Simple Steps to a Perfectly Styled Coffee Table

The coffee table is more than just a functional piece of furniture; it's a place to gather, a conversation-started and a focal point that can elevate the style and ambiance of your living space. Whether you’re a minimalist or a lover of eclectic design, mastering the art of coffee table styling can transform your room into a curated and inviting haven. Here are simple steps to make your coffee table shine. 
1. Choosing a Coffee Table: Choose a coffee table that complements the overall design of your room. Consider the size, shape, and material of the table. A clear table adds brightness, and makes a room more spacious.  While, a solid-wood coffee table introduces warmth and sophistication to a space. As the rich, natural tones of wood add a touch of coziness, while the wood's grain pattern provides visual interest. Opting for a minimalist coffee table with clean lines and simple design contributes to an uncluttered look.

Mineral Coffee Table in Bianco Curia


Phobos Coffee Table

Gadling Coffee Table

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2. Balance, Symmetry, Height and Depth.
Achieve visual harmony by balancing objects on your coffee table. Symmetry is a classic approach, placing items in pairs, but asymmetry can also create an interesting and dynamic look. Experiment with different arrangements until you find a balance that suits your taste. Vary the height of objects to add dimension to your tabletop display. Use a combination of tall vases, candle holders, and books to create visual interest.


Aprillia Terracotta Vases 


Dragone Vintage Brass Object


Kubus Micro Candle Holder

  1.  Add a Personal Touch with Books.  
    Coffee table books are a versatile and stylish addition. Choose books that reflect your interests – photography, art, travel – and stack them or display them open to showcase captivating images. They add a personal touch and can be great conversation starters.




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5. Keep it Organized.

A well-chosen tray can be a practical and stylish addition. It helps organize items and creates a cohesive look. Place decorative objects, a small bowl for keys or remotes, or a set of coasters on the tray for a curated appearance.


Derby Square Leather Tray


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Styling your coffee table is an opportunity to showcase your personality and enhance the overall aesthetic of your living space. Explore coffee tables, decor and more at Burke Decor.