Ever wondered what Designers or people in the furniture business are talking about when they say "It's not a coffee table, its a cocktail table"? It's really very simple. Cocktail Tables are round, and Coffee Tables are square or rectangular.
Here are just a few of my favorite cocktail tables:
And here are a few of my favorite coffee tables:
Want to know the best dimensions of a coffee (or cocktail) table? See my blog post: Best Height for your Coffee Table for more info.