Serious couch-potatoing is child's play without the support of a neighboring coffee table. Whether you’re dealing with remotes and chip bags or novels and wine glasses, a temporary landing pad for your stuff is crucial for chilling hard. Coffee tables are also strangely hard to shop for, requiring us to exorcise the nitpicky, commitment-phobe Goldilocks dwelling inside each of us.
Find here nine options to at least get you started on your path to surface serenity. Our under-$300 options in wood, steel, and glass include classic shapes in new colors and styles. Living room ideas!
North Shore Live Edge Coffee Table
Costco | $249.99
Stockholm Coffee Table
Ikea | $249
This low-slung leaf-shaped table is stylish and warm with solid walnut legs and walnut veneer top. A shelf underneath can stow away books and remotes to avoid visible clutter.
Slim Cocktail Tables in Colors
Room & Board | $249
The slim profile of this powder-coated steel option is perfectly sized and adds some color to a room, be it the living room or playroom. It comes in 16 choices, including sunshine yellow and hot red, as well as classics like taupe, silver, gold, and slate.
Mandelin Wood/Metal Coffee Table
Target | $94.99
Graywash Wood and Metal Keenan Coffee Table
World Market | $124.99
Keep it simple with this rectangular table with metal legs and an acacia wood tabletop. The clean lines are easy to work with for any living room.
Home Styles Concrete Chic Square Coffee Table
Hayneedle | $290.10
Nothing says industrial chic like a concrete-topped table. The base is solid hardwood and the top has a lightweight core covered with construction-molded concrete, which means it weighs less than 100 pounds—so you won’t need to reinforce the floor.
Flynn Mid Century Modern Coffee Table
Walmart | $80.76
This midcentury coffee table from the Better Homes & Gardens collection for Walmart has a deep drawer for remotes, magazines, and everything else you need to tuck away in an instant.
Spoke Coffee Table in Glass
Crate and Barrel | $299
For a bit of a sculptural touch, look to this Crate and Barrel find, which comes in two sizes and with either a glass or marble top.
Uttermost Zerrin Coffee Table
Wayfair | $261.80
With a gold-leafed iron base and glass top, this conversation starter of a coffee table manages to straddle both glam and minimal, while also being easy to clean (Windex!). Just make sure to invest in some coasters.
Silicus coffee table in pink and gold
Article | $239
How pretty is this translucent round design from Article? Also available in light blue, clear, and light gray, this coffee table will give your home some ethereal charm.
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