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Dining Tables

Oak and Glass Trestle Table

Part of the new ‘Well Considered’ Collection from The Conran Shop, this table combines elegance and simplicity with a friendly price tag. (More items from the range will be posted within the next few weeks, but not so much that you’ll get sick of them.)

Terence Conran designed this simple, pared down trestle which is made in solid oak and combined with a clear glass top – ideal for sophisticated dining or as a chic desk at an excellent price.

W71 x D31.5 x H29.5 in
Materials: Solid Oak and Glass

Purchase Information:

Price: $595.00
Availability: Buy Oak and Glass Trestle Table here

Engineer Dining Table

Whaa? $399, for real? That price more than qualifies this indoor/outdoor sawhorse table as an exceptionally affordable option for your dining needs.

Industrial takes a stand under sleek glass to dine six, indoors and out. Sawhorse supports rivet a third leg each, with almost humorous small feet in stride. Mild steel is hot-dip galvanized to a raw crystalline gunmetal grey that’s rustproof and scratch-resistant. Each piece is unique and will take on a darker look over time. Protective floor pads included.

80″Wx36″Dx29.5″H

$399.00, from CB2.

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Co-op Dining Table

Made from sustainable, plantation grown solid shesham wood, this steel legged table looks like it has the size and price to fit the bill of many a dining room. The wood top adds warmth while the steel legs add a modern-rustic vibe.

Sustainable solid shesham wood top
Steel trestle base with black powdercoat finish
Handcrafted
83″Wx34″Dx30″H

(reg. $799.00) $699.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $799.00
Availability: Buy Co-op Dining Table here

M’ovo Folding Table by Lapalma

While this does have a certain ironing-board feel to it, the promise of being able to easily shift from table to table-being-vertically-stored has a certain allure. For the price, I’d expect it to move from one position to the other extremely smoothly.

m’ovo table can be transformed by an easy movement: a second leg unfolds while the top is lowered to horizontal position. the solid oval base has concealed wheels so that the table can be shifted easily before use. when the flip-top is down, the wheels are lifted up and the base is stopped.

designed by andreas störiko

m’ovo 175: 69″w x 29″;h x 41.02″d, $3,160.00
m’ovo 160: rectangular: 62.5″ x 29″h x 31.02″d, $3,085.00
m’ovo 160: 52.5″w x 29″h x 41.5″d1 x 27.5″d2, $3,273.00

Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $3,160.00
Availability: Buy M’ovo Folding Table by Lapalma here

Isometric Table and Chairs

Austere lines and precise craftsmanship make this dining set a serious consideration if you’re in the market for updating your dining area. Take special note of the Isometric Chair; it’s incredibly lovely.

Designed to accompany the Isometric Chair, the Isometric Table is a study in reduction and opposition. The design explores the intersection of two-dimensional planes flowing together to create a three-dimensional form.

materials: Solid bamboo, non-toxic water-based polyurethane glue, non-toxic wood oil

Small Table: 65″ wide x 33.5″ deep x 30″ tall (Seats 4-6), $1,600.00,
Buy it here.
Medium Table: 86.5″ wide x 35.5″ deep x 30″ tall (Seats 6-8), $1,900.00, Buy it here.
Large Table: 94.5″ wide x 39.3″ deep x 30″ tall (Seats 8-10), $2,200.00, Buy it here.
Isometric Chair: 17.25″ wide x 20.625″ deep x 33″ tall, $380.00, Buy it here.

Parquet Dining Table

This is one snazzy table. I love the angular legs and parquet detailing, and, to sweeten the deal, there’s a removable leaf for versatility.

Our Parquet Dining Table is a solid, classic design that demonstrates our commitment to craft. Crisp, angular legs and an impeccably crafted oak tabletop are delightful for entertaining. The center leaf is surprisingly easy to remove for an intimate gathering.

quarter-sawn oak, includes a removable 22″ leaf
94″ long x 36″ wide at center x 30″ high (72″ long without leaf)

$3,800.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $3,800.00
Availability: Buy Parquet Dining Table here

Web dining table

Check out this crazy steel web base on this dining table. Too bad it’s expensive (I guess because of the teak top?).

Steel, teak.
66.9″W x 33.5″D x 29.5″H.

$1750.00, at 2b mod.

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No longer available.

Gus Modern Corner Block Dining Table

I have absolutely no idea why this particular retailer has a price of $870.00 on this table when other places have it at $1,495.00. Is it a mistake? Am I missing something like a defect listed or a floor model sale?

Featuring distinctive L-shaped legs and a warm European oak grain, the Corner Block Dining Table defines sleek design and solid construction. With its generous size and clean lines, it looks great in any contemporary dining space.

30″ H x 75″ W x 37″ D

$870.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $870.00
Availability: Buy Gus Modern Corner Block Dining Table here

Giulie Collection

So, apparently harvesting Sugi trees in Japan is good for the environment (because they are becoming too plentiful) but not many designers will work with the wood because it’s overly soft and gnarly. So, Mr. Enzo Mari stepped up to the plate and designed the very nice (and expensive) Giulie collection to help with the problem. To read more, here’s an article from MetropolisMag.com entitled ‘No Love For Sugi’.

Hida Sangyo was founded in 1920 and is one of the leading wooden furniture makers of Japan, based in the Takayama region. This part of Japan is known for its excellent wood craftsmanship, originating back to the 7th Century Nara period. This collection is made predominately of the beautiful Japanese sugi wood, realized with state-of-the-art industrial technology of wood compression.

Designed by Enzo Mari.

Giulie Dining Table, Rectangular, 28″H with 91″L x 28.5″W glass top: $4,050.00, Buy it here.
Giulie Table, Round, 28.3″H with 43″D glass top: $3,150.00,
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Giulie Coffee Table, 16″H with 53″L x 24″W glass top: $3,900.00,
Buy it here.

Also in the same wood by Enzo Mari is the Vertana Mirror, which was posted back in May of ’08.

Purchase Information:

Price: $2,950.00
Availability: Buy Giulie Collection here

Bigwire & Wire Table Collection

Check out this incredibly cool table collection by Arik Levy. It reminds me of Knoll’s PaperClip table, except I think I like these more for their punch-me-in-the-face colors.

Bigwire Dining Tables: $3,054.00 and up, Buy it here.

big wire is made of a steel structure painted in the colors black, graphite, red or white. 8-mm-thick tempered plate glass top, painted brown or red or extra-clear plate glass top painted white to match the structures of the same color. big wire is offered in a choice of two shapes, round and oval.
Dining table dimensions: round: 51.2″dia., round: 57.1″dia., oval: 49.2″ x 68.9″

Wire Tables: $958.00-$1298.00, Buy it here.

wire tables are a series of side and coffee tables. the structure is made of steel and painted black, red, orange or white. comes with 8-mm-thick tempered plate glass top, painted black, red or orange or extra-clear plate glass top painted white to match the structure’s color.
smallwire dimensions: 19.7″h x 21.7″dia.
wire dimensions: 15.7″h x 27.6″dia.

[posted by katie]

Purchase Information:

Price: $958.00-$3,054.00
Availability: Buy Bigwire & Wire Table Collection here

Sinus trestle

So if you live inside the EU, these trestles are pretty reasonably priced (not to mention very cool)…but don’t get your heart set on them if you’re in the US, because then shipping makes it twice as expensive.

“The trestle Sinus consists of not more than one piece of steel tube.
Sinus is thereby stackable and with its merely three legs sees to a lot of legroom under the table.”

Sinus is available in the colours: Black, White, Blood Orange and Chrome.
H 72 cm x W 74 cm x D 36 cm
185 € per pair VAT included.
(shipping inside the EU is 29,50€, inside Germany is 9,90€)

More information:

View Sinus trestle here

Urban Hardwoods

Urban Hardwoods has such a wide variety of beautiful pieces, all handmade from salvaged wood in Seattle. I found them while drooling over a coffee table (lower right), and I’d recommend taking a look through their collection if you’re fond of modern wood pieces.
And, for you lucky San Francisco residents, they’re opening up a new showroom in March.

“Our goal is fairly straightforward — to be the most progressive, responsible and sustainable wood furniture manufacturer/retailer in America…With every piece we craft, we respect the natural character and imperfections of the tree we use. We let the natural shapes, holes, curves and “live edges” of the tree remain. Our craftsmen work to preserve the tree that once was — and the work-of-art that will be.” -Urban Hardwoods

Headboards range from $650.00-$3500.00
Black Walnut Dining Table, shown bottom left: $8650.00
Seattle Bench, top right: $1200.00
butternut console table, middle left: $3300.00
cedar occasional table, middle right: $650.00
pacific madrone coffee table: $950.00
maple valley coffee table, lower right: $2100.00

Buy it here.

More information:

View Urban Hardwoods here

Genova Table

Rugged wood and smooth marble make for an interesting mix on this round 40″ table.

Juxtaposition at its loveliest: a trio of rugged reclaimed wood legs hoists a disc of raw white marble, forming a rough-yet-refined table.

Reclaimed wood, marble
30″H, 40″ diameter

$998.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $998.00
Availability: Buy Genova Table here

Plank Dining Table & Bench

Gus* Modern has added a new dining collection to its repertoire. Looks good and the price seems competitive to other (quality) dining tables.

Perfect for a modern or traditional space, the Plank Dining Table from Gus Modern is made of solid wood and will last the test of time. Use the beautiful Plank Dining Bench by Gus Modern, the Gus Modern Thompson Chairs or a combination of both to meet your dining needs.

Plank Dining Table, 18″ H x 59″ W x 14″ D, $1,450.00
Plank Bench, $575.00

Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $575.00-$1,450.00
Availability: Buy Plank Dining Table & Bench here

Case Dining and Coffee Table (foldable)

Check it out- these tables fold themselves into a case, making transport super easy. If you’re short on space, something like this might make sense when you have extra guests over as well.

Facts: table folds itself into a case when not in use, easy open/close,
birch wood with spring loaded locking hinges, can take loads of up to 100 lbs.,
handmade in california, (2) year warranty, delivery via ground service only

case coffee table, $179.00, Buy it here.

size: folded: 18″w x 14″h x 4.75″d
open: 28″w x 18″d x 18.5″h

case dining table, $259.00, Buy it here.

size: folded: 30″w x 15″h x 4.75″d
open: 30″w x 30″d x 29″h

[posted by katie]

Purchase Information:

Price: $259.00
Availability: Buy Case Dining and Coffee Table (foldable) here

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