10 Reasons of Choosing Ottoman Over Coffee Table

Nowadays, more and more people are moving towards choosing ottoman over traditional coffee table. This is simply because ottomans add style and versatility to the home. Ottoman can also provide extra seating to house more guests during special occasion.

1. Ottoman with Concealed Storage and Tray Top Lid

Ottoman with Concealed Storage and Tray Top Lid(image credit: crateandbarrel.com)

Consider using a pair of smaller cube ottomans instead of one large one for limited room space for easy maneuver during busy traffic flow, where one can be used for guest’s seating and another one can be used for coffee table when the lid is lifted and flipped to reveal an ebony-stained tray top.


2. Statement Tufted Ottoman

Statement Tufted Ottoman(image credit: houzz.com)

Add texture and pop of colour to this neutral-toned living room with a big ocean blue ottoman which is served as a coffee table. Place a beautifully curated tray on top to keep your books from scattering around. This statement ottoman creates a true focal point for the living room.


3. Round Tufted Ottoman

Round Tufted Ottoman(image credit: houzz.com)

Love this soft pink nursery room which has a glamorous chandelier and a big round ottoman underneath it! The room is perfected by a white plush and fluffy area rug. The soft tufted ottoman not only provides seating, it can be used as a support for your baby to sit up to walking and cruising so they can have free reign of the room and not get hurt.


4. Minimalist White Leather Ottoman

Minimalist White Leather Ottoman(image credit: houzz.com)

A minimalist living room is elegantly designed to incorporate two wide leather ottomans which are pure white. Ottomans work wonderfully in small spaces. Easy to move in, out and around your living room, these multitasking pieces will never be out of work in a small living room.


5. Tufted Ottomans in Pair

Tufted Ottomans in Pair(image credit: houzz.com)

The tufted texture of the pair of ottomans turns them into statement pieces and lend distinctive character to the room. The combination of all the furniture including wall shelves and beige leather sofa makes you want to stay longer to enjoy the reading journey.


6. Three-In-A-Row Ottomans

Three-In-A-Row Ottomans(image credit: houzz.com)

Create extra bedroom seating and storage with 3 cube ottomans at the end of the bed for added style and versatility. To add elegant style, you can add one end-of-bed bench for extra seating and coffee tray.


7. Geometric Upholstered Ottoman

Geometric Upholstered Ottoman(image credit: houzz.com)

A large upholstered ottoman does double duty as a coffee table and a footrest. A soft upholstered ottoman is so comfortable and legs-up casual that it’s hard to resist. You can always place a tray on top as a solid surface for drinks or accessories.


8. Large Leather Ottoman

Large Leather Ottoman(image credit: houzz.com)

The large leather ottoman in the middle pulls everything together and balances the furniture. Make the absolute most of your ottomans in the living room by giving them more than one purpose. This ottoman with sleek legs serves as a coffee table, a foot rest or a seat when friends and family come to gather – a wonderfully worthwhile investment.


9. Round Leather Ottoman

Round Leather Ottoman(image credit: houzz.com)

When space is a luxury, every nook and cranny counts. Consider using multifunctional furniture, such as ottoman, that works as a coffee table, an extra seating or a nesting side table that can be moved around as needed. A rectangular ottoman could be a better choice for this eclectic living room with sectional sofa.


10. Ottoman with Open Storage

Ottoman with Open Storage(image credit: houzz.com)

Ottomans are great hacks for storage. Upholstered ones with shelves at the bottom, open or closed, offer a quick stash to storing anything from magazines, books, blankets or electronics. And of course, all this functionality comes in fancy shells.