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Dark Magic: 20 Dashing Coffee Tables in Black

Bold, striking and sophisticated black makes a big impact in a room even when used sparingly. Often relegated to window and door frames, black can be used in more ways than one in the modern living room as well. Making an instant impact even while blending in with the rest of the room, a black coffee table is one such stylish and dare we say, trendy option. Moving away from the transparent beauty of glass and acrylic coffee tables and the warmth of those in wood, a black coffee table seems inherently more contemporary and far more polished in appeal.

Exquisite contemporary coffee table from Vitra

Yet, the term ‘black coffee table’ seems far too generic to describe the wide range of options on offer here! While some fit in effortlessly with traditional, luxurious and even Victorian style living rooms, others add to the sparkle of minimal and contemporary living spaces. Giving your living room an undeniable focal point and even anchoring those draped in neutral hues, a coffee table in black is as versatile as it is adaptable. With that in mind, here are 20 latest finds that are both diverse and dashing –

Modern Black Coffee Table

Moving away from the simple square and rectangles, it seems it is the circular and elliptical coffee table that is the more popular option in contemporary homes. This holds true in the case of the black coffee table as well with this trendy choice bringing in both visual and geometric contrast to a space dominated by neutral colors and straight lines. The hexagonal coffee table in black is another chic option while those really willing to experiment can bring home a masterpiece that is both abstract and sculptural in its silhouette. Beyond the form, it is the curated finish of the coffee table that gives it its contemporary appeal.

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Minimal and round coffee table in black
Sawaya & Moroni bring sculptural beauty to the contemporary coffee table
Stylish coffee table with glassy charm and a hint of black elegance
Turn the stylish side table into a coffee table in the small living room
Combine smaller side tables and coffee tables to create a unique focal point in the living room
Living room in brown and black with a smart coffee table

Truly Timeless Masterpieces!

From the modern we move on to the world of traditional black coffee tables and while many might find the idea unappealing, they are definitely nothing to frown about. Combining the best of luxury Italian design with intricate craftsmanship and a dash of golden glint, these mesmerizing décor pieces would fit into even contemporary space when used right. Often, it is dark marble stone that acts as the table top surface and a metallic base that is filled with ornate design and clad in gold. If you love opulence and an air of timeless wonder, then these coffee tables are absolutely perfect indeed!

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Couch in white next to the black coffee table makes for a dramatic visual
Custom coffee table in black marble and a base clad in gold!
Dashing traditional coffee table in gold and black
Gold vases bring glitter to the round coffee table in black
Brass and black coffee table for the luxurious living room

Something Small

Want to replace your large coffee table with something far more versatile? Then why not think about combining several smaller side tables to create a coffee table of your own! Another hot trend in the decorating world, the black side table can also serve as a cool coffee table in living room where it is more of an aesthetic than practical choice. Of course, in small studio apartments, this is all you will ever need and it also gives you a more flexible floor plan while hosting friends and family.

Geo style base of the coffee tables steals the show here
Small coffee tables coupled with larger pieces for greater visual impact
Trendy side tables in black can also double as a smart coffee table
Chic, low-sling coffee table for the small living room with low ceiling

Finding a Smart combination

Whether you wish to combine the black coffee table with another smaller side table or are thinking of ways in which to decorate it, it is important to find hues that blend in beautifully with black. Those searching for the ‘wow factor’ can opt for bolder choices like orange and red, giving the coffee table a vibrant and spunky look. Metallics also combine well with black while accessories in white accentuate the black and white color scheme of your living room. It is all about what works best with the specific style and ambiance set in your own living space.

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Create your own coffee table combo with multiple smaller tables
Large round coffee table in black for the spacious living room
Small circular side table combine with low-slung coffee table in the living room
Coffee table in black can be combined with a variety of decor additions

Sherry Nothingam

Sherry is a blogger who loves to live her life to the fullest. She enjoys everything associated with design, décor and stylish modern trends. Born in California, Sherry has grown up on open ranches and in a wild setting, which has defined her taste for design and developed her interest in examining how structures and homes interact with the beauti[...]

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