Are you familiar with DemiLune tables? The characteristic of this table style is its semi-circular shape which is designed so that the table can be pushed up against a wall.
As a member of the console table family, demilune tables feature three legs but are often overlooked as a design option in favor of their traditional four-legged console table companion. I however love demilune tables and think they are the perfect solution for many space challenged rooms.
Demilune tables are ideal for small wall spaces where a chair or larger piece of furniture would feel over-powering. Using a table with a shaped design detail will help to create visual interest and give that small space a focal point.
When an impromptu cocktail table is needed, a demilune works great with just enough space to hold a few key party essentials. Demilune tables are also great to position in front of floor mirrors, creating lots of visual impact.
One of my favorite places to use a demilune table is in a bedroom. The shape of the table works in a narrow space next to the bed and functions as a nightstand as well as a intimate writing desk.
Both as a cost saving option and as a style solution in a foyer, two demilune tables facing each other is one of my favorite looks.
Demilune tables can also be retro-fit to work as a bathroom vanity. The curves of the table add softness to what is often a space of hard lines and square shapes.
What to put in that space between the windows? A small scale demilune table works great to fill that space and serve as the backdrop to a beautiful wall piece and tabletop accessories.
Wall mounted demilune tables can be used like a display shelf in a foyer or hall and again is ideal when wall space is limited.
When shopping for demilune tables, look for styles that feature scalloped or shaped details for added style.
In a small kitchen eating area, demilune tables provide just enough room for two people to sit and eat comfortably. Hanging a large grouping of artwork over the table as shown in this photos is also a great way to give the table and surrounding area more visual impact.
Demilune tables are most often used in a foyer, next to the front door. The table scale keeps the foyer open while providing the perfect perch for keys and mail.
Other places to use demilune tables:
In smaller rooms, demilune tables can be placed under a wall-mounted TV but close attention needs to be given to ensure the table scales balances the TV.
In bedrooms where twin beds are used, a demilune table is often a better design solution than individual night stands. When placed between the bed, the table works as a nightstand for both and is a great use of space.
A demilune placed at the end of hallway or at the top of stair landing fills the space without it becoming over-crowded.
I also like to use demilune tables in the nooks next to a fireplace. This is another spot where the curve of the table will add softness to the room.
And because many demilune tables are shorter and smaller in scale than a traditional console table, they work great positioned under a window.
The next time you’re on the hunt for a new table, consider a Demilune Table. Not only are they an unexpected option but a demilune table can work just about anywhere you’d put a traditional console table.
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