A round coffee table or a small coffee table may fit nicely into the junction of an 'L'_shaped sofa, but it can also fit neatly near a wall and serve as an end table, depending on its size. How Else Can You Benefit From Your Coffee Table? _ There are other ways to benefit from your small coffee table or your round coffee table apart from providing a place to put your drink. They can be used to place a lamp or even used for card games. Children also benefit from a small coffee table and also round coffee tables as they can use them as a meal table or a games table as they are low. The size, color and material of your small coffee table can be almost anything you desire. It can be made from wood, glass or metal and in any size. A large round coffee table would be best suited to a large room. Whether made of steel, plastic or wood a round coffee table or a small coffee table may also be fitted with a drawer or shelf underneath it, to hold magazines or childrens' games such as cards, tiddlywinks and dominos. These tables can also be used to display a clock or an ornament, the list is endless.
Provocative but Functional _ Coffee tables can be a fusion of the living and the abstract _ a combination of aquarium and modern art. An ottoman combining storage, coffee pot and fish _ though not fish for eating but for discussion. It is a living item of furniture that is both beautiful and thought provoking. A provocative item of furniture is sure to keep the conversation flowing over coffee. To put it in simpler terms, it should be a piece of furniture that people notice and comment upon, but that can also be used for setting down snacks, coffee cups and drinks glass. That, after all, is its primary raison d'être. Above all else,this type of table must be functional and the fish should not get in the way of the cups, nor should the books leave no room for the plates.