A warm wood console table greets visitors at the door of this midcentury home, as well as provides storage for books, keys and mail. To complete the vignette, designer Barbara Vail hung a round, gold-trimmed mirror, which helps to make the small space feel larger and more open.
The living room combines a fun jumble of shapes and geometric patterns: the rectangular sofa, round coffee table and patterned rug. On the wall behind the sofa, two black and white prints join the party.
This traditional family room is designed for a young family. Ikat, paisley, faux leather and faux animal print fabrics are combined to bring excitement to the room while also making it kid-friendly with stain-resistant fabrics.
A wide mirrored coffee table with a shelf offers both storage and display space in this transitional living room. The tall, thin glass vases adorning the table draw the eye upward to the room's vaulted ceilings.
Neutral background colors contrast against dark wood floors in this transitional living room, which also features a gray sofa, dark marble fireplace, embroidered drapery, and custom table and chairs. A mirrored coffee table lends an airy feel to the room.
Glitz and glimmer steal the show in this art deco living room. A wood coffee table with a mirrored top turns knick-knacks into multi-dimensional art, while a cozy shag rug softens the many hard, metallic surfaces.
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 large round coffee table can make a huge impact on the look and functionality of a living room. With their lack of sharp edges, round coffee tables or ottomans are great for living rooms used by children.