Tables

Branch Table

This is one lovely table so I suppose it should come as no surprise that it hits right over the 3 grand mark.

Designed by Maurizio Marconato and Terry Zappa, the Branch Table (2007) has a hand-cut, hand-joined solid wood base that was inspired by Charles Paul Landon’s 1799 painting “Daedalus and Icarus.” In the painting, the shape of the mythological characters’ wings is both graceful and bold, which the designers captured in the shape of each end of their table. The glass top sits on the tips of these “wings” and the result is a sculpture of shapes, formed by positive and negative spaces. These angles, while at first glance decorative, also serve a functional purpose by maximizing legroom for friends and family gathering around the table. Whether seen from the side or above, the Branch Table has an inherent lightness that challenges the assumption that a solid wood base has to be bulky and overscaled.

Solid ash with a walnut stain; tempered glass.
H 29″ W 80.75″ D 39.5″
$3,400.00,
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Price: $3,400.00
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Sawhorse Worktable

Compared to the Mason Glass Top Desk priced at $1,150.00 with similar trestle table legs, this worktable is quite a steal. (The $1,150.00 table has much chunkier legs, but if you’re on a budget, skinnier legs do the job just fine.)

“Modern industry. An expansive glass tabletop rests upon two sleek steel-plated legs with a black nickel finish. Simple assembly.”

60″w x 28″d x 29.75″h.

$449.00, available at West Elm.

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Price: $449.00
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Harvest Table

The room settings above perfectly illustrate how combining two distinct styles can add interest and character to a home…I love the Shaker style table paired with the more industrial Navy Side Chair or the mid century Saarinen Tulip™ Stools.

This table has a sturdy and symmetrical form that’s defined by its functionality. Simple and austere, two drop leaves increase or decrease the footprint depending on immediate needs. Wooden pegs fold out to support the leaves when they’re raised and act as stoppers when the leaves are folded down. The modern maxim that form follows function was phrased by the Shakers as, “beauty rests on utility,” which is an expression found in Shaker literature. This reference to beauty does not imply ornament or decoration, both of which the Shakers avoided for fear of encouraging the sin of pride. Rather, this beauty is inherent to a useful object, and “that which has in itself the highest use possesses the greatest beauty.”

Solid walnut with clear lacquer finish
Closed: H 29″ W 72″ D 22″
Open: H 29″ W 72″ D 38″
$3,200.00,
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Price: $3,200.00
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Convertible Compact Desk

This is a perfect solution for anyone short on space- you simply slide the top panel out when you need more work surface.

What looks like a 30″ cabinet converts to a 55″ full-size desk, making it a clever solution for studio apartments and multipurpose rooms. A quick slide of its top panel reveals hard-working amenities. When open, the top of the cabinet reveals generous storage space for a laptop, plus cubbies with removable dividers to stow paper clips, rubber bands and other smalls. Cord cutouts in back let you charge iPods, laptop and cell phones. Below are a storage drawer and one letter- and legal-size file.

30″Wx21.75″Dx30″H closed (55.25″ open)

$499.00, Buy it here.

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Blockade Series by Harry Allen

This new series by Harry Allen certainly is intriguing.

blockade by harry allen is a multi-functional line of furniture that includes a table and wall-hung shelves made of laminated wooden blocks arranged within a grid-like structure. hand glued from 1.5″ cubes, the table and shelves form a dense pattern, reminiscent of urban landscape like mr. allen’s residence in New York City.

blockade table: 45″ x 15″ x 32″, $1,500.00
blockade shelf: 36″ x 7″ x 6″, $200.00
blockade shelf: 54″ x 7″ x 11″, $400.00

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Price: $400.00-$1,500.00
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Phillipe Dining Table

The emphasized spool legs of this dining table could read more modern than traditional depending on the chairs placed with it. Also, sometimes mixing styles can make your space look a lot more interesting, so keep your mind open to items outside your normal comfort zone.

distressed birch with black lacquer finish
76″W x 44″D x 31″H
$2,195.00, Buy it here.

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Price: $2,195.00
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Ergo Drink Table (Lobster)

If you’re needing a small side table for cheap, here’s your solution.

A moment of inspired homage to Florence Knoll, doyenne of modern design. Small neo-classic table perches a drink chairside, alarm clock bedside. Brite lobster red wood composite top with matching powdercoated metal base. Four star feet pose in fun scale. And this price is not a misprint. Also in white.

17.75″dia.x20″H

reg. $59.95 $49.95,
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Price: $59.95
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Lok Coffee Table

This looks like an interesting puzzle-like coffee table.

49″ x 49″ x 12″

$495.00,
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Lumi Coffee Table

Similar to the Saarinen tables, this coffee table has a pedestal base that won’t catch your toes when the lights are off. (And currently on sale too!)

The sleek lines of mid-century modern are echoed in this stylish coffee table with its round top and streamlined pedestal base. Hardwood construction lends an organic appeal to its minimalist design. Handcrafted from Chilean Patagonian cherry, the table is finished by hand and sealed with protective clear lacquer.

36″ diam. x 17″H. Imported.

$795.00 Now $499.99,
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Price: $795.00
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Cruz Coffee Table

Remarkably similar to the Tatu Series by Stephen Burks, this coffee table has the same look without the $550 price tag.

“Handwoven iron wire cage in electric green powdercoat is part coffee table, part ethnic craft, key lime pie, wheel of (affordable) fortune.”

  • Handwoven iron base with green powdercoat finish
  • No assembly required

36″dia.x14″H
$249.00,
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(Note: The Tatu Coffee Table measures 19″h x 33″dia.)

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Price: $249.00
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Offi Window Desk (Sale)

If you’re needing a smaller scaled workspace for you or your back-to-schoolers, this one is worth looking into; it’s currently $100 off.

The Window Desk has been thoughtfully designed for use in modern homes where space and organization are premium. Constructed of oak wood and veneer in natural or a wenge stain, the desk’s materials speak directly to comfort and practicality. The compact scale fits neatly in kitchens or spare rooms. Two smooth-gliding drawers, available with red or white lacquered fronts, provide storage for bills, letters, stationery and other writing materials. A built-in grommet in the back of the desk provides convenient cord management.

Wenge with White Drawers
Wenge with Red Drawers
Natural Oak with White Drawers
Natural Oak with Red Drawers
50 W 35.5 H 28 D

Reg $700.00 Sale $599.00,
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[via remodelista]

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Price: $700.00
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Shift Media Console/Bookcase

This affordable console/bookcase can shift roles easily as your needs change.

Versatile storage design shifts positions, shifts functions, shifts perspective from upright bookcase to horizontal media console. It shifts from positive to negative space too, with a finished, closed back square and open rectangle on each of three fixed shelves (which also means it can be used as a room divider). Align vertical multiples dramatically down the wall, or you can even stack two or three on their sides. Engineered wood is finished in a new rich teak melamine. Also in black melamine.

27.25″Wx15″Dx73.75″H

$199.00,
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Price: $199.00
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Bird Table

This is a great little occasional table with a mighty high price tag.

“This coffee table’s clever design is both dynamic and functional. Plus, the crook in Bird’s leg also lets you get close, making it the perfect occasional table. Breakfast in bed, anybody?”

Materials: Lacquered MDF, powder-lacquered metal frame
Designer: Mats Broberg & Johan Ridderstråle

18.75″dia. x 19.75″H

$999.00,
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Price: $999.00
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Darjeeling Table

This is a great table- the inset legs are a design element that take the overall look up a…ahem, notch.

Rare saal wood is reclaimed from old Indian railroad cars, restored, and pieced in a natural plank mosaic dining surface of raw awe. Supported on industrial metal square tube legs, blackened with exposed welding marks. Legs are inset flush at the sides and notched in the top, becoming one with the patchwork. Wood is left unfinished in its natural state. Seats up to 8.

80″Wx36″Dx29.5″H

$899.00,
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ünal & böler studio

The ünal & böler studio have some remarkable pieces.

nar: w.115cm d.115cm h.37cm, €2500, Buy it here.

“nar” means “pomegranate” in turkish. Pomegranate is a fruit that holds hundreds of juicy seeds inside. It’s a fruit that symbolizes fertility. Nar coffetable carries books and books carry ideas. Ideas can be distructive as much as they can be constructive. Our aim was to emphasize the danger and the dilemma it holds with utter nakedness.

petek: w180cm d.60cm h.180cm, €5000, Buy it here.

“petek” means “honeycomb” in turkish. Honeycomb, known with it’s lightness and structural stability also gives it’s form to Petek. Stand-alone library based on the same principles with “Salkim” can hold many books. 6mm. Steel tubes bent into a geometric shape forms a strong constructions with it’s structural joints.

sema: dim. w.65cm h.50, €240, Buy it here.

“sema” is the name given to the dance of the whirling dervishes. It is a coffeetable with a turning top and rotating bars below it which can be utilized in storing books, magazines and newspapers. Top is in mdf and the leg in steel.

[posted by katie]