mirrored coffee tables with different frames), its overall silhouette and geometric shape that ultimately define which style it fits best. A smart coffee table with a distressed wooden frame can blend in with rustic, shabby chic, farmhouse and even industrial styles despite its mirrored surface. On the other hand, futuristic designs with a refined aura are perfect for high-end bachelor pads oozing with minimalism.