Published on September 24, 2015

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Photography by Late afternoon

stylish coffee table alternatives

Finding the perfect coffee table can be tricky. We know. So we set out to find a few alternatives, which challenge the traditional and inspire originality. Take a look!

by Anna Kocharian

 

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Photography by harvestagency.se

For the understated space void of the superfluous, this earthy accent piece provides a bold contrast, effortlessly complementing the natural aesthetic of the space.

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Photography by Sam McAdam-Cooper for Inside Out

Pair a set of mismatched side tables (we love the brass and marble mix!) for a truly refreshing and ultra chic look. This is one space we wouldn’t mind calling our own.  

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Photography by domaine

The most unexpected items are often the most memorable, and this upcycled drum is no exception. With a sleek glass top and inspired details, it’s the statement piece your living space was missing. 

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Photography by homeadore

Small space? A lucite trunk provides a seamless barrier within a cozy setting, while managing to uphold its stylish functionality.

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Photography by nicest things

When it comes to outdoor spaces, skip the formal patio set and opt for this chic and inspired setup. Here’s to casual summers spent by the pool. 

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Photography by stylebyemilyhenderson

For the minimalist at heart, ditch the bulky table and opt for an understated stool to hold the essentials. And quite conveniently, little else.

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Photography by Michael Wiltbank

Inside Amy Stone’s gorgeous (450-sq-ft!) apartment, we found an ultra chic solution for small-space living: a pair of converted trunks, stacked for height, and styled to perfection with a lucite tray. 

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Photography by roomdecorideas.eu

With a daring palette accentuated by the elegant details of the decor, this lustrous living space embodies the essence of elevated style. Our favorite part? The very clever pairing of a cushioned stool and a sleek silver tray.