Having a modern coffee table in your living room can often be the finishing touch you need to finish off that redesigned room and if you get it right it will not only be functional but also a great talking point.
In the past modern coffee tables didn't exist, the focus was on being functional. It's good to see things have changed as now glass coffee tables are available, wooden coffee tables, marble coffee tables, basically modern coffee tables can and are now made of a variety of materials. This means that you no longer end up with a beautifully decorated room that is spoilt by an old pine coffee table with no character and is a talking point for all the wrong reasons.
In the past this would have meant searching shop after shop asking if they have any modern coffee tables and then being lead round the store to find something which would only look modern if you were living in the 18th century, however then the internet came along making life a lot easier and with them you know you can get it delivered as opposed to trying to shove it in the back of the car!!
So if you're on the lookout for a modern looking coffee table don't forget the internet, it can be a really useful resource!