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June 27, 2013
In this Conversation Piece series, we take a look at eight statement side tables. From bold colors to striking and innovative design, these side tables are sure to catch the eye and create a stir.
The Future Perfect Balloona Side Table by Natalie Kruch

BALLOONA SIDE TABLE

Originally designed for Umbra, Canadian designer Natalie Kruch's Balloona stool is a slap-happy choice for an affordable side table. For a 3D Jackson Pollock effect, 500 deflated balloons are stretched across the table's square frame.

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Faceted mirror table by west Elm

FACETED MIRROR TABLE

This edgy, angular Faceted Mirror Side Table’s antiqued mirror surface reflects and refracts light, creating demention and lightening up the look of any room.

Originally appeared in Furniture Design Series: The Side Table
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Illusion Table by John Brauer

ILLUSION TABLE

Designed in 2005 by Danish designer John Brauer, the Illusion table is made out of 3mm-thick acrylic. It gives the impression that there is a tablecloth over a desk.

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Designers Fernando and Humbert Campana conceived this prism-like table in 2004 for Alessi using a collection of welded stainless steel rods to create the base. The tiny table is but one piece in their Blow Up collection, which also includes accessories su

BLOW UP SMALL TABLE

Designers Fernando and Humbert Campana conceived this prism-like table in 2004 for Alessi using a collection of welded stainless steel rods to create the base. The tiny table is but one piece in their Blow Up collection, which also includes accessories such as clocks, centerpieces, and magazine racks.

Originally appeared in Table for Two
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Black ostrich table

OSTRICH TABLE

It's an ostrich table. 'Nuff said.

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Origami Table by Jaime Salm and Young Jin Chung

ORIGAMI TABLE

Designers Jaime Salm and Young Jin Chung translated the beauty of origami to this small side table. The two laser-cut steel sheets ship flat, then the simple folds will slot them together.

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Carousel table by Pauline Deltour for Kvadrat

CAROUSEL TABLE

Paris-based Pauline Deltour was a designer and project leader at Konstantin Grcic’s office in Munich for three years before branching out on her own in 2010. Current clients include Alessi, Tacchini, Muji, Bree, and the city of Munich. Deltour designed this low table with a revolving bookrack to display bound ephemera in polychromatic fabric compartments.

Originally appeared in The Future Perfect
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yellow Ply side table by Ronan Copia of Axthor

PLY SIDE TABLE

The angular two-legged Ply side table by Ronan Copia, founder of Valencia-based outdoor furniture company Axthor, is made of heavy-gauge powder-coated steel—a departure from the company's repertoire of welded aluminum, polyurethane fabric, and polyethylene-panel rectilinear furniture.

Originally appeared in Furniture Design Series: The Side Table
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The Future Perfect Balloona Side Table by Natalie Kruch

BALLOONA SIDE TABLE

Originally designed for Umbra, Canadian designer Natalie Kruch's Balloona stool is a slap-happy choice for an affordable side table. For a 3D Jackson Pollock effect, 500 deflated balloons are stretched across the table's square frame.

Take a look at more from this series —10 Statement Chairs and 7 Statement Sofas.

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