As primitive man acquired greater dexterity with his hands, he was able to perform more complex tasks, thus creating the need for the table. These first tables were extremely rudimentary, often consisting of little more than a simple board supported on the knees of the user, who was still accustomed to carrying out his activities seated on the ground. Only half a century ago, in traditional Japan, the table, as other items of furniture, were adapted to the characteristic crouching position.
From the 14th and 15th centuries onward, the table was assigned a variety of functions which, in turn, led to the creation of specific shapes. In addition to the dining table, other shapes were created which were better adapted to sedentary work, such as the desk, or other models like the console table (or wall table) whose function was mainly ornamental, the center table and the multipurpose table.
A table comprises two basic elements: the surface and the supporting structure. While the latter may consist of any number of pieces which can have a wide variety of shapes, the top has a more restricted form, being square, rectangular, circular or ovular. They can, however, be made of a variety of materials, such as wood or marble, to give two classic examples or glass, reinforced plastic and formica as modern alternatives.
Locus Habitat’s coffee tables have a vintage flair and most designs are with a voyage trunk exterior which looks inspiring and exciting. Most coffee table designs are also paired with their other vintage style or leather furniture designs and as much as people want their rooms to look pleasant and classy, furthermore coffee tables as parts of decor should also represent some styles and whims. Coffee tables are very necessary as they serve many purposes aside from completing a stylish look and space but also used for storage and gathering family friends for a nice afternoon coffee or fizzy cocktails.
In choosing a coffee table, it should be both useful and decorative. Tables with shelves, or drawers to hold everything from your coaster and remote, or to keep some books or magazines should also be in your options. Modern or vintage styles are also to be considered when purchasing your coffee table as it would bring harmonious atmosphere with the rest of your furniture.
As a matter of fact, style of restoration hardware in Singapore and elsewhere is used to build a coffee table, which takes on the form of classic architecture, but still gives a rustic and refined appearance.