Black coffee table is preferred by some people because it can be combined with any furniture and any interior designs. As we already know, black is a neutral color. A coffee table is not only a small table which functions as an additional table. This furniture can be one of the decorative elements that complete the whole interior design concept. It can also be a main point in a room. However, in order to realize it, you have to choose the best coffee table that can blend the concept of your room.
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There are a lot of coffee table types. Before we go to the tips to choose a coffee table, it will be better if you know various types of coffee tables first so that you can choose the one that meets your needs.
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Types of Coffee Tables
Glass Coffee Table
Many people love to place a glass coffee table in their living rooms. It is because a glass coffee table looks elegant, classy, and it can be combined with various living room interior designs.
Modern Black Coffee Table Glass Accent
Moreover, it is quite affordable. But this type of coffee table is not entirely made from glass materials. It is only its surface. While the table legs are usually made from other materials, such as metal. If you want to bring an elegant and mysterious look to your living room, you can choose a black glass coffee table.
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A glass coffee table is easy to clean. But the minus of this coffee table is it is easily scratched even though the glass material used is the durable reinforced glass. Moreover, it will be better if you do not choose a glass coffee table if you have kids at your house.
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Wooden Coffee Table
A wooden coffee table is also a favorite of many people besides a glass coffee table. This type of coffee table is available in various patterns, textures, and colors because of the wood materials used. A wooden coffee table is preferred because it looks charming, minimalist, and simple.
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Sometimes it also looks artistic and classic, especially if some carvings are added in the edges. If you want a black coffee table that is made from woods, you can paint a wooden coffee table with black color or choose the one that is made from black woods.
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Lift-Top Coffee Table
A lift-top coffee table is a flexible coffee table. It is available in many sizes and designs. A lift-top coffee table is usually made from wood materials. The benefit of this coffee table is its height is adjustable.
Black Lift-Top Coffee Table
So that a lift-top coffee table can also be used as a workbench, dining table, or computer table. While the bottom part can be used as storage where you can save your items such as magazines, newspapers, and so on.
Lift-Top Black Coffee Table With Storage
Tips to Choose A Coffee Table
A black coffee table is not only functional but also artistic because it can add aesthetic value to the room at your house. If you choose a proper and right coffee table, it can be guaranteed that your living room will look more decorative.
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Otherwise, an improper black coffee table will ruin the look of your living room. These tips below will help you to choose the best coffee table.
Determine the Functions of the Coffee Table
There are various types of a coffee table which are designed for various functions too. For example, a black coffee table that is designed with an ottoman style and has an upholstery is very suitable to be used to rest legs and get relaxed.
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But if you want the one that can be used for dining, placing snacks or playing games, choose a coffee table that has a vast surface.
Consider the Dimension
The best and the proper coffee table is the proportional one if it is measured by the ratio of length, width, and height. Besides, the height of a coffee table should be suitable and adjusted to the height of seats. The average height of a coffee table is around 16 inches to 20 inches.
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Check the Suitability of the Coffee Table Dimension and the Available Area
In order to make the coffee table harmoniously blends with the room, make sure the chosen coffee table is not bigger or smaller than the available area. For a small area, choose a simple glass coffee table with sharp lines.
Modern Black Coffee Table
It is because this coffee table will not look too much in a small room. While for a spacious room, choose a wooden solid coffee table with a big dimension. This kind of coffee table looks sturdy so that it can fill the emptiness in the spacious room.
Choose the Proper Shape
A square coffee table provides a spacious space on its surface. So that it is suitable to be used to place snacks and foods on it. However, a square coffee table will take quite a lot of spaces.
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While a round coffee table is suitable for a small room because this type of coffee table looks more flexible with its rounded shape. So, consider the place where you will place the coffee table and choose the one with suitable shapes for the room.
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Adjust the Coffee Table with the Existing Furniture
In order to create a harmony between the coffee table and the existing elements or other furniture in your room, make sure you also consider the shape, concept, and size of the existing furniture before you purchase a coffee table. This way, the coffee table will not look weird in the room.
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Besides those types and tips to choose a black coffee table, you must also consider the placement of the coffee table. For example, place the coffee table 18 inches away from the sofa. It is an ideal distance where you and your guests can comfortably sit without worrying about kicking the coffee table. And this distance still allows you to reach the black coffee table without having to get up.