Storage Dilemma: You love entertaining on your deck, patio or porch but hate constantly running inside your house for supplies. Solution: Choose flexible outdoor furniture pieces – like a coffee table with drawers – so you can keep extra napkins, plates or throws for chilly nights nearby and avoid unnecessary trips inside.
A statement piece that offers storage, the multi-functional white lacquer Radford desk from Safavieh can double as a coffee table when the need arises, or even be used as a console table behind a sofa. The height-adjustable desk includes two roomy drawers, refined lines and glossy white crossed legs for a sleek look.
Short on storage? Try this DIY shelf hack. We turned two wall shelves into a mobile coffee table by adding two sets of casters and mending plates. It can hold makeup, games, craft supplies and more! And when you need more space, you can simply roll it under the bed.
Contemporary open living room and dining area features handwoven baskets and a textured wood coffee table for storage, a large gray sofa, hardwood floors to match the stained beams, and geometric pendant lights.
When you're looking for a coffee table, a great place to start is looking at pieces you have already and repurposing them, says Atlanta designer. This heirloom trunk now acts as a stylish and functional coffee table plus storage in this living space.
The living room at the front of Dennis Gupta and Marie Amato's current home in Valhalla, New York, is modern and sophisticated with size-appropriate furniture, classic curtains and a patterned area rug. A multi-layered glass coffee table provides storage with a low profile.
Faux fur pillows over velvet chairs bring a beautiful texture to this sophisticated living room design. The gray and white color pairing is repeated on the graphic area rug and two-toned walls. A layered glass coffee table provides storage space while keeping the center of the room feeling open.
This neutral, traditional game room is playful and functional, with a comfortable seating area situated for TV viewing, as well as a game/dining table that takes advantage of a spacious window bay. A striped rug and colorful accents bring a fun vibe to the space. Meanwhile, the coffee table features storage that keeps board games at the ready.
A gray sofa and sleek armchairs flank a round black coffee table, creating a cozy sitting area. A shelf under the coffee table provides additional storage for magazines and books. Illuminated by two matching black lamps, a gallery wall adds visual interest.
A central color palette comprised of brown, cream and white ensures that this eclectic living room looks cohesive and inviting. Where an Art Deco buffet and trunk-style coffee table provide essential storage space for odds and ends, a midcentury modern armchair offers a seat for guests.
When deciding what kind of coffee table to buy, it's important to think about what function it will serve, says designer Rachel Greathouse. In this case, an heirloom trunk serves a new use as storage and a coffee table in this rustic space.
A plush neutral sofa and timeless armchairs face a contemporary natural wood coffee table with nailhead trim. A white buffet beneath the mounted television provides concealed storage. Bright green throw pillows and coffee table vases give a fresh pop of color to the elegant design.