4 Advises Which
Coffee Tables You
Should Not Buy

Which coffee tables will ruin the look

and will never come back into fashion?

Don't Take Coffee Tables With Two Shades of Wood

Rule number 1
You can often see, for example, light countertops mixed with a dark bottom or shelves of light and dark colors.
No, it doesn't work any longer. These coffee tables are considered not stylish anymore. The most beautiful tables are still tables - made of one material. Although some glass, metal, or plastic can be added to the base.

Choose combinations of base material with wood. If you do not like a coffee table made entirely of a single material, you can combine wood and metal, wood and glass, or metal and glass.

Don't Take Coffee Tables With Complex Designs

Rule number 2
Try to avoid complex designs: complex shelves, asymmetry, and coasters. An exception is a transforming coffee table, which turns from a coffee table into a dining table. It is an excellent choice, especially for those - who have a small living room. It should be pretty simple if we talk about an ordinary coffee table. Always remember: the simpler the form, the longer it is trending.

There are naturally classic curved legs if we talk about some traditional forms. If we are talking about a rustic style, there may be some rough forms: crossing, rough metal, etc.
By the way, speaking of two wood shades, there are styles perfectly matching several wood shades. These are loft-style and farmhouse coffee table styles.

How can you combine wood? Combine wood + bleached or painted wood. This combination fits very well in both the loft and the farmhouse interior.

Which Forms of Coffee Tables Should NOT Be Considered?

Rule number 3
Let's now go back to forms. What should not be taken? Some thick chrome legs don't look great for coffee tables. Do not consider curved legs - this is also all the semblance of a classic.

Let's leave the classics in the classics - and we won't bend anything made of chrome. If you still need chrome parts on coffee tables - let it be simple. For example, there is a round chrome leg or frame.

Don't Take Coffee Tables With Drawings and Patterns

Rule number 4
All kinds of beautiful drawings on the coffee tables, cabinets, and dining tables are NO. Skip the coffee tables with a picture - leave them for a kindergarten.

If you want beauty, consider a wood pattern. Or, if you are looking for something more appealing, look at marbled or granite stone countertops. They feature a gorgeous design. As an option: you can take tables and tile them.
However, don't buy coffee tables with drawings, flowers, petals. It's all a little tasteless and childish.

How do you combine and mix interior styles?

Let's review the 5 top essential rules.
  • Rule #1
    You can mix all styles (except the ethnic). You cannot mix Chinese and Moroccan or African and Russian. Let's take a classical group as an example - you can safely use any object and no one will notice anything strange. Everyone will think that this is just a classic style.
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  • Rule #2
    You can mix modern styles with classic, rustic, technical, and industrial. Based on minimalism, we can add any other group to our interior..
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  • Rule #3
    We can also add any group to our interior based on the classical style. For example, when we mix classics and ethnics, we often get a colonial style. That is the classic style with elements of a particular country.
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  • Rule #4
    Separate renovations and furniture. If the renovation is modern and you want to add a touch of Japanese style, the furniture should already be in Japanese style. Otherwise, it will not differ. If you arrange everything in minimalism and add one Japanese-style pillow, it won't match.
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  • Rule #5
    Rustic style blends with modern, classic, and industrial. Industrial also mixes with classics, and rustic, but not with ethnic.
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