38 Unique & Abstract Coffee Tables to Add a Layer of Dimension to Your Space


Published / May 3, 2021

Updated / October 7, 2023


Think of your coffee table as the centerpiece of your living room. It’s not just somewhere to set a mug of coffee (though it can be!) or to display your favorite books. It’s an opportunity to tie an entire space together with an artistic, sculptural, or whimsical piece while also giving you room to create stylish vignettes or store your much-needed items in a small space. Coffee tables can be as beautiful as they are multi-functional, and they’re a chance to show off major style.

We’ve rounded up 38 abstract coffee tables include a round drum tables and coastal style tables that warm up a space, gravity-defying sculptural works of art, and museum-worthy, intricate tables that look like they were sourced straight from an antique shop. Whether your design leans towards modern minimalism, coastal farmhouse, or industrial and rustic, there’s a uniquely crafted coffee table that will suit your aesthetic and your budget.

Our Abstract Coffee Tables

Abstract Wood Coffee Table


This striking abstract wood coffee table adds a rustic, weathered, and modern element to your living room. Handcrafted in Indonesia from plantation teak, it brings together an exquisite combination of carefully carved allure and warm yet minimalist style.

Every piece is unique in its appearance due to its natural materials and processes, making it a perfect fit for your individual style. Finish the look by pairing this round farmhouse coffee table with a matching end table and a plush couch to create an inviting space for entertaining.

Noguchi – Abstract Glass Coffee Table


This stunning piece of design history is a must-have for enthusiasts and collectors alike. The timeless Noguchi, designed by American architect Isamu Noguchi in 1939, was introduced to the public by Herman Miller in 1947.

Still reproduced some 75 years later, this abstract glass coffee table has become a staple in living rooms around the world, blending grace with modern sophistication. It’s an icon that will never go out of style.

Showtime – Abstract Coffee Table


This stunning abstract coffee table from Perigold is like a piece of art for your living space. Hand-crafted from an impressive combo of coco twigs and rattan strips inlaid side-by-side, this whimsical and fun piece is the pop of design you need in your home.

Bring in artsy vibes to your boho or modern farmhouse ensemble with this abstract coffee table. It’s available in two sizes and, whichever size you choose, make sure you have an extra set of hands around — they weigh in at 175 and 215 lbs. respectively.

Modern Abstract Glass Coffee Table


Distinctly chic and functional, this ultra modern abstract coffee table features a unique, geometric design with a curved panels and an arched trestle base.

Two side drawers easily glide open to reveal plenty of room for board games. While four partitioned cubby shelves provide extra space to display your favorite decor. The tempered glass and high-gloss veneers make clean up a breeze.

Small White & Gold Abstract Coffee Table


If you’re furnishing a modern space on a budget, this lovely round coffee table will add a light and airy contemporary feel.

Inspired by mid-mod design and with a touch of glamour, the white with gold has universal appeal, an overlapping “V” shaped base, and a sleek, black or frosted tempered glass tabletop. A visually stunning piece that’s affordable, it doesn’t get much better.

Abstract Glass Coffee Table – Article


This round coffee table from Article adds a modern twist to Scandinavian design, with legs that resemble an artful insect and an airy glass top.

The solid white oak base is finished in a beautiful walnut stain and supports an 8 mm thick round tempered-glass tabletop, creating a sensible, budget-friendly option with a mid-century inspired impression.

Measuring 31.5″ diameter, this abstract glass coffee table is the perfect size and look for small city apartments.

Gold Statement Piece Coffee Table


This piece is gallery-worthy with its nod to infinity and beyond. Its ultra-sleek silhouette, featuring a waterfall design and two-tone aesthetic, will lend your space futuristic vibes. The tabletop and bottom shelf are both topped with black, tempered-glass, while there’s the option to choose from gold, rose gold, or silver finishes for the rest of the circular shape..

A conversation starter and a statement piece all in one, this is a piece you’ll hold onto for years to come.

Black & White Abstract Shape Coffee Table


When you want a bold piece that still feels light and airy, look to the Ivy Bronx coffee table.. This mid-century modern design features Birch wood veneers, MDF, and a wire frame shaped with curved rods welded to an oval frame and finished in antique bronze. It adds a sculptural element without creating visual weight.

Its unique style will bring a touch of sophistication to any living space — perfect for entertaining or just kicking back and relaxing. Make a statement with this extraordinary abstract coffee table.

Brooklyn – Abstract Wood Coffee Table


This gorgeous octagonal coffee table commands a presence in any living space. Its unique twist on geometry and asymmetric angles creates a sculptural work-of-art that is equal parts rustic and modern.

Handcrafted by skilled artisans, the blonde yukas wood is smoothed and blended for an exquisite finish. The beautiful craftsmanship of this wood coffee table offers an innate depth that will make it an eye-catching addition to your home.

Zora Abstract Wood Coffee Table


The Zora Live Edge Coffee Table from Sentient is a showstopper. Its solid locust wood slab top is bias-cut and perched on a cantilevered gloss-white laminate pedestal base, making it a unique and unforgettable piece.

It blends modern farmhouse and contemporary style perfectly together to add a touch of rustic character to a modern space. This one-of-a-kind coffee table will warm up your home and give you a stylish place to layer your favorite coffee table books, vases, and more.

Fossilized Abstract Shape Coffee Table


Millions of years and one conversation-worthy piece later, the Palecek, Camilla Fossilized Clam Table from Horchow is here to make a statement. Inspired by the coast, this unique and unusual coffee table was created with fossilized clam shell inlaid on an abstract shaped cast stone made from a natural tree trunk mold.

The result is an organic and truly stunning work of art that pairs well with coastal or modern decor, and brings a touch of nature into any home.

Akrati – White Abstract Coffee Table


Make a sculptural statement in your living space with the Akrati from Luxe Decor. This white abstract shape coffee table resembles an abstract work of art more than a simple table, and it’s available in three distinct colors – concrete gray & black, pure white & oak, or pure white. It is a bold, artful choice for any contemporary interior.

Crafted with sustainability in mind and backed by a 2-year warranty, this functional piece of art looks like it walked straight out of the pages of Architectural Digest.

Unique Arch Shaped Coffee Table


The sweeping lines of this white storage coffee table catch your eye and your attention. It features a unique arch shaped design with curved panels and an arched trestle base, creating a shape that echoes a ship sailing across the ocean.

Plus, there are two side drawers and four partitioned cubby shelves for all your storage needs. Its tempered glass and high-gloss veneers make it easy to keep clean — perfect for hosting your next gathering!

Updated Midcentury Coffee Table


Form, function and timeless aesthetic come together with the Blass Cocktail Table from Lowes.

This updated mid-century table features splayed legs, 2 drop-down panels that reveal hidden storage compartments, and a tempered-glass covered shelf to display decor.

Perfect for a weekend charcuterie board, board games, living room essentials, or showcasing your favorite decor, this abstract wood coffee table brings a bold design feel and a futuristic look to your space.

Ultra-modern Coffee Table with Storage


For a strong, brutalist-inspired statement look no further than this coffee table. Crafted with innovation in mind, its unique and bold geometric design provides plenty of display and storage space with cubbies and cabinets.

Plus, its tempered glass covered shelf offers a space to show off your favorite decor pieces. Enjoy this ultra-modern coffee table that delivers on both style and affordability — a true win-win.

Wood Palette Abstract Coffee Table


Inspired by one of Japan’s award-winning architects, a contemporary aesthetic offers geometric design at a fraction of the cost of a collector’s piece. This modern abstract coffee table from Home Depot is crafted from MDF wood and tempered-glass, and the result is a piece that looks museum-worthy.

Finished in a neutral greige, it lends an artful touch to any decor theme.

Acrylic Glass Waterfall Cocktail Table


This luxe coffee table is a timeless style that adds a modern, open, and airy feel to any living space. The Eugene Glass Cocktail Table from All Modern has a simple silhouette, crafted from a single sheet of tempered glass.

With its rounded edges and one-piece contemporary design, this coffee table adds surface space for entertaining while maintaining minimalist appeal. There’s no assembly required, and it’s perfectly at home in glamorous large homes and tiny apartments alike.

Our Unique Coffee Tables

Unique Swivel Coffee Table


On the hunt for a table with a twist? This playful, innovative design offers an effortlessly chic and multi-level aesthetic. Its top that swivels 90 degrees — perfect for keeping all your living room and TV watching essentials close at hand. With its abstract style and functional features, the Emerson Swivel Table adds a fun & modern, space age vibe to your space.

Unique Custom Coffee Table – Etsy


If you’re looking to swirl a little sparkle into your living room, the Queen Coffee Table will light up your space. Crafted by skillful designer Tavoli Cannata from Etsy, this artful blend of traditional scroll work and modern lighting is a unique juxtaposition of old and new

With its Paulownia hardwood tabletop and Swarovski button tufting upholstery, this coffee table adds a sense of whimsical fun and abstract style.. Plus, it’s outfitted with LED lights for a truly dazzling effect.

Unique Wood & River Coffee Table


Search no more! Etsy offers a delightful array of unique and abstract wood coffee table. From rustic industrial to vintage glam, you’ll find that perfect piece you love and look forward to admiring each day.

Each lovingly crafted and designed by local artisans or small shops, these tables make it easy to add an extra touch of character and style to your home. This walnut river coffee table with a striking river of blue epoxy is one that will add an eye-catching look to your modern, farmhouse, or rustic living space.

Gold & Wood Block Coffee Table


Bring the natural beauty of the great outdoors inside with Pottery Barn’s Brodie 24″ Reclaimed Wood Coffee Table. Crafted from sustainably sourced and kiln-dried elm wood, this table features a stainless-steel base with a polished golden brass finish for an extra luxe touch.

Perfect for adding a touch of woodsy warmth to any room, this wood block coffee table is sure to turn heads.

Tree Root Coffee Table


If you’re craving something organic for your space, why not warm it up with an actual piece of a tree? With its perfectly unique wood base and tempered glass top, it’s a unique piece that will grab your attention and make a statement in your space.

The round glass top measures 36 inches (91 cm) in diameter and stands 20 inches (51 cm) tall. This stand out piece blends well with rustic and modern farmhouse themes, and offers plenty of room to flex your coffee table styling muscles.

Unique Custom Wood Coffee Table – Etsy


A gorgeous, one-of-a-kind statement, this piece comes to you from a talented Etsy designer. This round, wood coffee table is skillfully crafted from solid European Walnut wood and azure epoxy resin and blends rustic vibes with sleek modern elegance.

It is customizable with a selection of different shapes and wood species to suit a range of tastes — including oak, ash, burl and poplar woods available in round, square and rectangular shapes. This looks right at home in a modern farmhouse space with a unique industrial touch.

One-of-a-kind Coffee Table


Forget boring, cookie-cutter design – this wood coffee table from VidaXL is one-of-a-kind! Combining rustic charm with mid-modern appeal, this curved edged table is created with sustainable, reclaimed wood.

The reclaimed wood is finished with antique-style weathering for a fun and artsy look. Plus, the hand-made design features unique nail holes and clear-faced grains for an added vintage touch. This unforgettable piece is sure to become a family heirloom..

Unique Minimalist Coffee Table


Minimalists will appreciate the Philippos Frame Table, which offers modern style without breaking the bank. It features a chromed iron frame with wood and lacquer finish available in white, gray, and black to match with any color palette.

Clean lines and sleek detailing make this coffee table right at home in any contemporary space. Plus, its affordable price point makes it a great choice for modern decor enthusiasts on a budget.

Puzzle Coffee Table – Etsy


Gather the family around this gaming coffee table for puzzle solving fun! Etsy’s handcrafted coffee table is totally customizable and includes three, felt-lined drawers with caster wheels on the bottom.

Pick a solid wood top or tempered-glass, and choose between Minwax stains or Benjamin Moore paint colors. Plus, you can easily move it around thanks to the included caster wheels. This is a two-for-one coffee table that will be the star of game night for years to come!

Vintage-inspired Trunk Coffee Table


For a timeless, vintage design adds a stately element to traditional home decor, try this classic trunk coffee table. It’s made of solid wood with a dark hickory brown finish and antique gold hardware, along with copper highlights for an eye-catching, history-inspired look

The faux leather is framed by rivets and straps, and the top features a weathered look. Plus, the chest has drawers adorned with bolted faux leather straps and a latch lock mechanism for additional storage. Choose between brown or dark blue for the perfect antique design style.

Wood Cube Coffee Table


Bring the organic look of renewable munggur wood into your space with this solid wood coffee table from Home Depot. The hand-crafted, all-natural coffee table offers a modernist cube shape with beautifully unique grain patterns across the light wood.

Fully assembled and weighing in at 105.6 lb (47.9 kilograms), this heirloom-quality table is giving us all the California coastal vibes.

Modern Concrete Coffee Table


A minimalist’s dream, the Victor Coffee Table from All Modern is perfect for modern industrial interiors where a simple but bold statement is key.

Crafted from fiber reinforced concrete with a dark gray finish, this heavy-hitting piece measures 43” square and weighs a whopping 225 pounds. It makes a bold, architectural statement that’s at home with striking black and white interiors or as a neutral foundation to a bright and bold space.

Block Coffee Table with Storage


If you’re looking for a stylish way to store those extra items in your small space, the Manhattan from Bed Bath & Beyond may be the perfect fit (ask any Big Apple resident and they’ll tell you it’s named appropriately).

Its square block style is available in Mystic Oak Gray or Sindoori Mango and comes with two sizable storage drawers, perfect for keeping blankets, books, games and other knick-knacks organized. Its transitional styling and modern farmhouse vibe fits into any room.

Unique Statement Piece Coffee Table


Anchor your space with a piece that combines a modern silhouette and a centuries-old luxury motif with this statement piece from Anthropologie. Refined Moroccan tile work adorns the top, while a sleek hammered antique brass base offers support.

This timeless piece is highly versatile showstopper and will bring a touch of elegance to any design aesthetic, from mid-century modern to boho. A stunning piece inspired by the careful work of ancient Egyptian artisans who used inlaid bone in their decor, this coffee table is sure to make a statement in your home.

Coconut Shell Block Coffee Table


This eye-catching white shell coffee table from East at Main is an eco-friendly way to liven up your space. Crafted with coconut shells and made in Indonesia, the intricate mosaic design adds an artistic and delicate detail to coastal or modern living spaces.

Down below is a solid wood base for stable support, yet it’s still light-weight and easy to move around. No assembly required — just unbox and enjoy this chic, hand-painted piece!

New Midcentury Coffee Table


This charming, classic-meets-contemporary piece adds a light and airy feel, along with small space functionality, to your living space.. Featuring splayed ski legs, a glass top and a storage shelf below, this coffee table is both stylish and practical.

Plus, while it adds modern style and a high-quality look, its affordable price tag ensures you won’t break the bank.

Unique White Coffee Table with Storage


This white and black abstract coffee table from Lowes adds a touch of modern style to small spaces. Its sleek black and white finish is perfect for contemporary decor, and the inset glass top adds an artful touch.

Two boxed shelves on either side of the rectangular table give it a functional and stylish design, plus it gives you the opportunity to create styling moments with your favorite objet d’art or coffee table books. For anyone looking for a space-saving and stylish piece, this is the ideal pick.

Modern White Coffee Table


This Jessa Cocktail Table with Storage is a gravity-defying and functional piece. Not your everyday table, the two-tiered shelf design features a floating effect, and allows you to show off decor through its clever viewing window.

To accentuate its modern vibes, it’s held up by sleek and minimalist silver tapered legs. And although it’s on the small side at 31.5″ square, its layered shelves provide plenty of space for living room essentials and modern decor.

Sleek Statement Piece Cocktail Table


Sleek vibes and bold statements come together in this minimalist coffee table from All Modern. With its low profile and striking golden brass finish, there’s no need for details. Its simplicity speaks for itself.

Because this table oozes stylish minimalism perfect for pairing with white seating, bold color choices, or other gold accents. The stainless steel construction ensures this statement piece will last for years to come.

Shadowbox Cocktail Table


Need the perfect spot to showcase your favorite art pieces and coffee table books? Or perhaps the shell you picked up on last summer’s tropical vacation or the vintage matchbooks you’ve collected? Consider a shadow box coffee table as they offer plenty of display cabinet space.

Resting atop a black metal frame you’ll find a glass display with four bottom-hinged doors. It’s made from solid mango wood that’s finished in a neutral brown with gray undertones.

Unique Coastal Drum Cocktail Table


This unique and eco-friendly coffee table is crafted with handcrafted pieces of coconut shells. The gorgeous, high-quality materials create an intricate mosaic pattern and add a touch of bohemian style to any room.

Smoothly constructed from solid acacia wood, this conversation piece is perfect for coastal themes and modern spaces alike, adding a touch of nature’s organic beauty in an artful way.

Heather Bien

Heather Bien has over a decade experience as an interior designer and home and decor writer. Heather is owner of interior design firm Hill & Hampton and a graduate of University of Virginia where she majored in art history and minored in architectural history. Based in Washington, D.C., you can usually find her hunting down the next perfect antique find, snapping photos of the charming architecture around her Capitol Hill neighborhood, or planning her next weekend getaway.

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