There are a great many uses for an accent table in any home. They work well as end tables or lamp tables. They are available in a variety of sizes, styles and shapes and are designed for convenience as well as adding warmth to a room's décor. They are made from an assortment of different materials such as wood, glass, rattan, metal or possibly a combination of some of these. The most popular height for accent tables is about twenty-four inches, which accommodates most standard chairs and sofas. These practical tables are perfect for holding different types of lamps that provide a soft, glowing ambiance to the room. An accent table may feature storage compartments, drawers or shelves, which is common with many tables. Be aware of how much stuff you place on top of the table. You don't want to overcrowd it and turn it into eyesore.