Modern console tables create storage and decor space with minimal floor footprint. Consoles, also called a hall or sofa tables, are long and narrow— perfect along the entryway or hallway wall. In the foyer, decorate one with a catchall for keys and mail, a table lamp, and a decorative vase. In the living room, use as a space-saving media console. Employ extra shelf space to display photo frames and small potted plants.