Published at Wednesday, September 04th 2019, 08:46:26 AM. Sofa Tables. By Masahiro Nishimura.
With a simple makeover, you can turn these wallflowers into a real showpiece in the home, letting it shine front and center, right along with your other primary furnishings.
Modern sofa or console tables are probably the most commonly chosen style today. They are made to be durable, functional and very attractive. You'll find them in modern, baroque and contemporary styles to name just a few. Modern sofa tables are no longer used for decoration behind the sofa. Today they are used in many rooms of the house and serve a variety of purposes.
Do you have a living room with a lot of space and seating room, but you never seem to have enough tabletop area to hold all the drinks, snacks and other items that everyone at your home wants to set down. It's time to call in some sofa tables.
Whereas years ago sofa tables sat behind the sofa next to the fireplace, they are now used throughout the house. Many of the popular styles have drawers for storage, which make them ideal for many rooms of the home. Styles such as contemporary are a popular choice for many. You often find these tables in the dining room as a place to put extra food during a large affair. The tables that have drop leafs are especially useful here.
When it comes to your living room, keep your mind and your options open and consider a sofa table to make this space yours.
The best table, which epitomizes the early history of sofa tables, is the Pembroke table. The designs of various tables that are being used today had their genesis in the Pembroke style. The main characteristic of Pembroke table was a drop leaf section, which could be a single leaf or two. There are some other features too, for distinguishing Pembroke tables from other tables. The Pembroke tables usually have a drawer and often have two drawers. The tabletop of the Pembroke takes a rectangular shape with its leaves in down position. Many of those features have held through time and are those that are much coveted with this furnishing to this today.
When you begin your home decorating project, you'll find yourself looking at many different styles and designs of furniture. Many women that design their homes aren't familiar with certain terms like "contemporary sofa tables". They know what they like, but aren't always familiar with the terms used to describe them. You see, what you believe are tall coffee tables, may be referred to in the furniture world as contemporary sofa tables. Don't feel alone when this happens.