You might wonder what is console table and why in hell you need one. It’s a decorative piece that is usually quite narrow and mostly used to display things. Console tables are quite narrow and always located near a wall. You usually can find them in hallways, entryways, in awkward niches and by staircases.
You might also wonder how to use and how to decorate a console table. There are many ways to do that. The idea of a console table comes from the classical architecture. The term console means a ledge on the wall acting as a support. The same role is given to console tables. As I said before they are perfect pedestals for items of decor. Besides displaying things on it, you can use it to place additional light fixtures on it, and sometimes you can even use it for an additional storage. Besides you can put something on display under it or above it. Gallery walls and mirrors hung above such table work extremely well in different interiors.
Nowadays console tables usually act as placeholders for keys, bags, and phones. Modern console tables are simple and functional. Some of them have drawers while some others can be transformed into dining tables. Check out these nice examples that we gathered and you won’t have problems with console table decor anymore. Besides, you’ll definitely manage to find a place for such table at your home.
DIY floating console table made of a wood slab (via shelterness)
Console table could fit a lot of objects to display and could become a shiny room's centerpiece by itself.
When the table is covered with a beautiful pattern it could become an interesting part of your decor.
There are many luxorious console table designs you can choose from.
An eagle is a really awesome support for a tabletop.
Mirror surfaces could help to make the space look bigger.
Chairs could be great addition that also play part in your decor.
There are many ways to use a console table for interior decorating. You can display stuff on it, below it and above it.
Minimalist solution for a refresh bar.
Table lamps work really well on console table to provide additional dramatic light to the room.
You can use it for additional storage too.
There are really modern versions available for all these minimalist interiors.
Every hallway need a console table to make it look less dull.
Simple DIY minimalist console table for any space (via shelterness)
DIY rough wood console table for rustic interiors (via shelterness)
Entrance table should meet you with style
Pink and mother of pearl inlay looks awesome! (via digsdigs)
Cool 'ancient' decor idea for an entrance table.
A mirror above a console table works extremely well to visually enlarge the space
It's a perfect display for all these beautiful objects of decor your brought from your travels.
You can put such table by the staircase.
DIY space-saving console table design (via shelterness)
You can fill awkward niches with a display table.