By Magnilde Winkler. Coffee Tables. At Sunday, December 31st 2017, 13:45:18 PM.
Unless you have been living under a rock for the last two years, you would be no stranger to the geometric décor trend. Geo décor has found its way into every room of the house with homeowners replacing traditional round mirrors with those featuring hexagonal frames, the simple lighting fixture with wiry, geometric pendants and the common square or rectangular coffee table with something a lot quirkier. In a living room dominated by simple, straight lines and plenty of monotony, a hexagonal coffee table or one with an abstract, polygon outline can make a huge difference indeed.
The design trick with round tables is determining how much walking space there is around the table. Guests should feel comfortable in walking past seated guests, without feeling like a movie theater and saying “excuse me” for seated guests to have to stand! Assume at least 1-2 feet around your coffee table, more or less depending on the seating arrangement.
The Architect Nesting Coffee Tables from West Elm are crafted from ash veneer with an Earl Gray finish, as well as wrought iron legs. Need more surface area? Nix the nesting for twice the space. When you’re done, the smaller table stashes neatly under the large one.