What Shape Coffee Table Will Work Best in My Living Room?
I want to share a question I get asked often by my clients. That question is: How do I know what shape coffee table will look best with my sofa shape and in my living room space?
Here are my recommendations on how to choose a coffee table.
What shape coffee table should you choose?
Coffee tables come in all shapes and sizes.
What size coffee table is best?
Be sure that you select a table that is at least half and no more than two-thirds the length of your sofa. When selecting a coffee table shape, you will have the choice of a round, square, rectangle, or oval - so take that into account as well.
Round coffee tables
Round tables are a good choice when you have a sectional, especially if it is a U-shaped sectional or a sectional with a chaise. A small round table will work nicely in a smaller room when your walkways are tight.
Irregular round coffee table
I also recommend using a round or an irregular round in a sitting room where you only have accent chairs.
Square coffee tables
A square coffee table also works well with sectionals and in living rooms where you have larger furniture groupings.
Rectangle coffee tables
A rectangle-shaped table always looks great between a standard sofa and two accent chairs. Or when you have two sofas across from each other.
Oval coffee tables
If you have little ones around and the walkways are tight, you may want to consider an oval-shaped table that has rounded corners.
What shape coffee table works in your space?
I hope these quick tips on how to choose a coffee table are helpful.
What sizes and shapes of coffee tables have you used in your space? Have you had challenges finding coffee tables for your living room? Let me know in the comments.
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