Editor's Picks: Top 10 Modern Coffee Tables

With its central role in an interior space, the modern coffee table has the power to command attention like few other furniture pieces. The 10 modern coffee tables featured here top our 'favorites' list for their versatility, functionality, and unbridled star power. 


Artek - Trienna Coffee Table

Designed in 1954, this Finnish classic by Ilmari Tapiovara remains a bent plywood wonder.

Kartell - Invisible Table

No fading into the woodwork for this lovely study in geometry and transparency,

Blu Dot - Turn Coffee Table

Solid Acacia wood and perfect balance makes Turn a versatile, any-occasion addition.


Sentient - Beam Coffee Table

6 hardwood beams illustrate that when natural beauty is this solid, there's nothing to hide.

Mater - Bowl Table

Indian mango wood meets Scandinavian elegance—to yield this striking silhouette.

Calligaris - Tweet Coffee Table

A coffee table that morphs into dining table? Now, that's a delicious proposition.

Hightower - Brasilia Table

What's not to like about a clean and functional piece, capable of doing double duty?

Knoll - Nakashima Splay Leg Table

It may be museum material, but this Knoll gem is as unpretentious as it gets.

Fontana Arte - Tavolo Con Ruote Coffee Table

Most with least: barely-there minimalism meets supreme efficiency.

James De Wulf - Block Coffee Table

Forget crystal balls; a shiny copper pendant portends a warmer and rosier future.