The coffee table is the ultimate dual-purpose piece of furniture in your living room. Not only does it have to look great in the living room space but it also needs to serve a practical function too, which is why storage matters.
Coffee tables with storage - colours and materials
Wood is the classic material for coffee tables. That's because it is strong, durable and looks better with age. It’s also available in a variety of shades and wood finishes to suit any living room space, whether you have a large sofa or small. Our range also includes coffee tables made using metal and glass, using the finest quality materials and build techniques. Our coffee tables are built to last, available in a choice of design styles, finishes and colours. Check out the range to see what’s available.
Style choices for coffee tables with storage
The coffee table is a simple design at heart, but within that lies huge scope for design variations. Three or four legs, solid bases or pedestal tables, round or square designs, wood or glass surfaces – there is a big choice of tables out there. Round coffee tables can be a great choice to soften a space that has too many square lines or angles. Wood coffee tables can add mid-century chic or modern charm depending on the tone and finish. White marble or gloss finishes are also available, as well as large or narrow, rounded or rectangular designs. Matching a coffee table to your existing furniture is key. Whether you have a fabric or leather sofa, in any colour, there is a coffee table in our range to suit.
Storage and accessories
Coffee tables can feature storage options in a number of ways. As well as drawers and under surface shelves, they can also have lift top storage options or hidden storage sections underneath. Coffee tables can also come with wheels, making them more mobile and flexible for use in various spaces around your home.
How do I add storage to my coffee table?
If your existing coffee table has no in-built storage options you can add some with free-standing boxes or surface top trays for magazines, books and devices. But if you want hidden storage or to keep your tabletops clean then you need coffee tables with integrated storage like drawers, available from our range.
How to build a coffee table with hidden storage?
Of course, you might like to try your hand at building your own coffee table. Tables are a great place to start when making your own furniture but you will need to invest in the right materials and tools to ensure that you get the best finish. Building in storage might also be tricky, with things like hinges and drawer runners requiring some more sophisticated techniques.
How to decorate a jute coffee table with storage?
Jute is a natural material with a natural earthy tone, so try and decorate your jute coffee table with other more organic items. Think tones such as burnt reds and oranges, and use other natural materials such as wood to complement the natural fibres.
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