Don’t have room for a coffee table but want something to keep your remote, your magazine, your drink and snacks at hand while relaxing on the couch? Sofa slide tables offer the convenience of a having a surface while lounging without the bulkiness of a coffee table standing in your way.
Obviously these modern slide-under the sofa side tables are true gems when used as supplemental tables too. No more reaching for that cuppa coffee or the remote. Laziness is faciliated in optima forma with these sleek, stylish, stunningly beautiful side tables.
1. BT2 Small Table
Talk about giving it all away in the name! The BT2 Small Table is the petite companion your living room needs to spice it up with a bit of color. This brilliant and bold table may be tiny, but it can hold an entire pile of books (no seriously, look at the pictures).
Given its surprising show of strength, I’d bet that you could use it as a multifunctional stool in a child’s room.
2. Bentwood Accent Table
The Bentwood Accent Table has a white wooden base and tempered glass top. With its transparent top and single leg, it has a light and airy look which won’t make your room seem cluttered.
The curved leg means you can pull it up close to your sofa. The broad circular base makes it extremely stable, even on hardwood floors, and the top is heat resistant and scratchproof.
3. Pipe Side Table
The Pipe Side Table is part of a range by Italian furniture brand Moroso, all formed from aluminium piping with a diameter of 8cm. The thin top and base prevent the table from looking clunky, and the slightly asymmetrical shape provides interest.
At 21 inches tall, it’s just the right height to use with a low sofa. It’s available in either black or red high-gloss finish.
4. Riley Laptop Table
Tired of struggling to scoot your portable tray close enough to the couch? The Riley Table has two easy sliding feet so you can cozy up to your workstation or dinner tray. Rather than straining your neck or back, the Riley table makes regular side tables look dull.
The sleek design is both modern and minimalist, and the oak wood used makes it highly durable. You’ll never have to buy another side table again!
5. Chrome Metal Side Table
If you’re looking for a good space-saving side table, the Monarch Chrome Accent Table will fit into your décor perfectly. Aside from its sleek look, the Monarch is affordably priced and easy on your budget.
With the Monarch Chrome Metal side table, you get plenty of space for food, drinks or a laptop work area. The incredibly light design makes it easy to transport from room to room so you can use your Monarch table anywhere in the house.
Your comfort is the most important part of kicking back and relaxing, so why should you have to be uncomfortable when reaching for that glass of wine?
The Covis side table keeps your snacks and indulgences close at hand with its adjustable height and positioning. Sturdy v-shaped legs keep the table from wobbling or tipping over, and you can pull it right up to the couch, so there’s no need to overreach.
7. Bonaldo Duffy Side Table
For a truly unique design, this elemental side table will have everyone in the room begging to use it. The Duffy by Bonaldo takes the form of a wave of rippling water to create this stunning furniture piece.
The slender supports of the table slide easily under couches to hug against them and make it easy to reach anything you place on it.
8. CU Large Coffee Table
Savvy space-savers will love the CU Large coffee table. This versatile living room essential isn’t just part of your seating arrangements – it’s also a sturdy side table in disguise.
The CU becomes a table when you flip it on its side; it’s steady enough to sit both ways. You won’t have to worry about hiding your dinner tray away after you’re done using it. Simply flip it over to use as a bench again.
9. Mark Side Table
It’s so hard to find a decent side table these days, one that doesn’t have to shove its base underneath your couch or chair to be supported. Thankfully, there’s the Mark Side Table.
Not only does it stand firmly without the support of another piece of furniture, but it’s also incredibly unique. The zig-zag pattern will have your guests eyeballing the table and wishing they had one of their own.
10. Toi From Zanotta
The Toi / 632 Table has all the grace and curves of the perfect martini glass, but don’t expect a full-service bar to pop out of it. The Toi is all about style and function molded perfectly into a versatile piece.
The top swings out to reveal hidden storage space underneath, allowing you to place items out of the way while saving precious space on the table’s surface for your coffee, tablet or notebook.
11. Eileen Gray End Table
The Eileen Gray End table adds a touch of sophistication and glamour to any room. Its graceful frame and clear glass panel go with anything, and we mean anything. You could put this in a college frathouse, and it would look good.
Any décor placed on it instantly lights up with the glow reflected off of the glass. It’s hard to pass up such a lovely, feminine piece.
12. Don Gerrit Glas Table
Talk about futuristic! The Don Gerrit glas table looks like something out of all those sci-fi movies you’ve seen. The transparent design is splashed with a block of color to make this functional art piece truly stunning.
You can celebrate your lazy afternoons with the reflecting light casting colorful shadows on your living room floor; no side table has ever been this interesting. Show it off to your friends, and they’ll soon be begging to know where you got it.
13. Tod Supplement Table
The Tod side table seems to be part liquid, part furniture piece. The curves and shiny finish aren’t the only features that make this a good living room side table – the Tod Supplement table can also function as a stool when tipped upside down for a temporary resting spot. Either way you flip it, this table is solid through and through.
14. 270 Side Table
How does 270 degrees of side table space sound to you? The word “spacious” comes to mind.
The 270 Side Table is a simply designed furniture piece that provides more than adequate room for you to set down your drink or station your laptop.
The half circle design makes it easy to slide this table up to your bedside without taking up too much space, or you can use it as a supplement to your office desk to create more workspace.
15. Asti Side Table
The Asti Side Table is as slim as it gets. Although it looks like it’s barely there, the Asti passes the durability test and can hold the weight of a laptop or plate of food just like any other side table can. The lightweight build and top handle make it simple to transport from room to room.
You can use the Asti as a side table, workstation or makeshift kitchen table. Either way, it makes an eye-catching addition to any room in your house.
16. Ralf Side Table
The Ralf’s most striking feature is its marble base, heavy enough to hold the two off-centre metal legs which support the tabletop. Styled after an industrial G-clamp, the table is a striking centerpiece for any modern room.
There are dozens of customizable color combinations, from colored legs to a bronzed mirror finish on the tabletop.
17. Teardrop Side Table
This asymmetric table features a single white leg under a glass top. The design is perfect for holding drinks or a laptop when you’re on the sofa, as the curved base means you can pull the table right to the edge.
At under $120, the Teardrop Side Table looks like a much more expensive piece of contemporary furniture, with the self-assembly construction the only evidence of its bargain price.
18. Pac Tables
Named for the iconic Pac-Man video game, the wedge-shaped Pac tables are a modern take on the coffee table by Austrian designer Klemens Schillinger.
Though the Pac Tables look flimsy at first glance, they’re as tough as anything with four legs: a precisely-cut granite wedge is used to weight the MDF table base so there’s no risk of tipping over. There are three different heights, designed to fit neatly around a couch.
19. Halves Steel Side Table
Lovers everywhere have lamented their hearts being split in two. Don’t despair; these tables won’t break under Cupid’s arrows. The Halves Steel Side Table sits lovingly in the shape of a heart until put into use.
This table doubles as both a coffee table and two side tables. The heart divides up neatly into two separate tables for your and your sweetheart to share. Don’t worry! You can always put them back together again.
20. Riva Side Table
This modern, color-blocked side table is the ultimate luxury for any home on the move. Easy to pull up to the side of your couch or chair, its range of colors can fit any home’s decor while the design makes it sturdy enough for you to eat off of while you are working or watching a movie.
Big enough to work off of, and small enough to store away when not needed, the Riva Side Table is an affordable addition to any home that wishes to conserve space and still have modern luxuries.