By Magnilde Winkler. Coffee Tables. At Sunday, December 31st 2017, 14:19:38 PM.
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.
From curves to straight lines, we now move on to coffee tables that feature right angles. The Jacques Cocktail Table from Jonathan Adler is crafted from brushed brass and Lucite for an incredibly chic result that is compact and transparent. Since you can see through the piece, it’s anything but bulky, making it ideal for compact living areas.
We did talk earlier about how the live-edge coffee table blends in with pretty much any style that you have going in the living room. But it is still important to understand exactly what works best in your living space depending on available space and the color palette. Live-edge tables in darker tones generally fit in better with modern interiors where the neutral backdrop gives them an opportunity to shine through. In rustic, farmhouse or traditional living rooms, it is best to pick a slab of wood that has already been used in the room to paint a more lucid picture. A glittering metallic base coupled with a wooden top is the way forward in industrial or even mid-century living rooms.