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September 8, 2015

A side table is an essential addition to a living room or den, as it provides a necessary surface for a guest’s drink, a collection of favorite books, or picture frames and decor pieces. This collection of side tables includes multi-functional pieces, statement makers, and simple, streamlined options. This varied offering of side tables has something for every design seeker’s interior spaces.

Adjustable height side table with walnut screw top

Coleman End Table is an innovative table that blends a sleek black powder coated frame with a sophisticated solid black walnut tabletop. The top is supported by three geometric base supports that give the table a sculptural look and feel. The tabletop adjusts from 22 to 28 inches in height, making it a multifunctional option for a variety of interior spaces.

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Bold multifunction side table with handle

Designer Thomas Bentzen designed the DLM Table for Danish design studio HAY to blend the necessity of a side table with the portable functionality of a tray. The DLM acronym means “Don’t Leave Me,” which is a clever call to the table’s function. The round side table features an easy-to-grab handle that comes out of the center of the table, making it easy to carry the DLM with you around the house. 

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Mixed material side table with marble top and brass-plated base

The Algedi Marble Side Table from Iacoli & McAllister is a versatile furnishing that carefully balances materials to create a striking accent. Comprised of a Carrara Marble tabletop that is fixed atop a powder-coated or plated steel base, the Algedi can be used in a variety of interior spaces, from living rooms and offices to bedrooms and guest rooms. 

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Black side table with bowl-shaped top

Created by Seattle-based husband and wife design team Chelsea and James Minola of Grain, the Dish Side Table takes its inspiration from hand-carved African stools. This sculptural side table features a scooped-out tabletop that can double as a stool. It is made in the United States from solid American ash wood. 

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Distinctive and sculptural table inspired by gemstones

The Gem Glass Top Side Table is inspired by the reflections of light and transparencies found in gemstones. Depending on how the table is viewed, the color can change, just like the gemstones from which the table is iimagined. Each tabletop has a modular geometry that lends a sculptural quality to the table, while the bronze or zinc bases give a lofted, airy sensibility.

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Powder-coated steel tabletop on oak legs with brass ring

The TRI-Pod Table from Castor represents an expert combination of materials. Featuring a circular, powder-coated top that rests on three oak legs that are held together by a hand-hammered brass ring, the table is both functional and artful. This occasional table can be used in a variety of interior spaces, from formal living rooms to home offices and casual dens. 

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Sculptural side table with removable tray top

Playing off of Felicia Ferrone’s well-known Revolution Collection of glassware, the Jae Side Table is defined by its hourglass shape, visible skeleton, and versatile composition. The table can be overturned, adding a subtle change to a living room landscape. The top of the side table is designed to fit the detachable serving tray, giving the Jae Side Table an added function from traditional tables. 

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Adjustable height side table with walnut screw top

Coleman End Table is an innovative table that blends a sleek black powder coated frame with a sophisticated solid black walnut tabletop. The top is supported by three geometric base supports that give the table a sculptural look and feel. The tabletop adjusts from 22 to 28 inches in height, making it a multifunctional option for a variety of interior spaces.

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