Living room tables are a good way to go if you're looking for a great furniture piece for the family area. They are really usually very sleek, and don't use up a substantial amount of room, and are avalable in a vast array of designs and styles. If your house is on the modern side, there are a lot of great urban styles that are sure to blend with the home. If you choose the classic antique look, there are great rustic, traditional, or shabby chic styles that seem to be great in any home. If you know where to look, especially if you look online, you can get discount buffet tables. They typically don't take up much floor space, and yet offer great counter or serving space while entertaining guests,. That may be the great thing about these tables.