Best Coffee Table TechnoBuffalo 2020

A coffee table isn't just a useful place to put your glass — although they do come in rather handy for that. It's something that you gather round to share stories about your day and talk about everything from hopes and dreams to what box set to watch next. The focal point of a living space, a decent table that suits your decor can bring a room together. We've found a dozen desirable coffee tables in all styles, shapes, and sizes, so if you're in the market for a new one, we think you'll find something to suit.

For luxurious rooms: Christopher Knight Home Ivy Glam Velvet Coffee Table

Staff Pick

With a tufted velvet body, you can use this as a stylish ottoman, or as a footrest, or thanks to the tempered black glass top, as a rather glamorous coffee table. It measures a manageable 30 inches by 30 inches by 14.5 inches but is large enough to handle a fair few cocktail glasses.

$160 at Amazon

For media rooms: Furinno Coffee Table with Storage Bins

Ideal for cinema, games, or media rooms, this table has convenient storage bins that slide in and out underneath the tabletop, perfect for keeping remote controls, DVDs, Blu-rays, games controllers, etc. It's available in a range of colorways, including a rather eye-catching bright pink.

$30 at Amazon

For quirky rooms: Coavas Rustic Coffee Table with Storage Basket

We like this coffee table's unusual looks. The designer touch of the storage basket built-in to the end of the table is a clever touch that not only looks good but is useful too. The extra lower shelf gives you additional storage or could be used as a place to display any of your treasured knick-knacks.

$85 at Amazon

For industrial rooms: Emerald Home Chandler Rustic Solid Wood and Steel Coffee Table with Open Shelf

This attractive option combines rustic hardwood with its distressed, solid wood plank top and open shelf, with industrial steel with the exposed metal fasteners and rivets providing an architectural look. Best for larger spaces, it measures in at 48 inches long.

$119 at Amazon

For traditional rooms: Winsome Wood Nolan Occasional Coffee Table

Made of solid and composite wood in a smooth "cappuccino" finish, this coffee table would look just right in more traditional settings. The dimensions are a sensible 37 inches by 21 inches by 18 inches, and the lower shelf offers even more space to keep useful items close to hand.

$126 at Amazon

For mid-century rooms: Christopher Knight Home Cilo Walnut Coffee Table

Inspired by classic mid-century design, this has the rounded edges and tapered legs particular to the period, yet still manages to look chic and contemporary. It's an excellent choice for anyone who doesn't need the extra storage space some of our other options offers but just wants a seriously good-looking table.

$77 at Amazon

For party rooms: Signature Design by Ashley Shellmond Accent Cocktail Coffee Table

Inspired by farmhouse-style, classic metal tubs, this unusual option has an antiqued galvanized metal base and a split hinge, distressed wooden lid. The lid opens to reveal the super-useful storage area within, ideal for hiding away living room clutter, or indeed for hiding away cocktail paraphernalia.

$102 at Amazon

For modern rooms: Walker Edison Clear Glass Wave Top Coffee Table

Perfect for grown-up spaces, this futuristic-looking coffee table has a striking design offering a split-level clear glass top, a frosted finish on the lower glass tier, and sparking stainless steel legs. Despite its elegant, delicate appearance, this actually supports up to 100lbs in weight.

$62 at Amazon

For fun rooms: Sauder Eden Rue Rolling Chest Coffee Table

This rolling chest offers an alternative to the traditional coffee table design but will do the same job while bringing some quirky charm to your room. As it's on wheels, it would be ideal for anyone who doesn't need a coffee table out all the time, while creative types could choose to add more decals to its fun vintage advertising design.

$154 at Amazon

It's all on the table

If the storage aspect is super-important to you, then consider the Furinno Coffee Table with Storage Bins, or the Signature Design by Ashley Shellmond Accent Cocktail Coffee Table. Both offer hidden away space for things you want to keep to hand but don't necessarily want out on display.

If you don't need to worry about extra storage space, you're free to focus on the best-looking options that suit your style. Vintage-style lovers could opt for the gorgeous Christopher Knight Home Cilo Walnut Coffee Table.

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