1. Console tables are versatile pieces of home furnishing, filling awkward spaces and adding convenient storage to almost any room in your home.
5. Depending on the room in which you place console tables, you can choose from rectangle, crescent, or oval styles. Console tables in demilune, or half-oval shapes, are ideal for hallways or small rooms.
6. The finish you choose for console tables depends largely on the decor of the room. A variety of wood finishes are versatile for many types of decor, while console tables in black, silver, or other colors fit well with modern designs.
7. Many styles of console tables feature drawers and a second shelf beneath the tabletop to provide additional storage and display options.