What do you think should be behind the choice of Upholstered Coffee Table in your living room? A whim, the seller’s recommendation or simply belonging to the style in which you want to arrange the room? Of course, not even one of these options can support a decision that you will enjoy for a long time. The coffee table is a very important stylistic and functional element in the decor of a living room, therefore, before opting for a certain model, you should ask yourself (and answer at least) three questions.
However, before you reveal these questions, we will review the most popular types of tables of c Afea , depending on the material, design and special features.
Thus, depending on the material from which they are made, you can opt for wooden Upholstered Coffee Table, glass, metal, rattan, aluminum, acrylic or OSB panels (laminated wood boards) or chipboard. There are many types of surface, upholstered, some are transparent, others opaque.
The design of coffee tables is extremely varied, but very common are the models of coffee tables round, square, rectangular, cylindrical, with three or four legs or even on wheels.
Some of these pieces of furniture have special features. Thus, the extendable coffee table, coffee table with storage space or coffee table on which you can sit are ingenious options, suitable for small spaces.
How often and in what way will you use the coffee table?
Many of peoples are not using the Upholstered Coffee Table for serving, but it used as a decoration element. In others, each member of the family uses it differently: adults place snacks and drinks on its surface, children draw or play, teenagers rest their feet on its edge when watching their favorite series, and so on.If you have a pet, it would be good to choose a stable coffee table, which the quadruped cannot overturn.
If you do not have enough space, you can opt for sets of coffee tables.There are differents size in coffee table, in which we can placed on the top of the each other. And some have no free surface on top.
What shape and size should the coffee table have?
The shape and size of the coffee table depend mainly on the configuration of the furniture in the room, the available space and the type of sofa or corner.
The arrange your coffee table you have to know about this facts. The coffee table must not placed in 45 cm form sofa and differents things. If you does not follow this facts and placed the coffee table in 35 cm, its not comfortable.
The coffee table should not be higher than the seat of the sofa, but it is not desirable to have a table that is much lower than the sofa. There are two pieces of furniture having equal distances between among upto 5 cm.
If you have a corner in the living room, take into account its type when choosing the table. Thus, a round or square coffee table fits a corner with equal sides, while a rectangular or oval one will look better in combination with an L-shaped corner .
The coffee table should not be longer than the sofa. The ideal size of the table should not exceed two thirds of the length of the sofa.
Coffee Table Materials
The Style of Coffee table is arrange by choosing materials. And its is very important because the materials is depends the quality of tables.
In a living room arranged in industrial style you can perfectly integrate a coffee table made of metal or wood, and in a modern one you can choose transparent coffee tables, made of acrylic or glass.
If you opt for wood in the idea that these tables will be more resistant, keep in mind that some wood essences show wear faster than others. There are different types for making coffee tables like oak, teak and durable are most essences. They are mininal require to fullfil the requirements of coffee table.
An original version of the coffee table is the ottoman: an upholstered piece of furniture, without backrest or arms, which can be used as a chair, as a footrest and even as a table, if you take care to use a tray for cups and plates.
So, do not rush to buy your coffee table for the living room before carefully measuring the available space, to establish concretely what you want from this piece of furniture and, last but not least, to be prepared to consider other options than the traditional rectangular coffee table, made of wood.