No home will be complete without any furniture. Coffee table sets are amongst the most essential furniture for a home. A coffee table set typically includes a coffee table and one or more end tables. Sometimes, a sofa table is also included. Usually set up in a living room, it completes the whole living room setting. It is usually chosen to complement the whole theme of the living room or the house.
Coffee table sets are available in many designs, shapes, sizes and brand names. Homeowners are spoiled with choices of rectangular, round and oval shapes. Coffee tables are made of various different materials such as wrought iron, stainless steel, marble, and glass. Some are made of high-quality wood like teak and oak. Some coffee tables are added with glass tops. Depending on the theme of the living room, homeowners can choose antique wrought iron coffee tables for the classic Victorian look. Otherwise, those who like simple, modern look can opt for teak or oak coffee tables in rich burgundy or dark brown. Some coffee tables are made of rare materials such as rattan. These give the overall Asian or Tiki look for the living room, especially for beach houses or homes in a tropical country.
Most coffee tables are designed with drawers for convenient storing and organizing. Some drawers come with locks for privacy and safety. Some coffee tables have matching sofas or settees that are relatively cheaper than buying them separately. Other interesting features that some coffee tables have are removable glass tops. This allows homeowners to remove the glass top, arrange photos or artwork on the table and put the glass back on the tabletop to protect them. Some coffee tables have a compartment under the glass top and this is great as small, decorative items can be arranged in it. For example, pebbles can be arranged in it to achieve the Zen look.
Coffee table sets are essential in every home. They serve as excellent decorative pieces. They are also functional during parties when entertaining guests. Coffee tables with intricate designs may also be great conversation starters. They are crucial furniture for living rooms, as they help complement the theme of the room. Coffee tables with removable, transparent glass tops can serve as photo or artwork displays. They will certainly add aesthetic value to the theme, excellent for art lovers or photography enthusiasts to exhibit their work. Coffee tables can also be decorated with a vase of fresh flowers or a bowl of water with floating tea lights. Some people prefer arranging a few aromatherapy candles on them, while others resort in an assortment on books or magazines.
The first area of a home that guests will see is the living room. Therefore, it is important that the living room be decorated in a theme that portrays the host's personality. No other furniture describes a homeowner's individuality better than his or her choice of coffee tables. With manufacturers designing and making more coffee table sets every year, homeowners will never be out of designs to choose.