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.