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Awesome Tables

picNYC Table

picNYC Table
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Architect Haiko Cornelissen’s whimsical aluminum outdoor table combines modern urban sensibilities with a bit of nature, adding a live grass table surface beneath your plates. Ants not included.

Up, Up, Up Picnic Set

Up, Up, Up Picnic Set
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Designed by Hélène Van Marcke, the Up, Up, Up is a portable picnic set. It includes a table and two benches that fold as one unit. Unfortunately it seems to be available only in Europe.

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3Style Table

3Style Table

Designed by David Koch, the parts of the 3Style table can be easily recombined to transform it into either a four-seater dining table, a coffee table or a desk without using any tools.

Earthquake-Proof Table

Earthquake-Proof Table

A concept by industrial design students Arthur Brutter and Ido Bruno, this table is light enough for two children to lift and move yet can withstand the impact from a one-ton object falling onto it.

Dual Cut Furniture

Dual Cut Furniture

A simple but versatile two-piece unit that can be used as a one seater with a side table, a chaise lounge or a corner table. The L-shaped cuts on the bigger piece make for comfortable seat backs.

Rising Table

Rising Table

What seems to be a flat piece of wood unfolds into a table. Made by architectural designer Robert van Embricqs, the Rising Table is representative of his fluid and organic design philosophy.

The Zen Table

The Zen Table

Household Zen Gardens might seem like a trendy relic of the 1990s, but Simon Hallam’s Zen Table is a 21st century revamp using robotics to carve images into the sand from below. Amazing stuff.

Swing Table

Swing Table
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Who says dining rooms need to look like grandma’s house? Duffy London’s table puts the fun back into your meals, hanging each of eight diners from a swing, and building a lamp into the canopy.

Manoteca Indoor Table

Manoteca Indoor Table

Manoteca makes clever use of a used wooden door, converting it into a multipurpose table by retaining its original form. The recycled rawhide pockets and wooden drawer add to its versatility.

Cylinder Radial Engine Table

Cylinder Radial Engine Table
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You don’t have to be an airplane geek to appreciate the raw beauty of this table. Made using a Lycoming R680 9 Cylinder Radial Engine from a US Army Boeing-Stearman PT-13.

GeekDesk

GeekDesk

An electronically height-adjustable desk. GeekDesk 2 goes from 21″ to 48″ high with a lifting capacity of 275lbs, while GeekDesk Max goes from 23″ to 49″ and lifts up to 335lbs. Demo videos here.

Legion Pallet Table

Legion Pallet Table
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Made from used shipping pallets, making each table unique. Sandblasted and then waxed to a golden brown color. Has four wheels, two of which have brakes. Fully assembled when delivered.

California Series Desks and Tables

California Series Desks and Tables
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The Golden State – you can live in it, skate it, and now you can eat and work on it. These beautiful wooden desks are made by J. Rusten Furniture Studio. Made of salvaged Claro walnut and steel.

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Custom Stacked Book Side Table

Custom Stacked Book Side Table
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Send Etsy seller Jane Dandy your books and she’ll make you a one of a kind side table. It has grooves that will only accommodate your tomes – and only if they’re in the right order.

Street Soccer Foosball Table

Street Soccer Foosball Table

Created by I Have Pop for Nike’s Air Max 90 campaign, the Panna is a street soccer-themed foosball table with an emphasis on flair – the first one to play a ball between an opponent’s legs wins.

Day Bed One

Day Bed One
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Another Country’s Day Bed One is a multipurpose piece of furniture. Use it as a lounge chair, a single bed or a coffee table. Made in England using European oak and 100% organic mattress.

Custom Beer Pong Table

Custom Beer Pong Table
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Look how far this silly drinking game has come. It’s got a soberly written Wikipedia entry, and now this – a table specially made for Beer Pong, made of poplar wood and with LED lights for the cup racks.

Stealth Arcade Table

Stealth Arcade Table
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We’ve featured both traditional and modern takes on the arcade table, but if you’re looking for something edgier, check out the Stealth Arcade Table. Comes preloaded with 60 classic games.

Ripple Tea Table

Ripple Tea Table

While Lee Rowland’s metal ripple tables looked amazing, Studio Hanna & Seo’s version uses actual water, producing beautiful geographic patterns whenever a tea cup is placed in the saucers.

Koraltürk Billiard/Dining Tables

Koraltürk Billiard/Dining Tables

Turkish furniture maker Koraltürk makes elegant billiard tables that transform into dining tables simply by closing the hinged doors on the side. You’ll still have to clean the chalk dust though.

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The Walking Table

The Walking Table

We want Wouter Scheublin’s Walking Table concept so bad. Not only does it take the hassle out of rearranging furniture – a gentle push or pull and it springs to life – it also looks really awesome.

Levitating Float Table

Levitating Float Table

The Float Table from RockPaperRobot has a matrix of steel cables that hold its 64 cube structure in place. Made of PVC, magnets and secrets, it’s fully customizable in size and shape. (Thanks Larry!)

IKEA Vika Veine Table

IKEA Vika Veine Table
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Paired with the Vika table legs, the Vika Veine is a versatile piece of furniture. It has cable outlets in the back, pockets, paper holders, and its felt insides can be used as a notice board.

Papervore Shredder Coffee Table

Papervore Shredder Coffee Table
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Assuming you’ve got lots of junk mail to recycle, Voos Furniture’s Papervore table is a stylish and eco-friendly way to dispose of your excess paper, without taking up extra space in your living room.

Audi Foosball Table

Audi Foosball Table

Audi’s design team first hinted at putting their own unique spin on the foosball table back in 2008, and they’re finally making good on their promise. Only 20 of the $15,900 tables will be made. Game on!

Lifesize Thumb Knife Rest

Lifesize Thumb Knife Rest
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Encourage your friends to avoid eating with their fingers at your next get-together by using this rather demented lifesize thumb knife holder, made of tin, from our French friends over at Atypyk.

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