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
Function _ The way you use your coffee table is a key factor, if yours tends to double as a dining table for yourself or children, look for an easy to clean surface such as glass or poly, if you are intending on housing your DVD collection in your coffee table you will need to look for something with storage. If you have young children who may be crawling, or climbing on furniture, you may like to consider something with round edges, which does not necessarily limit you to round designs; many rectangle tables will have a softer curved edge.