By BIsm1LLahdiyyourcrafts. Coffee Table. At Sunday, July 07th 2019, 13:29:09 PM.
Whether it is the streets of Paris, the roadside bistro in England, or the terrace café in Vienna, coffee tables and romance is somehow connected at a DNA level. It's perhaps coffee itself. It is said that Johann Sebastian Bach had once described coffee as "lovelier than a thousand kisses, sweeter far than muscatel wine!". There cannot be a more romantic description of a drink than that.
The first coffee tables, designed and called by this name, evolved in Europe, most probably in Britain, during the Victorian era. Before the 18th century, the tables that were being used in addition with the settle are the occasional tables, end tables, tea tables and centre tables. By the year 1780, the high-back settles were replaced by low height sofas, and thus came the need for a lower table. And this led to the development of the sofa tables, which were placed near the sofa to be used to put down the cup or the books.
Perhaps it is the setting that makes coffee the drink of romance. We all have heard how romantic it is to gaze into each other eye. What better way to do it then over coffee tables. Even commercial coffee shops have their romantic moments. But we are talking about the open air cafés that make Europe the most romantic place to be.