Looks aren't the only thing coffee tables add to your room. They can also serve as storage or organizational areas. While coffee tables sit low to the ground, they often have a drawer or two underneath them for storage. Some look like a shelving unit, with smaller shelves on each side for you to place items. If you need more storage area, consider an old style trunk to stow away seasonally used blankets, linens, and the like. Since coffee tables are such a staple of the average home, an industry of sorts has risen around it: the coffee table book. The coffee table book is much larger in size than the average book, with covers that are almost works of art in themselves. You may have seen a coffee table book that you wanted just because the cover was so beautiful. These books are pictorial in nature and are meant to be visually enjoyed and quickly perused.
An adjustable height coffee table is a coffee table and dining table combo. Who would want an adjustable table? Small home goers, of course. They're the perfect solution for anyone who lives in a small place that can't afford the room for both a cocktail table and dining table but does have enough space for one or the other. They serve your temporary need for dining and entertaining. The table can be converted from a coffee to dining table during meal times and back to a cocktail table during other times throughout the day. You'll find that only a few of these tables are accompanied with chairs, so it's often a requirement that you buy your own set of chairs separately. A good idea is to purchase folding chairs. That way they can be stowed away when they're not in use and pulled back out when you need them again.