Or shall we say the darned coffee table?Finding a table you. Coffee tables come to mind right after sofas when you think of living room furniture. Your coffee table should be the same height as the seat of your sofa, or lower. Sofa Table,Chair,End Table,Coffee Table,TV Stand,Home Theater Wall,Dining Table,Dining Group,Counter Height Table,Barstool,Server,Desk,Home Office Wall,File Cabinet,Counter Height Group.
Precisely why or when it was dubbed the coffee table is uncertain, although Baker, Knapp & Tubbs, the furniture manufacturers, suggest that it may have acquired the name during Prohibition, from 1920 to 1933. Its height should relate to the height of the seating pieces that surround it, although just how they should compare is a matter of taste.