Elevate Your Living Room with a Custom Coffee Table: A Guide to Unique Designs

When it comes to designing a living room that truly reflects your personality and style, the coffee table often serves as the centrepiece. A custom coffee table not only adds a unique touch to your space but also meets your specific needs in terms of size, material, and functionality. Melbourne, with its vibrant design community, offers numerous options for those looking to invest in a bespoke piece. In this guide, we’ll explore the benefits of custom coffee tables, top local artisans, and essential tips for creating your perfect table.

A beautiful picture of the Custom Coffee Table that defines elegance.

Why Choose a Custom Coffee Table?

1. Personalised Design

A custom coffee table allows you to incorporate elements that resonate with your style and home decor. Whether you prefer a modern, minimalist look or a more ornate, traditional design, a bespoke piece ensures that your coffee table is one-of-a-kind.

2. Perfect Fit

Standard coffee tables may not always fit perfectly within your living space. Custom tables can be designed to the exact dimensions you need, ensuring a harmonious fit with your existing furniture and room layout.

3. Quality Craftsmanship

When you commission a custom piece, you have the opportunity to choose high-quality materials and skilled craftsmanship. This results in a durable, well-made table that can withstand daily use and last for years.

4. Functional Features

Custom coffee tables can be designed with specific features in mind, such as built-in storage, adjustable height, or integrated lighting. These functionalities can enhance the usability of the table, making it a practical addition to your home.

A beautiful picture of intricate craftsmanship and stunning design.

Designing Your Custom Coffee Table: Essential Tips

1. Define Your Style

Before starting the design process, it’s important to have a clear idea of your preferred style. Browse interior design magazines, websites, and social media for inspiration. Whether you lean towards modern, rustic, or eclectic designs, having a defined style will guide your choices in materials, colours, and overall design.

2. Choose the Right Materials

The materials you choose for your coffee table will impact its durability, appearance, and maintenance. Common options include:

  • Wood: Offers a warm, natural look and is available in various finishes.
  • Glass: Provides a sleek, modern appearance and can make small spaces feel larger.
  • Metal: Adds an industrial touch and is highly durable.
  • Marble: Exudes luxury and elegance but requires careful maintenance.

3. Consider Functionality

Think about how you plan to use your coffee table. If you need extra storage, consider designs with shelves or drawers. For multifunctional spaces, a table with adjustable height or a convertible design can be highly practical. Ensure the table’s dimensions allow for comfortable movement around your living area.

4. Collaborate with the Artisan

Work closely with your chosen artisan to bring your vision to life. Provide them with sketches, photos, and detailed descriptions of what you want. Be open to their suggestions, as their expertise can help refine your ideas and enhance the final design.

5. Budget Wisely

Custom furniture can vary widely in price, depending on the materials and complexity of the design. Set a realistic budget and communicate this with your artisan. While it’s important to invest in quality, ensure that the final cost aligns with your financial plans.


Discover the Perfect Coffee Table for Your Home: MOMU’s Exquisite Collection

Cara: Strength and Simplicity in One

Regular Price: $4,250
L 140 x W 80 x H 38cm
Custom Sizes Available

Warranty and Showroom:
We offer a 5-year warranty on all timber furniture. Cara is on display in our showroom.

Product Description:
Our Cara coffee table features strong lines and robust craftsmanship. Made from solid first-grade American Oak, its understated design and durable build make it a keeper. This piece is made to last a lifetime and can be customised to fit your space perfectly. Embrace the beauty of unique timber finishes tailored to your preference.

A beautiful picture of bespoke design enhancing your home decor.

Romita: Solid and Spectacular

Regular Price: $5,750
D 120 x H 35cm
Custom Sizes Available

Warranty and Showroom:
We offer a 5-year warranty on all timber furniture. Romita is on display in our showroom.

Product Description:
Meet Romita, the coffee table that combines solidity with spectacular design. Handcrafted from solid first-grade American Oak and Australian hardwood spheres, this piece is both respectable and striking. Customise it to your needs and enjoy a timeless addition to your living room, made to stand the test of time.

A beautiful picture of artistry and functionality in one piece.

Enzo: Quirky Elegance

Regular Price: $4,750
L 150 x W 80 x H 38cm
Custom Sizes Available

Warranty and Showroom:
We offer a 5-year warranty on all timber furniture. Enzo is on display in our showroom.

Product Description:
Quirky and shapely, the Enzo coffee table boasts a grand piano silhouette, adding personality to any room. Handcrafted in Melbourne from American Oak, this piece is available in various stain options or satin paint finishes. Say goodbye to symmetry and hello to a piece that stands out with its unique charm and elegance.

A beautiful picture of timeless elegance and modern style combined.


A custom coffee table is an excellent way to add a personal touch to your living room. By working with skilled artisans and carefully considering your design preferences and functional needs, you can create a piece that is both beautiful and practical. Invest in a piece that not only enhances your home but also reflects your personal style and taste.

Visit Our Showroom

Explore these stunning coffee tables in person at our showroom located at 12 Ardena Ct, Bentleigh East VIC 3165. We're open Thursday to Saturday, 10:00am - 3:00pm, and other times by appointment. Our expert team is ready to help you find the perfect coffee table for your home.

Contact Us:
Phone: 1300 052 495 (Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm AEST)
Email: enquiry@momu.com.au
Live Chat: Available on our website (Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm AEST)

Discover the exceptional quality and design of MOMU coffee tables. Visit our showroom today or enquire online to find the perfect addition to your home.

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 at 12 Ardena Ct, Bentleigh East VIC 3165. You can find MOMU here in  Google Maps.

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