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August 19, 2012

A good host isn't defined by apartment size or an over-the-top chocolate fountain. Rather, party chops are awarded for flexibility. Incorporate these double-duty pieces for a pad that's hopping in no time flat.

Transformer Dining Table closed

Transformer Table

Dual purpose dining & console table.

modern, swedish-designed coatrack

Tati Coatrack

Tati epitomizes how Swedes design best: Form meets function with the help of quality materials—in this case, metal frame, stone base, and brass details.

colorful, lightweight stackable stools

Spin Stackable Stools

These lightweight stools stack up in a rainbow spiral for easy storage. Two newer iterations—an upholstered version and a barstool—were introduced at this year’s Stockholm Furniture Fair.

Log Bench by Six Point Un

Log Bench

This bench-turned-table is the ultimate in Québécois design: made of unstained maple and initially built to store firewood. It can store magazines, towels, or shoes and sports a removable tray top to boot.

cherry red layered side table, ideal for display

Layered Side Table

This multilevel piece is a chip-‘n’-dip writ large: ideal for displaying a variety of party snacks. Bonus points for its cherry-red, powder-coated finish.

modernized multi-functional wooden barstool

Barstool 02

Chabera disassembles and reconstructs the wood barstool archetype, inserting a diag-
onal stick through the seat and legs that functions as structural reinforcement, backrest, and coat hook.

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