By Lavigne Jeana. coffee table. At Wednesday, February 12th 2020, 01:51:07 AM.
Moreover, being placed in the expanse between the sofa set and the television, it serves as a focal point of attraction in the living room and therefore has a tremendous impact on the room's decor and ambiance. While a well-crafted and elegant looking wooden coffee table can inject a unique sophistication in the room, a poor choice can make it look drab and ugly. So, you need to be careful while buying it.
Besides this, the size of this table should be proportional to the size of the sofa set that will be partnering it. Usually, most people like to have portable and small coffee table, but you can consider to buy a slightly bigger unit if there is sufficient space to place it. Along with this, keep in mind that its height should be a little more than the sofa seat for a balanced look.
The first coffee table is said to have been designed by E. W. Godwin in 1868 and later serialized by William Watt and Collinson and Lock; at 27 inches high, it was a bit lofty compared to our more dwarfish notion of the modern coffee table.