9 best-selling coffee tables
These are the designs proving most popular on ufurnish.com
Research by furnishings website ufurnish.com has found that British people spend an average of 38 days researching furniture buys for their home. Coffee tables spark the most deliberation, with shoppers spending 128 hours researching online and in-store before committing to a purchase.
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This ‘purchase paralysis’ is caused by numerous factors, from being overwhelmed by choice to holding out for the perfect piece, as well as couples struggling to reach an agreement. Dining table and chair sets take the second longest to find, racking up 85 hours of research, followed by lighting at 81 hours.
If you’re currently browsing the internet for coffee tables, it may be helpful to know what’s proving popular with other homeowners. Here, ufurnish.com, which showcases collections from more than 110 retailers, shares its 10 best-selling coffee tables, ranging from pared-back and minimalist to Art Deco-influenced styles.
1. Alisma Round, Cult Furniture
The Alisma coffee table is designed for minimalists. The golden chrome base supports the glass tabletop with a white marble effect that brings a luxurious aesthetic into your living room. With the spacious shelf underneath for an additional storage option, the carefully selected materials are easy to maintain in this contemporary design built to last. £199 at ufurnish.com.
2. Canyon oak-effect table, Argos
Part of the Canyon collection that also encompasses a bookcase, TV unit and sideboard, this rustic-looking table from Argos is finished with a unique oak-effect 3D-paper foil finish. Made from particleboard, it offers a natural, solid-oak look without the price tag. Self-assembly required. £95 from ufurnish.com.
3. Arcadia Mango Wood, Furniture World
The solid Mango wood range features exquisite travertine tops on the occasional items and travertine inset handles, along with a fluted pattern adorning the fronts of the sideboard and high board. This unique combination of natural materials and intricate design creates an elegant warmth and style to your room. £549 from ufurnish.com.
4. Cruz living-dining collection, SCS
For a coordinated living and dining space, consider buying key pieces from the same collection. The Cruz collection from SCS includes dining tables, sideboards, coffee tables and more, in various sizes. Each piece is traditionally jointed. £279.99 from ufurnish.com.
5. Barbican convertible table, Pepper Sq
Multi-functional furniture is ideal for smaller spaces. The marble-effect Barbican convertible coffee-to-dining table morphs into a desk or dining table, expanding from 120 x 170cm to 120 x 220cm via two internal extension pieces and a gas lifting device. £1829 from ufurnish.com.
6. Burford rattan coffee table, John Lewis & Partners
Handmade from intricately woven natural rattan, the Burford coffee table from Desser has a toughened glass top and a storage shelf to keep out of the way. Sustainably sourced in Indonesia, this natural rattan is strong, durable and easy to keep clean. Matching furniture is available. £239.99 from ufurnish.com.
7. Miami minimalist table, Furniturebox
The glass and chrome Miami coffee table from Furniturebox is a simple, barely-there solution for a minimalist scheme. The table top is made from 8mm thick clear tempered glass. A matching console and lamp table are also available. £124.99 from ufurnish.com.
8. Scala marble-effect table, Dunelm
Marble-topped coffee tables offer that timeless, Italian style. The Scala from Dunelm combines a marble-effect top with a gold-finished steel frame to add a touch of luxury to your scheme. £229 from ufurnish.com.
9. Nkuku Balibar cane and glass table
The contours of the Balibar cane and glass coffee table complement the use of natural materials. The acacia wood framework has been sandblasted to add texture. The cane table top feels light and interesting, and the glass table top adds practical purpose, protecting the cane from everyday use and providing a smooth surface. £357 from ufurinish.com.