Round tables, regardless of the their type, are appreciated for their elegance and their natural ability to bring people together and to facilitate interactions and dialogue. Round coffee tables are also very versatile and often very glamorous. They can be beautifully paired with a circular area rug or with furniture that features slim lines, rounded corners and delicate forms.
A table as sleek and elegant as the one from Calligaris is bound to look stylish in pretty much any modern or contemporary living room. In addition to being simple and combining metal and glass in the most exquisite way, this round coffee table also has an eye-catching top with geometric pattern that adds some charm to the décor.
Designs such as that of the UP coffee table offer more than one option in terms of materials and material combinations. The table is designed by Luca Botto and has a chrome-plated steel frame and a top that can be made of marble, lacquered MDF or wood. Although its design is simple there’s no lack of meticulous details. The version with a marble top stands out even though all the other design possibilities are not any less exquisite either.
In some abstract way, the Lili table designed by Takumi Hirokawa is reminiscent of the delicate water lilies. Its design is sculptural, clean and fresh and the sleek round top is the perfect accent feature for the harmonious frame. The solid oak frame can be complemented by either a while or a black HPL top and both versions are equally elegant and beautiful.
A modern trend is to use coffee tables in sets rather than as individual furniture pieces. Pairs of two of three smaller tables can turn out to be more functional and suitable for the living room than a single table of bigger proportions. The Stil table puts together a steel base and a round wood top and comes in two sizes and various finishes, as well as with a glass top.
The Twins are chic tables with round tops and simple and sculptural bases. They’re designed by Helix Studio and come in a variety of colors and finishes including walnut, black, oak, white, orange, gray, purple and shades of green. Put together your favorite colors and turn the tables into bold accent pieces for the living room. In addition to being simple and stylish, they’re also stackable.
Regular coffee tables can be successfully replaced by sets of two or more side tables such as the Batea. These sleek tables are designed by Woodendot and they were meant to serve as auxiliary tables with a slightly more functional design than traditional models. Inspired by serving trays, they have a solid wood top that can be detached and used as a tray.
Contrary to the belief that round coffee tables aren’t very space-efficient and practical, models such as the 1007 Ship’s Wheel by Caroti feature a very functional design. The table has a round top and, underneath it, the base incorporates storage spaces for books, magazines, remote controls and various other things. Further more, elegant little details and the mirror top give the table a particularly glamorous and elegant look.
Coffee tables such as the Turi Turi designed by Antonio Sciortino defy tradition with a design that’s sleek and delicate but also strong and resistant. The table is made of steel and yet has a lightweight look thanks to the design. It was meant to offer a modern and minimalist reinterpretation of the Sicilian baroque style. Use it as a side table, as a coffee table, alone or in pairs of two of three and combine different colors to add a vibrant touch to the décor.