Selection of Material for Coffee Table _ Espresso tables are created using wide range of materials like wood, glass, plastics, metals etc. This is one of the important steps in deciding which type of material will suit best for your room or office as the case may be. What looks good for office lobby may not be suitable for you living or bed room as the ambience and set up could be entirely different. The selection has to be done in conjunction with the overall scheme of things like color of the wall, shades of curtains in the room and also type and color of other furniture in the room. All the items in the room should complement each other to boost the decor of the area. Espresso tables made of wood, glass would provide traditional look to the room besides sprucing up the area. Selection of appropriate size and shape of Coffee Tables The size and shape of the coffee table will depend entirely on the following factors: Space available _ Accent of the theme
Coffee tables are available in an endless array of sizes, materials and colors. Some popular table choices are metal, glass and wood. The size of the coffee table should be in proportion to the size of the room. Larger tables seem most at home in larger rooms. The top of the table can be made of a different material than the legs. Glass_topped tables frequently feature metal frames. Some tables made out of wood have metal accents such as trim and other hardware. Mixing materials can make a more visually interesting table. Another function of the small coffee table can be added storage. Some tables have a drawer or two, which can hold games, magazines or remote controls. Other tables have a shelf at the bottom between the legs, which can hold books. The top of a small coffee table can be the perfect place to display special family pieces such as clocks and photographs. In addition to being functional, small coffee tables can help make a room feel more polished.