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1. London, UKA pallet coffee table makes for a quirky centrepiece in this simple and elegant living room. The symmetrical lines and ordered design of the table make the small space appear neat and organised. In a larger setting, the wheels can be put to use to move the table around with ease.Tip: You could DIY by scouring local supermarkets and hardware stores for the pallets. Then simply sand, wax or paint, and add wheels. Et voila!Read here for more uses of the humble pallet.
9. Keep it symmetrical In a small space, an ordered design can make the room appear neat and organised. Symmetry is an easy way to achieve this. Here, the room’s most important elements have been arranged symmetrically. The space feels balanced and your eye moves easily from one side of the room to the other, which makes it look bigger.
This transitional den aces the one-wall seating card. The three-seater sofa is framed against a bold grey wall that lends depth to the space, while a pair of symmetrical half-moon tables operate as lamp stands.Pros:Takes up minimal floor spaceCan be combined with various experimental seating options like pouffes, ottomans and benches. Cons:Offers limited fixed seating
Coffee and conversationsPallets make great coffee tables – and conversation starters. The caster wheels on this table allow it to be moved anywhere, and it’s got storage space for magazines and knick-knacks.Tip: Place a sheet of glass on top if you’d like a more polished look and an even surface. Make sure it’s thick and heavy enough to remain stable and immovable.