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.
Living room furniture for modern penthouses or other contemporary homes has undergone a tremendous shift. People are giving more importance to the fabric, color and material than before. Quality and stylish furniture is what stands out. While recliner chairs are best known as those plush seats only the head of the household could sit in, modern day recliners come in sleek designs that blend in better with the rest of the living room furniture. This turns the recliner into a comfortable seat not just for the head of the household, but for everyone to enjoy.