Your coffee table doesn’t just have to be plain and boring, it can be practical and funky too. Gone are the days of just rectangular table and in are coffee tables that add something to the home. Take your coffee table and combine it with a magazine rack to get a stylish yet practical piece of wooden furniture.
Since the coffee table is the focal point of your living room interior, you may want to go to a higher end supplier vs. buying whatever is available on Amazon that looks nice in its photo. There are several high-end providers of inexpensive coffee tables, depending on which country you live in. We recommend shopping for ideas first on utopiahome.com.au no matter where you live, and then using those ideas elsewhere if you don’t live in Australia.
Here’s some of the other selection when you go to places like Amazon.
Top rated – Modern coffee table & magazine storage
Slick is the best way to describe this product – Super slick! This is a fabulous curved coffee table with space for your mags at the end – or underneath.
This is a small side table, more a sofa end table thats very modern in style and keeps your papers and magazines mostly out of view. This is a good one for saving space and we think it would suit a city apartment look best. UK stockists and latest prices here
Side table with magazine rack
There are some good choices of side tables for your magazines that are worth looking at as they can keep the mess tucked away if you don’t like to see them. Our top recommended side table is the Mika table and magazine storage as shown below. This can be used as a side coffee table or even a bed side table if you wish. It comes in a choice of colours, oak and walnut as shown below.
About the product
- Flat packed and very simple to build – 1 person job, takes around 10-15 minutes
- Delivery in 2-4 days
- Unique design
This table is a our absolute fav of all the ones we’ve looked it. Its great value at less than £100 and has just the right look for the home without breaking the bank. It comes in a choice of two colours – light and dark so it will compliment any other furniture you have in the living room. You can check the current UK suppliers here –
Here’s how it looks
Its a standard size coffee table at 30 cm off the ground and just over a meter (104cm) long so is good in an averaged size room or flat. The magazine rack is located at the end of the table and holds a good few magazines or a couple of catalogues. The tables design means it also looks good in a garden room or conservatory especially in the light wood option. Here’s some more photos of the light and dark wood options.
About the product
- H 30CM, L 104CM, D 50 CM
- Inspired by Scandinavian designers
- Made from bent plywood
- Choice of Natural or Walnut finish
- Made exclusively by modern UK furniture specialist cultwood.co.uk
- Delivery times on average 7-10 days.
Brentwood coffee table
As far as an actual coffee table with a magazine rack built in the one above is the only one we’d recommend, most others are a standard table with a shelf of draw. We’re happy to recommend this table as its sleek lines and curved wood make an instant impression and its exceptional value at its current price.