Coffee Tables and End Tables: Placement _ The end table should be placed right up beside the arm of the chair. Not directly in contact, because any subsequent movement of then chair could easily shake the table and spill the contents of any container. Coffee tables should be placed 18" from the sofa, enough room to enable you to walk between the two items of furniture, but not so far as to place your cup out of each. Some have been known to use these tables as accent pieces, and place them away from the proximity of sofas and chairs. Quite frankly, there is little point in doing this because these tables have been designed for a specific purpose. If you want accent tables, there are many of them available to choose from online that look more of an accent piece than regular coffee and end tables.
For the enhanced coffee theme, coffee tables come in just about every shape, size and decor to enhance the theme of your living area, be it casual or formal. It is essential to realize that if you enjoy good fresh brewed coffee, which is a gourmet treat, you need to enhance the experience with the setting of the mood. Nothing could be much worse than juggling a hot cup of brew on your lap and talking with your hands. At least, I can't talk without my hands. If my hands were cut off, I would be speechless. If you have a hot cup of coffee dancing around on your lap, one could get seriously burned. Find a coffee table that fits your room size, meets your essential needs, enhances your color theme, and accents your decor. You don't want cups of hot coffee on the floor where a small child could step in them and get burned. People are less likely to spill the coffee if it is on a coffee table to begin with. Coffee tables are referred to as, COFFEE ESSENTIALS FOR THE WISE. The right size, shape, and design coupled with a fashionable set of coasters to coordinate with your coffee table book, make all the difference. Add a centerpiece of flowers or your favorite statuary piece, to grace the coffee table top and emanate class and style. Enhance your coffee drinking experience with a special table just for coffee.