Ormazd Coffee Table July 23rd, 2017 - 23:07:39
However, many tables are not made from this kind of glass. Many coffee tables are in fact made from a thicker sheet of ordinary cheaper glass. If this glass shatters it can splinter into long spikes that can easily pierce the body. For this reason it is vitally important to check when purchasing a glass coffee table whether it has been made with tempered glass.
Pretty boxes also make an easy display; placed on top of a few magazines or stack a couple in differing sizes & colours, they will add an instant display and also form a place where you can hide the remotes. Create a more personal style with one or two small objects or knickknacks placed on a stack of books or on a box. A sculptural vase or bowl will often form the focus of coffee tables, for extra punch; fill it with fresh flowers when guests come round.
If you want to create a coffee table display, select pieces with a similar theme and group them together, then balance the display with an off centre vase of flowers, or bowl. If you prefer to keep your coffee table surface clear, look for a coffee table design that makes more of a statement, to add interest to the centre of the room, if you have a minimalist theme, create depth by contrasting shapes, a simple round vase on a square table for example.
Wooden coffee tables are a timeless and beautiful choice, and unlike many materials they can actually improve with age. An oak coffee table will look as good in a few years as it does now, as long as it is properly cared for. Coffee tables can be made from a range of woods, from pine through to walnut. Modern furniture is frequently constructed from MDF (medium density fiberboard) which is strong and easy to maintain whilst also being able to be manipulated into almost any shape.