Our Style Editor Can't Get Enough of These 12 Wayfair Coffee Tables — 'They Look So Expensive!'

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The best coffee tables from Wayfair, according to a style editor.
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Coffee tables are more than just a surface for your morning brew; they serve as a central focal point in the living room, anchoring the entire space. Acknowledging that they hold much more than mugs, I've been turning to Wayfair coffee tables as a trove that offers a unique opportunity to make a statement.

In fact, everything in this Wayfair editor's choice ticks all the boxes for what I think makes a good coffee table. "I am a purist that believes a coffee table must be inherently functional," emphasizes Alex Bass, Founder and CEO of Art Advisory & Interior Design Studio Salon 21. Though, "That doesn't mean you need to skimp on design." According to Bass, the choice of size and type depends on your space, with a preference for surfaces that are easy to clean and offer ample space for practical items like coasters, candles, and coffee table books without feeling cluttered. 

After an exhaustive exploration of Wayfair's extensive collection of coffee tables, I can confidently affirm that I've uncovered the cream of the crop. From sculptural designs to timeless classics, your dream coffee table is just a convenient scroll away, waiting to transform your living space.

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“I've been seeing people love the three-piece coffee table, which I think works in certain rooms, although does not always feel the most practical,” explains Bass. “I personally like a more traditional style coffee table that can grow with you as you move and adapt your personal style."

According to the designer, trends on their way out are "travertine and anything with a scalloped edge.” Though, she also notes that enduring styles crafted from quality materials like solid wood or glass, especially paired with attention-grabbing elements such as metallic edges, will always be in style, just like the coffee table picks in this edit.

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Style Editor

Formerly covering fashion at L’Officiel USA, style maven Julia Demer brings her love of design to Livingetc’s world of interiors. As the title’s Style Editor, Julia's work reflects a sharp eye for detail and an innate passion for aesthetics. Her journey began with a strong foundation in design, honing her craft at renowned establishments like The Row and even establishing her own eponymous fashion brand. Julia’s design background is evident in the way she thoughtfully curates shopping edits, always maintaining a focus on emerging trends while preserving timeless sensibilities. For Julia, fashion and interiors go hand in hand, reflecting her lifelong commitment to perfecting the art of style.