Home & House Interior Designs — February 13, 2011 at 3:08 pm

Coffee Tables In Interior Design


Coffee Tables in many houses do take pride of place. In fact they are at times the center of attraction of many living rooms. This is why they need to be made to look good. While they do have a purpose to serve, they also are a very important part of a home décor and special attention should be paid to make them an attractive center piece.

Now, a coffee table should certainly be accessorized with some objects that make it look good. At the same time you don’t want to over crowd a coffee table to render it functionally useless.  So how  can the coffee table be  made a part of a home decor?  Let’s take a look.  The objects that are placed on a coffee table are usually a flower vase, some books and maybe some magazines? Whatever they be, the items should certainly relate to each other when it comes to a sense of style, color and theme. It certainly is not at all about each piece of item is placed there, it is about how they all work together as one complete unit.

Another important thing here is to balance your display. Don’t place things that are too large on it that it makes the entire unit look rather incongruous. At the same time don’t place small objects that may not complement the overall theme.  The usual objects that are placed on a coffee table are books and flower vases. Apart from this you do find some decorative pieces that are placed there. Now while choosing your object d’art, make sure you place something unique and unusual there. It should be eye-catching and beautiful.  Other interesting things that can be placed there are magazines. Make sure that they are recent ones and  that something’s there for everyone. It could be one on cars or automobiles, one on fashion, one newsy magazine. The right mixture that can cater to any and all tastes.  Whatever you do, keep your coffee table dust free, accessible and attractive.

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