Look closely: Here four small X-base folding side tables in a cluster form a coffee table. This room is so minimal that I think one plain old coffee table would have been a real snooze in here. All of the Xes keep this room from being monotonous.
One large drum pendant is all that's needed in this minimal, modern living room. The black shade contrasts with the white walls and sofas, highlights the fireplace and provides dramatic curves against the straight lines of the space.