Choosing the Best Coffee Table to Suit Your Living Space

Choosing the Best Coffee Table to Suit Your Living Space

The coffee table is the focal point of your living space. It provides for the needs of your home, holding your books, magazines, cups of coffee, food and board games on game night. You might stretch out your feet on it at the end of a long day at work, or you kids might spend time playing with their toys or filling in colouring books on it. Your coffee table is important and, usually situated in the middle of your living room, it isn’t easily ignored. Whether you want your coffee table to make a statement or not, it is important that you choose the best coffee table to suit your living space. Below are our top tips for choosing the ideal coffee table.

Consider Your Coffee Table Storage Needs

If you require additional storage for your property, a coffee table with drawers, shelving or baskets is a great alternative storage option. Compact and contemporary, our coffee tables offer you the option of a storage-friendly space that helps keep your living room tidy and organised. Our coffee table storage options are ideal to store your remote controls, coasters and magazines. Alternatively, you could consider larger storage options such as baskets for a space to tidy away toys and blankets. The options are endless. With The Old Forge, you can work with our designers to adapt your coffee table to your property. Consider your coffee table storage requirements and we can work with you to select a design and style that fits those needs.

High-Quality Coffee Tables

At The Old Forge, we make all our coffee tables from the very best materials. Whether you require a solid wood coffee table, a dark wood coffee table, a mahogany coffee table, a rustic coffee table, or a ready-made coffee table that is hand crafted by our professional designers, we offer all the options you require in our homely workshop. Every coffee table we sell is hand-crafted by us to ensure you are buying a high-quality coffee table that will stand the test of time. We pride ourselves in superior quality products that are uniquely made to suit the individual’s requirements. If you require a coffee table that is made with to an extremely high standard using quality materials, The Old Forge is here for you.

The Materials We Make Our Coffee Tables From

All the coffee tables we hand-craft in our workshop are made from a wide variation of quality woods. If you have a coffee table design in mind that you would like to us to work from, please feel free to get in touch with us. Our specialist designers would be more than happy to work with you and create the ideal coffee table for your property.

Consider Your Cleaning Schedule

When it comes to choosing the best material option for your coffee table, it is important to consider your cleaning schedule. If you are happy to regularly spray and wipe down your coffee table, a glass top will be no problem. However, if you don’t have a lot of time for cleaning or you want a coffee table that is easily maintained, wood may be a better option. Some material options are more high-maintenance than others and it is important to consider your cleaning schedule.

Do You Lack Living Space?

Homes in the UK often have limited space in living areas, meaning your coffee table needs to fit without making your home looking cramped. We would recommend leaning towards small coffee tables as this allows for more room for people to move around the room. As mentioned earlier, storage options are also a great opportunity to maximise the functionality of your space. If you lack living space, we have smaller coffee table options that could suit your requirements. However, if you do not find a coffee table on our website that is small enough for your living space, please do not hesitate to call us. Our designers can talk through your options with you and work to design a coffee table that is uniquely suited to your home.

If You Have Kids: Choose a Kid-Friendly Coffee Table

If you have kids, it's important to keep them in mind when shopping for a coffee table. Sharp corners aren’t good coupled with young children. It is also a good idea to avoid glass-topped coffee tables if you have children as they tend to show up mucky finger prints. We would recommend you choose a shabby-chic coffee table. With soft corners, a sturdy frame and a wooden top, the shabby-chic coffee table compliments most interiors, is durable and easy to clean and maintain. You can even add extra storage to tidy away all the kids’ toys before guests arrive.

The Coffee Tables We Sell at The Old Forge

At The Old Forge, we offer our customers the following coffee tables to choose from:

Feel free to browse our beautifully hand-crafted selection of coffee tables. And get in touch with us if you would like to enquire about purchasing from us! We would be more than happy to provide a coffee table that suits the interior of your property, is functional and also aesthetically pleasing. Call us today for more information about the coffee tables we sell at The Old Forge.

We Have Many Happy Customers Throughout Sussex, Including:

We have satisfied customers in East Sussex, Newhaven, Lewes, Surrey, Kent, West Sussex, Burgess Hill, Brighton, Bexhill. East Grinstead, Crowborough, Shoreham by Sea, Tunbridge Wells, Hailsham, Hastings, Wadhurst, Worthing, Haywards Heath, Polegate, Seaford, and Reigate.

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      Gillian Triance
      Jan 2, 2019

      I bought an oak coffee table from you 2 years ago and need to know what polish you use could you let me know. Thank you. Y7nyj

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