how to choose a coffee table

From size to style, pick the best coffee table for

your space with tips from out design pros.

SHAPE

WIDTH & HEIGHT

MATERIAL


 

SHAPE

from round to rectangular 

Think about how much space you want to fill, then choose a table that fits without
looking over- or under-scaled. The pieces around your coffee table will dictate its shape

 

SQUARE

A square coffee table nestles perfectly into the L of a standard sectional.

ROUND

Round coffee tables soften the lines in the room and are easy to walk around.

NESTING

Who says you need just one? Pair two coffee tables for more surface area.

 

WIDTH & HEIGHT

proportion is key

Finding the right height and width is all about how the coffee table pairs with the
dimensions of your sofa. Bring on the lounging, game nights and coffee breaks.

 

SQUARE

A square coffee table nestles perfectly into the L of a standard sectional.

HEIGHT

Don’t go lower than 3” below or
higher than 1” above the seat.

PLACEMENT

Keep the table 14” away from your sofa
so you have space to walk around.

 

MATERIAL

find your style

Consider your lifestyle and how you’ll be using the coffee table. Love to put your
feet up? Go for an ottoman. Want to get organized? Pick a style with storage built in.

 

Brings a feeling of texture and natural warmth to the room.

Beautiful natural colors set a luxe and luminous tone.

Helps to create an open, airy feel, especially in a smaller space.