Coffee tables are one of the furniture pieces which add beauty to any living room while serving their very purpose. They come in varied designs which suit living room themes. To make sure that you have the right one that fits not only your taste but also your space, there are three things whihc you must not forget when buying one. These are function, scale and style.
Obviously, function explains how you plan to use this piece. Is it for mere decoration, holding other objects to display? Or would you allow guests to eat on them every now and then? Your answer to these questions defines the make of the coffee table you ought to buy.
Scale, on the other hand, has something to do with the table's size in consideration of the size of the living room. If the size and the shape of the table do not compliment your living room, the traffic flow in it will be affected.
Finally, you cannot go wrong with the coffee table style if you will pattern or match it the style of the furnishings you already have at the moment. Think of or visualize living room combinations which other homeownes already pulled together.