Here’s a list of our favourite coffee tables coming out for 2016.

A place for a cup of tea, fortifying Scotch or your next must-read, the coffee table should be unobtrusive, yet an integral piece of your living room.

The Architect nesting coffee tables ($479) give you twice the surface area€”or space. Tuck one beneath the other or display double the retro flair.

The Brick coffee table (from $1,250) by Paola Navone for Gervasoni is lacquered wood andpolished marble withlean yet lovely;

Add a single drop of molten gold to your space with the Brass Teardrop table ($1,249) by Jonathan Adler, or go dramatic with a multiple clover-like grouping.;;

Designed in partnership with Emily Carr University students in Vancouver, the Granville coffee table (from $1,459) pairs form with function, openingup to reveal storage space within its

The Porada Bignè table with an Emperador Dark marble top ($3,600) is the deepest brown laced with amber veining€”or a little bit of black magic.

Amanda Hamilton’s Designer Pick:

We check in with Calgary-based interior designer Amanda Hamilton—a former Western Living Designers of the Year One to Watch—to find out which coffee table caught her eye.DesignerPick_CoffeeTables Amanda Hamilton’s top pick: the Minotti Sullivan coffee table. (Portrait by Phil Crozier.)“Reflective of Alexander Calder’s sculptural mobiles, the Minotti Sullivan coffee table paired with a Davis pouf is both visually interesting and highly functional. Available in unconventional materials and finishes, these essential geometric forms create a casually elegant vignette when layered.”;