The Coffee Table Files

1 Jun

gold coffee table

coffee table

via Domino

Source: daveandjoi.blogspot.com via Katie on Pinterest

I’m still on the hunt for the perfect coffee table for my living room. As you have probably noticed, I’m drawn to campaign-style tables – light, airy and elegant.

Did you know that campaign-style furniture is furniture that was originally made for travel? Specifically, this style of furniture was made for the British military to take with them to the battlefield, so their camps would feel a bit more like home. Kind of romantic, no?

Okay, kind of impractical too.

Line of March of a Bengal Regiment of Infantry in Scinde. Circa 1843.

I’ll let you know when I find the perfect table. Until then, have a wonderful weekend!

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