i have always loved a good coffee table. it's such a versatile piece of furniture, and, especially in a small space, it serves as the nerve center of your living area.
ours certainly gets a lot of use: we eat dinner on it almost every night; we do work on it; we gather around it with friends for cocktails.
|our coffee table in situ: it belonged to the boyfriend's grandfather!|
as a complete departure from the above photograph, lucite coffee tables are having a moment. they add such a whimsical, modern flair, and they seem fit in seamlessly with just about any other aesthetic.
two ways to get the look:
my only concern: is the see-through factor a hazard? have there been any documented lucite table injuries?
the perils of design!
[images via pinterest]