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Decorative Console Tables

Updated on May 23, 2015

Modern console tables are elegant accent furnishings for your living spaces. Select a console table in your favorite decorative style. A console table is suitable for an entryway a living room or bedroom. These stylish furnishings have great function and design.

The best modern console tables are affordable and decorative. They are the design answer to add personality, tone and function in contemporary room schemes. Quality console tables are wonderful to use behind a sofa, as a dining room server or in an entryway.

Pedestal base, storage, shelves, wheels, drawers, folding and drop leaf are decorative and functional features of modern console tables. A beautiful console table is useful to stay organized or for displaying bold home accessories and artwork.

An amazing console table will add to your personal decorating style. Flowers and table-top sculptures look stunning on an accent console table. The right console table has the finish, color and style to improve a modern room setting.

Console tables are priced from under $25 to $100 and up. They can be used in a contemporary or transitional room scheme as a foyer table, decorative chest or a natural accent in a reclaimed or distressed finish.

Modern console tables have functional design features such as casters and drawers. Tabletop materials include: glass, leather, stone, wood and metal.

An outstanding console table features aluminum, bamboo, chrome, copper or faux leather materials. Other decorative console tables are antique, marble, rattan, slate, wicker and wrought iron designs.

Colors and finishes for console tables include:

  • Black
  • White or off-white
  • Lacquered
  • Mirrored
  • Pewter
  • Gold
  • Bronze
  • Nickel or satin nickel
  • Silver

Inspiring console table finishes that add a refreshing tone of elegance in home décor are:

  • Espresso
  • Wenge
  • Mahogany
  • Maple
  • Natural
  • Unfinished

Console tables are excellent for coordinating a decorative room design. Their shapes are curved, half-round, arch, oval, pentagon, square, round, triangle and rectangle.

An elegant console or sofa table is a budget-friendly, timeless decorative furnishing. It is practical and versatile. There are many style options and possibilities to consider with a beautiful accent console table. These include:

  • Use as a sideboard or buffet in a dining room
  • A way to break up a long stretch of hallway
  • Place to hold a flat screen television
  • Decorative furniture for a foyer area
  • Use in a small space for storage
  • Great place for keys and mail
  • Effective to use as a laptop desk

These simple decorating ideas are the inspiring uses of a decorative console table in a modern home.


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