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.
Designed in 1954, this Finnish classic by Ilmari Tapiovara remains a bent plywood wonder.
No fading into the woodwork for this lovely study in geometry and transparency,
Solid Acacia wood and perfect balance makes Turn a versatile, any-occasion addition.
6 hardwood beams illustrate that when natural beauty is this solid, there's nothing to hide.
Indian mango wood meets Scandinavian elegance—to yield this striking silhouette.
A coffee table that morphs into dining table? Now, that's a delicious proposition.
What's not to like about a clean and functional piece, capable of doing double duty?
It may be museum material, but this 1967 gem is still accessible to design geeks like me.
Most with least: barely-there minimalism meets supreme efficiency.
Forget crystal balls; a shiny copper pendant portends a warmer and rosier future.