By Lavigne Jeana. coffee table. At Wednesday, February 26th 2020, 02:14:09 AM.
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.
The low-lying character common to most coffee tables is often attributed to Ottoman garden tea tables, as well as Japanese furnishings, which were very popular in Europe throughout the late 19th century. But it is perhaps today that we best appreciate the coffee table’s low profile; instead of gathering around it to sip potables with our entourage, we are instead afforded an unimpeded, high-definition view of Entourage.
Traditional style Coffee table: These type of coffee tables or centre tables or tea tables are the most common types and have been in the market since last century. Traditional style coffee tables are known for their timeless appeal and are crafted from wood, and shaped into an oval or rectangle surface.