6 Ingenious Tips for Choosing the Perfect Coffee Table for Your Living Room

Transform your living space into a delightful haven with a coffee table that not only complements your decor but also serves as a functional centrepiece. Whether your living room is a place for entertaining guests or a cosy spot for your family gatherings, the right coffee table can significantly enhance its appeal and usability. Here's how to select a coffee table that will elevate your living room's style and functionality.

A beautiful picture of a Melbourne Made Coffee Table, where artisan charm meets urban sophistication.

1. Assess Your Space and Needs

Before diving into the myriad of coffee table options, take a moment to evaluate your living room's dimensions and how you use the space. Consider the size of your sofa and the layout of the room. Your coffee table should be proportionate to your seating area, allowing for easy movement around the room. Also, think about your lifestyle needs. Do you often host gatherings? Do you need additional storage or prefer a minimalistic design?

2. Material Matters

The choice of material can make a significant impact on your room's overall aesthetic. Glass tables can impart a light and airy feel, perfect for smaller spaces. Wooden tables bring warmth and texture, adding a cosy touch to your living area. Metal and marble are excellent choices for adding a touch of sophistication. Mix materials to add contrast and interest to your space, aligning with your room's existing decor.

3. Shape and Functionality

The shape of your coffee table is pivotal in defining the room's flow and functionality. Round tables are ideal for smaller rooms or spaces with children, offering a safer option with no sharp edges. Rectangular tables fit well with longer sofas, providing ample surface area. Consider tables with additional features like drawers or shelves for extra storage, perfect for keeping your living room tidy and organised.

A beautiful picture of a Melbourne Made Coffee Table, an heirloom-quality centerpiece steeped in style.

4. Style Cohesion

Ensure your coffee table complements the style of your living room. Whether your decor is contemporary, minimalist, or eclectic, choose a table that harmonises with the room's theme. It's an opportunity to make a statement—select a furniture that stands out yet seamlessly integrates with your overall decor.

5. Height and Balance

The ideal coffee table height is about the same as your sofa's seat height or slightly lower. This ensures comfort and functionality, making it easy to reach for your coffee or place decorative items. Balance is key; the table should not overpower the room or appear too insignificant.

6. Personal Touch

Your coffee table is more than just a piece of furniture; it's a canvas for your personal style. Accessorise with items that reflect your personality, such as books, vases, or unique collectables. Arrange these items thoughtfully, creating a visually appealing and balanced display that speaks to your taste.


Discover MOMU's Perfect Coffee Table Selection

Enzo Coffee Table

  • Grand piano silhouette with asymmetrical charm
  • Dimensions: L 150 x W 80 x H 38cm
  • Customisable design, handcrafted in Melbourne
  • Premium American Oak with choice of finishes
  • Defies conventionality with its unique personality 
  • Warranty: 5-year warranty to guarantee enduring quality 
  • Price: $4,750

Enquire about the Enzo Coffee Table and compose a symphony in your living space.

A beautiful picture of chic durability, designed to host countless coffee breaks and conversations.

Romita Coffee Table

  • Beloved for its solid form and spectacular design
  • Round dimensions: D 120 x H 35cm
  • First-grade American Oak top with robust Australian hardwood base
  • Handcrafted to last a lifetime
  • Made to resonate with your personal style 
  • Warranty: 5-year warranty, reflecting our dedication to lasting craftsmanship 
  • Price: $5,750

Let the Romita Coffee Table's presence be felt and admired in your home.

A beautiful picture of contemporary design, reflecting Melbourne's vibrant aesthetic in its lines.

Moray Coffee Table

  • Funky, contemporary style with playful round shape
  • Dimensions: D 110 x H 39cm
  • Solid first-grade American Oak ensures longevity
  • Available in custom sizes for a tailored experience
  • A perfect blend of modernity with timeless appeal 
  • Warranty: A reassuring 5-year warranty accompanies your purchase 
  • Price: $4,450

Explore the Moray Coffee Table's contemporary twist on classic design elements.

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Choosing the right coffee table involves a blend of practicality and personal style. It's not just a piece of furniture; it's a central element that can define your living room's character and functionality. By considering these factors, you can find a coffee table that enhances your living space, making it more inviting and enjoyable for you and your guests.


Elevate Your Living Space with a MOMU Coffee Table

Connect with MOMU: Choose a piece that speaks to your aesthetic from MOMU's elegant coffee table range. Our designers are here to help craft a table that complements your decor and lifestyle.

Phone: Call our team for expert assistance at 1300 052 495, Monday to Saturday, 9 am-5 pm (AEST).

Email: Get in touch at enquiry@momu.com.au or through our contact form for a bespoke service.

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Visit Our Showroom: Experience the artistry of our coffee tables at 12 Ardena Ct, Bentleigh East VIC 3165, open Thursday to Saturday, 10 am-3 pm, or schedule a visit here for alternate times.

Easily accessible from nearby Brighton, Hampton, and Sandringham. It's a straightforward drive south from Richmond and South Yarra, and the journey from Kew, Balwyn, and the northern suburbs, including Fitzroy, Thornbury, Ivanhoe, and Northcote, is a breeze. Visit the MOMU showroom on Google Map.

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