Contemporary Kitchen Tables - The kitchen of today is higher than a place to cook. It's a place for family and friends to gather and share good times over a drink or meal. While many families once eschewed kitchen table sets in favor of a more formal dining room set, kitchen table sets are back in fashion and there is more selection than ever, thanks to new designs from producers.
Conventional kitchen table sets continue to be popular today, as are newer designs including bistro tables, pub style tables and built-in units that will make use of a little-used corner.
You need to consider several things, when selecting your table set. First, is the space available? With the kitchen designs of today, many houses can accommodate a table past the breakfast bar or island, outside the kitchen. As you'll be able to tie the other furnishings in the open plan and the kind of the table together, this permits you a lot of flexibility.
Having said that, you need to ensure that the table you choose is not just big enough to handle your family plus a little elbow room but that it's easy to wash and maintain. By way of example, for those who have a jumbled spouse or small children, you may want to choose glass top tables and go with something that hides the grime just a little more.