The living room is where every guest who enters your home will visit. It is a snap-shot of who you are as a person, so how you furnish your living room will determine how others think of you as a person. For instance, cheap, poor quality or out dated living room furniture will make people think that you are these things. However, modern and quality furniture will set you apart from the masses as a sophisticated person of taste.
As far as the coffee table is concerned they are used not just for serving coffee but also for keeping magazines and newspapers so that you can use them as and when you need to. Almost every other home which look stylish would have these tables in their living rooms. Different materials can be used for constructing these tables. Decorative materials and wood like pine and teak can be used for their construction and so can one use metals which are both good looking and durable.