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
An end table is intended to make it easy for people sitting in an armchair to reach their drinks, nibbles or books and newspapers without having to bend down over the side of their chair to do so. The same with a coffee table _ it should be set at a comfortable height. Your first priority should therefore be the dimensions of your coffee and end tables. A coffee table should ideally be at just above knee height. Your end tables should be level with the arm of the chair or sofa. This will enable you to each to the side and pick up a drink with very little effort. Too high or too low, and it is more easy to spill even to drop your cup or glass.