Those seeking even more contrast can choose a coffee table that blends unusual form with warmth of wood or sparkle of metal to create a cool focal point. In most modern living rooms the large coffee table is being replaced by a collection of smaller coffee tables or even a trio of stylish side tables which give a lot more design flexibility. This summer try out this new look for a fresher and more vibrant living room.
A grouping of items gets a big dose of drama by varying the height of the items on display. Below we see a collection of interesting elegant items including a trio of striking black vases: Don’t forget about the power of one large vase containing sculptural flowers. We’re fans of calla lilies:
This is precisely when your DIY skills come in mighty handy! A is perfect for those who are picky about the tiniest of detail when it comes to choosing a coffee table and it also saves plenty of dough.
If midcentury modern coffee tables are not your thing then try out equally trendy and contemporary coffee tables with Nordic charm. The DIY Danish modern coffee table is a showstopper that looks as good as any store-bought piece while the minimal DIY tile coffee table is even sleeker and can also offer a dash of storage space for your magazines.
Creating the perfect living room is as much about the aesthetics as it is about ergonomics and in contemporary homes with an open plan living it is this curated space that sets the tone for your entire interior.
Last but not least instead of focusing on a cluster of items you can add drama by grouping a cluster of tables especially if the tables are slightly different heights. Since more is more when it comes to the tables below clean-lined vases are all that’s needed to top them!