Console Sofa Tables: Generally, a console table is an accent table used for displaying accessories or other decorative items. It can be both decorative and functional. Since console tables tend to be narrow in depth, they are perfect for entry spaces, hallways or foyers. They can also be placed in front of a window or behind a sofa or love seat, hence the name "sofa" table. Console tables typically feature drawers, cabinets or stylish shelves for displaying accessories. An example of a popular and stylish console table design is the demilune, which is semi-circular or crescent shaped with a flat back side. The demilune table is designed to be pushed up against a wall and usually has 3 or 4 legs. It is perfect for smaller spaces because its frame is slightly more compact. Demilunes come in an array of styles, from the most formal and ornate to simple and casual.
There's area around your home for accent tables to be both functional as well as decorative. Pick tables that can serve greater than one purpose and also can make up for layout drawbacks in your home. As an example, a table beside the bath tub can hold towels on a bottom shelf, a spare bar or 2 of your favored soap in also a little cabinet, with an area for a favorite and also a perfumed candle on its top.
Coffee Cocktail Tables: The coffee, or cocktail table, is probably the most functional of the bunch. It is a low table typically placed in front of a sofa where magazines can be placed and coffee or cocktails served. Here, the general rule of thumb is that you should look for a table that is at or about the same height as your sofa or chair seat cushion, but no more than an inch or two shorter as you do not want it to be difficult or uncomfortable for your guests to reach. Another current design trend is to opt for the oversized ottoman as coffee table. By placing a tray on top of an oversized ottoman, you create a more stable surface and an attractive focal point.
The designs that are readily available when it concerns accent tables does not stop there either as well as primarily they are just the starting to what you might purchase. A few of the other design selections consist of those that are more traditional, others that are much more on the nation, cottage side of the spectrum, some that have a colonial ambiance, and there are also art deco choices as well as those that even combine styles referred to as transitionally styled pieces. The factor there are a lot of style choices is because these furnishings can be crafted from all kind of products and then styled various ways with various finishes.