If the space is small or pint_sized, it will make economic sense to buy a large coffee table with adequate storage facilities and equipped with drawers and shelves which can be used for storing lot of items. This will eliminate the need for buying small furniture like magazine tables, end tables, dining table etc. which could clutter the room. If the accent is on durability and elegance, Oak Coffee tables are perfect. Apart from Oak, Pine, mahogany, teak wooden tables are also available with multiple size, shapes and patterns. Whatever espresso table you select, it should meet the overall purpose, function and objective of your plan without compromising on the style and decor of the room. Exercise due diligence and prudence in choosing!
Many people with small children prefer a round coffee table as they consider the lack of sharp corners a safer option and less likely to cause accidents. Round tables can be difficult to fit into smaller rooms and can take up more floor space than other shapes. They can be very social however and are a good choice if you regularly sit around playing cards or board games. Consideration should also be given to whether you prefer a coffee table with legs or one that is solid to floor level. Raised coffee tables that allow a clear view under the table can help to create an impression of space; however solid coffee tables can often look more expensive and substantial.