The Ultimate Guide to Selecting the Perfect Console Table for Your Space

Console tables, those versatile and stylish pieces of furniture, have become indispensable in the realm of interior design. Not only do they serve as functional items where you can display your favorite decor or store your essentials, but they also add a touch of sophistication and style to any room. Whether you're looking for a statement piece for your hallway or a practical addition to your living room, understanding how to choose the right console table can transform your space.

A beautiful picture of the Perfect Console Table, a striking union of form and function that captivates the eye.

Understanding Console Tables: What Are They?

A console table is a narrow, typically rectangular table designed to be placed against a wall or behind a sofa. It's an item of furniture that combines elegance and utility, offering a platform for decorative items like lamps, books, and art pieces, while also serving practical needs, such as storage.

Choosing the Right Console Table: Factors to Consider

1. Identify the Purpose 

Before diving into the plethora of console table options, clarify what you need the table for. Is it going to be a decorative piece in your hallway, a functional item in your living room, or a space-saving solution in your dining area? Understanding its purpose will guide your choices regarding style, size, and functionality.

2. Consider the Size and Proportions 

The size of your console table is crucial. It should be in harmony with the space where it will reside. Measure the area where you plan to place the table to ensure a good fit. Remember, a console table should complement the room's proportions, not overwhelm or get lost in it.

3. Style and Design 

Your console table should reflect the overall aesthetic of your room. Whether you prefer a minimalist design, a contemporary look, or a more traditional style, the table should integrate seamlessly with your existing decor. Consider materials, finishes, and design details that will enhance your space's ambiance.

A beautiful picture of the Perfect Console Table, where masterful design meets timeless charm in your home.

4. Material Matters 

The material of your console table affects both its appearance and durability. Wood offers warmth and a classic appeal, metal brings a modern edge, and glass provides a light, airy feel. Think about the sustainable material that best suits your style and the room's requirements.

5. Functionality 

Do you need storage options like drawers or shelves? Or do you prefer a simple tabletop for display? Depending on your needs, you can choose a console table with storage features or a more streamlined design for purely decorative purposes.

Styling Your Console Table: Tips and Tricks 

Once you've selected your console table, the fun part begins: styling it. Here are some tips to create an eye-catching display:

  • Create Balance: Mix different elements in terms of size, texture, and height to create a balanced look.
  • Personal Touch: Add items like a sofa, or entertainment unit that reflect your personality, like family photos, a collection of books, or travel souvenirs.
  • Lighting: A stylish lamp not only provides illumination but also adds to the aesthetic appeal of the console table.
  • Greenery: Incorporate some greenery or flowers to bring life and color to your display.


MOMU's Perfect Console Table Collection: Where Elegance Meets Individuality

Boyd Console Table

  • Architecturally sharp and modern aesthetics
  • Dimensions: L 140 x D 40 x H 85cm
  • Handcrafted from premium American Oak
  • Range of customisable options for size and finish
  • Australian craftsmanship at its finest 
  • Warranty: 5-year warranty for enduring quality 
  • Price: $4,950

Enquire about the Boyd Console Table – the embodiment of modernist design.

A beautiful picture of artisanal details, showcasing the exquisite craftsmanship of a hallway's centrepiece.

Lola Console Table

  • Intriguing form with asymmetrical appeal
  • Size: L 120 x D 40 x H 80cm
  • Unique combination of sharp edges and a circular leg
  • Customisable for a personalised touch
  • Sustainable American Oak construction 
  • Warranty: 5-year warranty on craftsmanship 
  • Price: $4,150

Discover the curious charm of the Lola Console Table – a conversation starter in any room.

A beautiful picture of sleek elegance, where clean lines and refined materials create a stunning aesthetic.

Kaizen Console Table

  • Contemporary design with geometric flair
  • Measurements: L 140 x D 50 x H 85cm
  • Unique triangular legs and square top
  • Available in various stains or satin finishes
  • Designed and made to order in Melbourne 
  • Warranty: 5-year warranty showcasing our dedication to quality 
  • Price: $4,790

Choose the Kaizen Console Table for a fresh twist on timeless geometry.

A beautiful picture of modern minimalism, with a console that sets the tone for sophisticated interiors.

MOMU's craftsmanship is a testament to meticulous artistry, where every detail is a stroke of design ingenuity, steeped in Melbourne's rich tradition of quality and style.


Choosing the right console table can elevate your space, providing both functionality and style. By considering your needs, the size of your space, the table's material, and how it complements your existing decor, you can select a piece that not only serves a purpose but also enhances the overall look and feel of your room. Happy decorating!


Bespoke Luxury Tailored To Your Space

Connect with MOMU: MOMU invites you to select the console table that resonates with your home's character. Speak with our artisans to customise the piece that will elevate your space.

Phone: Contact our customer care at 1300 052 495, available Monday to Saturday, 9 am-5 pm (AEST).

Email: Reach us at or fill in the contact form for personalised service.

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Visit Our Showroom: Experience the craftsmanship in person at 12 Ardena Ct, Bentleigh East VIC 3165. We're open Thursday to Saturday, 10 am-3 pm, or book an appointment here for other 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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