It is impossible to submit any interior of the living room without her “center of attraction” – a table that can perform different functions. Practical use of this subject in the interior when the dining table replaces the written, complements his decorative role when we choose the table as a decoration of the hall.
Styles and design options
The living room should be as comforted as much as possible, and the setting should please the eye. We will call the main styles in which tables perform are classic, high-tech and minimalism, loft, modern, country and Provence, Bocho and Fusion, ethno and ecosyl. Best of all, they will demonstrate visual examples of the possible designs of tables in different styles.
With the space design of this living room merge all the items of the high-tech dining group in the style of Hi-Tech: white long table and chairs on trapezoid metal legs.
Here is a computer table in a classic style, it fits well into the overall design of the office.
Brave design in the style of avant-garde – a hexagon snow-white table with grains in the shape of a semicircle and the same rounded backs of white chairs, which are like stupid from snow. All this glossy and snowy whiteness contrasts perfectly with cute accessories – flower accents: a funny multicolored flappon, a latte color by label, appetizing black apples on the wall and orange spot of live flowers in a vase in the middle of the table.
Delicious roughly made “Rustic” Dining table in the country style is very convenient to use: on the reinforcing crossbar design you can put your legs, the length allows you to freely accommodate a large number of guests. In the absence of a unnecessary sofa, one two guests can even sash on it. Behind him can make furniture. The model is absolutely universal.
Coffee table on Loft style wheels. Wheels – this is not only functional, for this style is a characteristic feature.
Unusual gentle-blue coffee table in fusion style, decorated with genuine leather.
Luxurious version of the classic Design of the Bureau.
Boho’s style table, made of chest, he is great and reminds of pirates and adventures.
How to choose?
Choosing a desk in the living room, follow:
- Previously selected interior style. The table must correspond to the design of the hall or combine with it. If the predominant style of fusion, the choice of the table for him will be simple, because this direction implies a bold combination of furniture objects: antiques and classics fit perfectly into a modern design.
- Appointment and opportunities to use. What tables and how much you need them – prejudice the size of the room, calculate its dimensions, sketch the project. It is relevant for large living rooms, and for compact rooms. For the latter, there will be a folding table on the wheels, he will play three roles at once: dining, coffee and journal folded. On his first tier, you can store books or arrange a bed for a cat.
- The size of the models, as it should be remembered that you can accommodate in your holiday room.
- Technical characteristics and attentive attitude to quality check. If you have chosen a table from a natural tree, find out how to care for its surface, check it for stability, the presence of chips and cracks. Dear tables made of natural wood absorb odors, exposed to external influences: humidity, temperature drops, ultraviolet exposure, they are easy to mechanically damage. If your choice stopped on a transforming table, make sure that it can be easily folded, decompose that the engineering thought is brought to its perfection.
- Material deserves special attention. Check it for compliance with the quality standards of our country, be especially persistent in clarifying these issues. The choice of low quality furniture from MDF and chipboard can cause health problems, especially for young children. The right choice of material will provide a long service life of the product and will become a guarantor of its operation, subject to the proper technical execution of a particular model.
- Color decision – It is important that the shade of the table is harmoniously combined with the room decoration and the color of the rest of the furniture. Although harmony – the concept of relative. For someone it is a combination of purple walls with mustard of furniture, and someone will never go beyond the color standards. It all depends on the individual perception of beauty.
Destinations at the tables for the living room a lot, and the functions even more. This room has: dining table, journal, written, computer, serving, tea or coffee table.
Possible tables for the living room:
- Dining area function – pleasant and short snacks and real celebrations.
- Storage of magazines and books – library function.
- Aesthetic – the decorative table itself is the decoration of the interior, or it has items to create comfort and beauty – vases, flowers, candlesticks, photo frames, figurines; or both.
- Working area function – We write, create projects, enjoy the work of the house. Expanding the possibilities, thanks to the creation of negotiation in the living room, where we meet with companions, partners for this table without unnecessary eyes and ears.
- Game – Mastery and Play with children and adults.
- Foot stands – arranging the cinema in the living room, we can not do without such a valuable object, as an elastic leather table, intended for this, including.
- Actually “Guest” function – communicate with guests, resting for your favorite table.
Functions can be combined as you yourself guide the dinner – work, for the journal – dining. Your imagination gives you a map-blanche in this matter.
The living room area and the design of the table will tell you what kind of variety. If there is a dining room and a working office in the house, think about the multifunctionality of this subject there is no reason, and on the contrary – the small area, the rest room is one on everything, then the choice should fall on the model that can be used in different cases.
There are the following types of tables:
- elite large dining table, folding or solid;
- elegant coffee table;
- serving, which will easily move throughout the living room;
- Journal, with places of storage for books, newspapers or without them, created exclusively for beauty and coziness.
Variants of coffee tables:
- Classic coffee table – with sections or shelves, drawers;
- Dining Coffee table – mini replacement of a large dining, on legs or central support;
- Pending – legs are moved under the sofa, and the table top turns out to be over the seat;
- Table platform – a stand on which small things can be put – telephone, lamp;
- Decorative – usually designer and expensive;
- Table-matryoshka – a set of several, moved one to another on the principle of matryoshki, more, less, even less;
- Table-showcase – under the glass countertop on the shelf below exhibited any favorite one.
- Built in the modular group desktop with or without shelves;
- Classic Writing Stationary Table. Most often, such tables are made of natural wood. They are extremely convenient and prestigious and belong to expensive models;
- There are models on wheels for ease of movement – it can be a serving, coffee table, but not a lot of size, they are usually heavy;
- Transformable tables are indispensable for small spaces of our dwellings: the table is compact in the folded state; Folding model swivel-folding increase its area halved, in folded form I am inferior to the first in compactness, as well as its design is not distinguished by stability. With a folding countertop – does not take place when it is complicated, but you will not move anywhere. At the sliding model, the second part of the table top is hidden under the first one and put forward on the side;
- A variety of computer tables allows you to choose its optimal option. Choosing an adjustable computer desk, you provide a comfortable workplace not only yourself, but also other members of your family, if there is such a need. For example, people with increasing and proportions of the body are different from yours, because this table can be adjusted in height, width and even depth of table top;
- If there is no dining room in the house, but there is a place in the living room for the big table, it is better to stop the choice on it and buy it together with chairs. So two tasks are solved at once: stylistic (it will not be necessary to spend time to search for chairs in the right amount and previously selected style of the rest of furniture) and the task of accommodating guests and family members at the same table during a festive dinner, communicating with friends or games with children. But this option will be the most expensive of those presented here;
- There are also collapsible and folding models, they save space. After breaking or folding such tables, they can be completely hidden until the next use. But it is necessary to remember that the time for their assembly and folding will take time, they are usually acquired for cottages;
- Countertops can be the most diverse shape: rectangular, square, round, oval and even triangular and hexagonal, and one, two or three-tier tables;
- The shape of the table can be changed, if it is a folding model, turning the round table in the oval, and the square – to the rectangular.
If you have decided on the appointment and type of table, it is necessary to determine its dimensions.
The size of the table and its types are chosen depending on the area of the living room and what needs to be placed in this room.
Standard dining table height – 70-75 cm; landing space width – 60-70 cm; Standard Countertops Area – 60×120, 70×120 cm; Folding models will increase its area twice or third.
Comfortable depth of computer table – minimum 60 cm.
In small-sized apartments, the living room plays several roles – game room, meeting places with friends, cinema, cabinet. Therefore, the furniture in such anated space must be chosen carefully, calculating everything to a centimeter. Folding or built-in table save space.
Instead of a large dining, you can buy a book book or resort to the same folding model. Or choose a transformer with a sliding mechanism of a well-proven manufacturer. Clean its size so that in the folded state he did not occupy a lot of space, but looked like a compact magazine, and all family members could comfortably accommodate it. The height of this table will depend on the height of upholstered furniture.
The lower way, the harder it is to get up, so the sofa or chairs must correspond to the growth of adult family members, be not deep. The correct height of the sofa seat corresponds to the split in the knees of people, this sofa using. And the table that is selected to them should be on the same level with the seats of upholstered furniture, or a little higher, centimeters are ten-fifteen, no more, then it will be convenient to use.
When the living room area is small, but still allows you to place two tables, choose their views and dimensions based on the necessary functionality.
More work than communicate – choose adjustable computer. And for recreation with your family, stop everything on the same irreplaceable for modest transformer spaces or a suitable coffee table.
Perhaps you are experiencing difficulties in choosing furniture of the opposite kind, large spaces fill out even more difficult. Restrictions in this case will depend on the selected interior style.
On the large area you can place anything:
- small decorative models;
- Very low with seats on the floor – on the carpet or pillows, if it is an east design;
- Large sizes dining group;
- High bar, they are now often placed in the living rooms.
Where to put?
To locate the table, you need to choose that zone of the living room, where the most pleasant will be long, and the situation will have to be placed to what you need.
If you do not like bright light and heat, and the living room windows come to the south and very large, and even more so in the whole wall, do not need to have a dinner group or a table for negotiations. Put in this case better decorative table with chairs, it will be rarely operated.
Large dining place, taking into account the approach free to him, at least a meter from the wall, taking into account the presence of a number of chairs, so that it should not be then to be sought between them and the wall, it should be stationary because of its sizes and weight. You can make a dining group with the center of the composition, placing it in the middle of the room. Any table top shape is a round, square, oval, rectangular, rare on sale hexagon, the main thing is to make places in the living room enough for this luxury.
If the space needs to be saved, you can arrange a dining or working area along the wall or in the existing niche. Option Any: Separately standing, built-in table, Interesting Matryoshka table.
The window in the hall is worth placing small tables with a decorative function. But if the window opens a beautiful look and stay comfortably at any time of day with any weather, boldly put your favorite table with soft furniture – armchairs, sofas, poufs, and arrange more comfortable. Just do not block the radiators with this placement.
Do not put the table in the corner, there is uncomfortable, as if you were put in the angle. Find a different place for the table, and the angle fill in the furniture, for which it will not be necessary to sit.
And remember that the dining table does not put close to the exit, so that those who sit behind it are not wonderful views from the window and the wonderful interior, but watched instead in the corridor and sat on the aisle.
In the furniture industry of our country, in the neighboring Belarus, in the countries of Western and Eastern Europe, in Scandinavia, Holland (there is one of the best design schools in the world, where they open up new materials to create new models of furniture) and the United States for the manufacture of a comfortable, elegant and Sturdy furniture use a wide variety of materials:
- Glass. This material for neat owners, they will immediately see fingerprints on it. But from its surface, you can remove any substance without a trace, unlike the tabletops from the natural tree it is tempered, does not occupy space, gives the interior of air and ease;
- Plastic. Tables made of plastic light, they are modern and original, but require the use of anti-static and polishing agents. There are transparent models;
- Natural and artificial rattan. Furniture from artificial material is very practical, no moisture is afraid;
- Solid and recycled wood. The table from the array of natural wood is one of the most expensive and high-quality options, but do not forget about the difficulties in caring for its surface. Valuable Drops for Furniture Manufacturing – Yatoba, Wenge, Macoera, Meranti, Mahagon, Oak, Cedar, Clane. Tables made of wood-based materials are covered with a protective film that simulates shades of different wood species. High-quality furniture from them is similar to natural, easy to care and cannot be external influences, except for mechanical damage and ultraviolet, if there is no special coating that protects against it as part of the film;
- Metal. Very heavy models. Suitable directions Loft and High-tech. Metal details of tables, inserts look spectacularly;
- Various inlays – ceramics, stones, skin;
- Natural and artificial stone. Stone Tables Durable, but hard. But Tables are made of artificial stone that make from acrylic, agglomerate, “liquid” stone – injection molded, lungs and look no worse, but cost cheaper.
Choose table material, considering the design and color of the room. A bright interior is worth balancing a table in a classic style or massive wooden. And in the too calm design worth bringing a hooligan notch in the form of a bright plastic table. The combination of materials in the design of the table, like glass and metal, glass and wood, with an unusual form immediately make an interesting boring living room in the bold tones.
Do not be afraid to experiment, look for your unique design room.
Colors in furniture manufacturing are represented by any. Choose them according to the style and the color solving of the living room: natural natural shades will fit almost everywhere. The color of the table must match the decoration of the room, the details, but can contrast with it.
White traditionally solemn. Black strict and laconic, it is predesended or designed to create a dramatic effect in the interior, which provides for theatricality: the style of Bocho may resort to such techniques. Natural saturated or unnaturally bright colors strengthen the impression from the interior, make the design of the living room unusual. In classic options for decoration, all shades of different types of wood are used: cherries, nuts, oak, wenge.
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Options for modern and classic stylish living room solutions a lot, the design of this room will tell you the taste. The brightest of them are furniture with a modular living room.
Now popular white furniture. This elegant composition with china table lines and simple, but incredibly spectacular design of the chairs – that version of the style when most of the tasks of filling space in the living room are solved. This transformer is great, interior with it is light and air. In the unfolded form, he will collect a lot of guests, and folding it, you can experiment with the arrangement. White comfortable soft chairs perfectly harmonize with him.
The design of the modular living room in monochrome colors – beige and wenge, which alternate on the walls, floors, furniture items and accessories. The room is divided with a sofa and a field of color wenge under it into two parts – a seating area and dining. Interesting color contrast in this interior has not only aesthetic value. He is a born and muffled at the same time, the colors balance each other and act soothing.
A unique living room with a design journal table resembles a story about Solaris, and flowers on it in Japanese style return to Earth.
The elegant modular living room in graphite brown tones on the background of a light gray wall looks winning, symmetrically located on both sides of her photography give home heat living room, and shiny square handles only emphasize the design of this furniture.
An option in classic style will suit lovers to change the situation. They will be able to place different parts of the modular group.
It is impossible to forget about bright in the sense of the color range of interiors, such as Kitych.
Will be in a fairy tale, remember the childhood: it is a children’s living room in Kitch style.
Stylish living room interior in ethnality, cozy and touching.