Why is the statement coffee table an excellent choice? Because compared to larger ticket living room items such as a sofa or media console, it can more easily be switched out as trends come and go. Below, 14 coffee tables that make a real splash.
This coffee table is a modern take on Art Deco design. To say it adds a celestial pop to your living room is an understatement.
It's hard to know where to look first with this work of art. Its cutoff-detail stand offers visual interest, while the table's simple top allows it to still remain relatively neutral.
This vintage-inspired coffee table was modeled after a design from 1948. It's modern, functional, and undeniably an eye catcher.
Why not use your coffee table to display your treasures? Place anything from books to photographs inside this shadowbox coffee table for a personalized look.
Bring nature indoors. This coffee table features a real slice of teak wood from Indonesia. That means each one is perfectly unique.
Artist Khristian A. Howell's art is printed onto the birch top of this special coffee table.
Take us to a tropical paradise, why don't ya? If you didn't know you need a pineapple coffee table, now you do.
This coffee table offers a not-so-literal beachy feel to any living room. It's covered in inlaid shell pieces and glimmers in the light.
Just when we thought we'd seen it all... Are words even necessary?
This pretty indoor/outdoor coffee table is metallic and offers great texture to the living room.
This coffee table is an ode to minimalism. It was designed to look different at every angle, and to call it unique is an understatement.
This thing looks like it's been flown right out of a national park and into our hearts. It's made of reclaimed Thailand teak and is as perfectly rustic as it gets.
What makes this storage coffee table even more unique is that it was designed by Lenny Kravitz. Seriously! It was inspired by his homes in Paris, Brazil, and the Bahamas, and is topped with a walnut-veneer rimmed serving tray.
Here's the cool thing about this geometric marble-topped coffee table: Its silver legs create an optical illusion that makes it look different from every angle. But don't just take our word for it: Check out the pics here.
Carolin Lehmann is an Associate Editor at Hunker. She's a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and has previously written for HuffPost, Seventeen magazine, and a variety of local news outlets. As a studio apartment dweller, she's always on the lookout for new ways to decorate a rental on a budget.