Coffee tables are a must-have item of living room furniture, as they are not only practical for placing your drinks on and bits and bobs in, they also act as a style statement. The designs of coffee table range from simply looking like a miniature dining room table, to the most fascinating ones I have seen which are coffee tables-cum-fish tanks, so you can watch your fish whilst relaxing. Yet if fish tank tables are not your style, there are plenty of tables of every size shape and style out there for you to choose from. For instance you can get wooden, metal, glass and stone coffee tables; you can even get interactive coffee tables if you are willing to fork out for one which can display photographs, light up around anything you put on it and even charge your mobile phone! Okay, so not everyone wants to live in a Star Trek style house, but the possibility is there.
The beauty of living room furniture is that it creates a whole host of places for you to store your items, be they books or bills, so even the messiest person can have the minimalist home they dream of. The best thing is the variety of items available, so whatever size or style of room you have to work with there is furniture to suit. For example, there’s the TV stand to hold your television, DVD player etc., and there are often shelves or drawers with which you can store DVDs and games in. They also serve the added function of discreetly hiding the mass of wires from your electronics, so helps stop the risk of tripping over or animals chewing the cables. Aside from this, they just look good. The style of the stands generally means that they can be fitted neatly into a corner, and so utilize otherwise wasted space in the room.