Although wood is being used since ages to make furniture, its charm is very much alive.Wooden coffee tables with a sliding top not only enhance the aesthetic appeal but also provide storage utility.
The Matchbox Coffee Table
This unique coffee table can open up and become more than double the size. The matchbox table is a magnificent wooden piece of furniture.The sliding top of the table opens up and it appears that another piece of furniture has emerged from inside. The central panel of the table is available in colored glass or stainless steel.
Designed by Schulte Design, the coffee table has compartments inside to store articles of your choice, it could be cookie jars, magazines or a tea/coffee set. The most exclusive feature of this coffee table is that a burner kit can beattached on the top of the table.
As the name suggests the Disc is round in shape and bulged at the center.The disc coffee table appears like a huge paperweight with a flat top. This white colored centerpiece comprises of eight different levels. Each level has storage for small items, especially books and the best part is that each level rotates.
Gabriella Asztalos, formerly a classical Ballet dancer is the designer of this white lacquer finish coffee table. The table is made in Spain and it ships from Spain to the rest of the world. The dimensions of the Disc coffee table are 37.4″WX37.4″DX15.7″H.
Oak Whiskey Barrel
Made from an old whiskey barrel, this oak wood coffee table features a classic design. The stainless steel stripes on the barrel add to the strength and beauty of the coffee table. The side section of the barrel is sliced and an open able wooden top rests there. Underneath the top is a decent storage space and can accommodate magazines, cushions and similar objects.
The barrel is integrated to two wooden stands, which give the coffee table stability and appropriate height. The table is a reminiscent of the treasure cheat used to keep precious jewels in the olden days.
Dark Wood Coffee Table with Hidden Storage
This rectangular coffee table is made of sturdy dark wood featuring a sliding top. The tabletopslides to reveal a huge storage compartment. Below the sliding top, alongside the compartment there is an open space too.
The hidden compartment of the coffee table would remind you of the box beneath the bed. The open space beneath the top is usable in the daily routine as a place to keep books, magazinesand even a showpiece.
A multi-utility coffee table featuring a lift-up top could be used at home as well as in office. The unique feature of this coffee table is the top, which uses cantilevered wooden hinges to lift the tabletop. The rectangular wooden base is solid, closed from three sides and has a drawer on the fourth side.
The drawer in the center of the coffee table is spacious and has a drop down metal handle. The lifted top can be used for dinning or keeping a laptop to work while sitting on the couch. Below the lift-up top there is another usable tabletop and can be used while the primary top is lifted. The space between the lift-up top and the top below it can be utilized to keep small objects such as notepads, magazines or stationary items.
Elegance and beauty is what defines a piece of furniture in the modern times. The choice of material used to build furniture depends upon the ongoing trends and the taste of the individuals.