This basic wood coffee table has a fresh twist with a lower-than-standard height, about 12 to 14 inches, giving this sunny living room an updated appeal. Stack your favorite books in piles on top for a casual, homey look.
Tree trunk coffee tables such as this trio have become very popular as part of the green furniture movement. They're typically very heavy; buy ones with casters to make transit much easier.
A coffee table made of separate pieces, such as these four square ones, is perfect for people who like to mix things up and move furniture around regularly. This geometric grouping has great modern appeal.
Have a favorite table but long for a change? Splash on some paint! The color can tie into the room's palette or introduce a splash of random color.
A petite coffee table set to one side is a great option for a daybed. Allowing for easy access to the seat, this small table is just big enough to hold books, a lamp or a mug.
A painted coffee table feels very traditional, adding complex layers the eye loves to rest on. Note how this black coffee table is mixed with white painted chairs and medium-toned end tables.
Make it a soft top. An upholstered ottoman is so comfortable and legs-up casual that it's hard to resist. You can always place a tray on top as a solid surface for drinks or accessories.
Repurpose an old trunk or suitcase. These types of pieces give a room a lived-in look while adding storage for blankets and pillows.
Consider a café-style height, just like in your favorite coffee shop. A café height changes the look and function of the table completely.