Cheers All Around: 6 Sleek & Simple Cocktail Tables

Contrary to conventional thinking, matching furniture — as in, matchy-matchy furniture — is not only a bite of the thumb at the entire world of design; it’s also kind of boring.  Here to mix things up a little is today’s roundup of sleek and simple cocktail tables; particularly if your aesthetic tastes run toward the conservative, these minimalist accent pieces won’t offend your senses.  What they will do, though, is add a little visual interest to what might be an otherwise predictably-matched set of coffee tables and couches.  Standing a bit taller than a coffee table in order to require less of a reach when picking up or setting down your favorite cocktail, these tables serve a specific purpose while providing an air of cool without being obtrusive.  Look at that — function can clink glasses with fashion after all.

glass and black metal end table

The Chesapeake End Table by Richard Walker



teardrop cocktail table

The Kente Loft Tymara Glass Cocktail Table



curved base cocktail table

Jupiter Accent Table from Zuo



z-shaped cocktail table

Z-Shaped Glass Cocktail Table from Avetex



trumpet cocktail tables

Trumpet Tables by Barbara Cosgrove



ablo end table

The Ablo Round End Table from Chiasso



Chesapeake table found at The Walker Studio.