Unlike the utilitarian role they carried in the distant past, today’s coffee tables add more than just beauty and charm to any room’s design, but also functionality and storage. No wonder why many coffee table with storage options have become more preferred by various households these days. This is even more so to urban dwellers who have to contend with limited space in their apartments and condominium units.
Alas, choosing the perfect coffee table to maximize storage while pulling the whole look together can be such a challenge. One can easily get lost in the conundrum of space vs. aesthetics. To jumpstart your search, here are some space-savvy (and budget-friendly, too!) coffee table with storage options made to fit a particular home interior design.
1. Elegant Living Room Design
For a living room with the subtlety and mystique of a fabulous five-star hotel, the use of dark brown hues like cocoa, espresso, chocolate or mocha are an apt choice. Not only are dark and deep brown colors luxurious and elegant, they also carry a sense of sophistication and designer appeal which can easily please the eye. Decorate your living room with this Garretson Storage Box Coffee Table in Espresso Finish to recreate that feel. Designed for high-rise living spaces, this coffee table with storage comes with 2 deep drawers and a sliding tabletop panel. It is also quite attractive to both male and female making it one versatile living room furniture.
2. The Polished Look
Another elegant take in redesigning a living room space is the use of marble tabletops. But if you’ve recently scoured both offline and online marketplaces, you are virtually aware of the rising prices of the real deal. To maintain your idea of sophistication and elegance while maximizing every square footage of your living room space, the Dorel Living Faux Marble Lift Top Coffee Table is definitely a wise choice. This top-lift coffee table with storage comes in solid wood and wood veneers with an espresso finish topped with a faux marble surface that’s hard not to notice. What makes it even more alluring is its clever top-lift design that allows a hidden place for remotes, magazines, and other stuff crowding the top space.
3. Modern Living
For a more contemporary design, the use of convertible furniture pieces reflect the easy shift of urbanite living in limited spaces and the requirement for most everything to earn its keep at least twice over. From a bookshelf that doubles as an entertainment center to the sofa which doubles as a bed, the use of this coffee table with storage also surges in relevance. Think of this inside+out HOMES Lansing Rectangular Coffee Table with Storage as a perfect example of both style and functionality. With its black finish frame, glass center tabletop, open-alcove for storage display and 2 opposing large covered compartments with lift-off side panels, this eye-catching coffee table with storage design speaks modern living through and through.
4. New Meets Old
When thinking of an old-meets-new interior living room, the need to combine many different textures and styles can deliver a funky chic yet functional appeal to the space. Art is one distinctive facet in a home that fuses both the old and the new. One perfect example is the use of this inside+out HOMES Luxer Coffee Table with Drawers as part of a de-cluttered yet stylish look. This coffee table with storage comes with elegant arched chrome legs, spacious dual shelves which can be pulled sideways away from the table, a display alcove at the center, and a spacious rectangular tabletop with rounded corners complimented with laminate walnut finish. Funky yet tastefully done, it can add more sparkle to a seemingly monochromatic living area.
An Excellent Living Space
There is no written rule on how to upgrade a space-challenged living area. With your choice of coffee table with storage however, you can finally ditch the idea of sacrificing style for functionality. Not only does your choice of space-savvy coffee table provide for generous storage, it also adds more character and drama to the room. When decorating, do remember to place it at least 18 inches away from the seating arrangement for a more roomier space.