Function _ The way you use your coffee table is a key factor, if yours tends to double as a dining table for yourself or children, look for an easy to clean surface such as glass or poly, if you are intending on housing your DVD collection in your coffee table you will need to look for something with storage. If you have young children who may be crawling, or climbing on furniture, you may like to consider something with round edges, which does not necessarily limit you to round designs; many rectangle tables will have a softer curved edge.
Types _ So what types of adjustable cocktail tables exist? There are several types of these types of tables that you can go for. Round and rectangular_shaped tables are a common type among these convertible coffee tables. If you're interested in getting a cocktail table that is resembles a regular dining table as much as possible, purchasing a round table would be your best bet. But if you prefer one that is relatively discreet and un_obvious, then a rectangular_shaped coffee table will likely be your preference. Other features you'll come across are several with glass tops and X_shaped bases. Some offer a hydraulic lift along with ottoman_styled seating. You'll also find one or two wooden veneered versions, but the majority will be contemporary, modern_styled tables with simple lines and a clean look and feel.