Mid-Century Modern Tables


Jared Rusten Waxes Poetic About Wood

San Francisco woodworker Jared Rusten is best known for his epic California series, large slabs of beautifully finished walnut, cut into the shape of his home state — a shape that happens to work quite well for a coffee table, and especially a desk.

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Writing Desk by Saporiti Italia

At Lobel Modern, a writing desk by Saporiti Italia in exotic wood on brushed steel base with side pencil drawer.

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School Desk by Jean Prouvé

I’d go back to gradeschool for this. ... Photographed by Kris Cvetković at the MoMA .

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Grandaddy of Expanding Slat Tables

From Simplymod , a Brown Saltman table so solid “you can seat your entire family on this baby or put your giant plasma TV on it and have no fear”. Expands from 55½ to 97 inches.

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Walnut Magazine Table

From eBay seller simplymod : Outstanding vintage modern magazine table, c. 1950s or 60s. ... The wood is pretty solid walnut with smooth soft rounded edges that are very inviting to the touch.

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Maru Coffee Tables by Greentea Design

Their Maru Coffee Tables constructed from original slabs of century-old Korean flooring are steeped in history, the antithesis of particle board Ikeaware that can add warmth and character to any mid-century modern home. I’m also a fan of their Revolving Drawers Coffee Table with unique corner hinges for simple, unobtrusive storage.

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Rotating Coffee Table by Risom

Just about to close on eBay is an auction for a beautiful walnut coffee table by Jens Risom . It rotates!

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Eames LCW and LTR

“ LCW ”, recently submitted to our photo group by quangdiggity . Also pictured: the LTR (Low Table Rod).

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Cross Credenza and Table by Matthew Hilton for DWR

While I appreciate its unconventional, mid-century inspired base, and its drawers of different sizes, $3600 seems a tad steep for “oak veneer top and fronts over particleboard ”. ... The beautiful Cross Extension Table is available in solid oak or wenge for $2,750 and extends to a grand 116", room enough for 10.

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"Circa 60 Collection" Table from Heritage Henredon

According to the listing, it comes from the “Circa 60 Collection” released in 1956. This is one of those modern designs with an organic form that can serve as a nice cross-over piece in a rustic or VIctorian home.

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Reversible Game/Dining Table by Hovmand Olsen

Another blast from my past, Modernicus is selling this Danish table with reversible top for $595. It’s a brilliant, versatile thing. One side is leather, one is teak. I remember...

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Magazine End Table by Bent Silberg

Teak table with canvas sling for magazines. This brings back memories as we had a few of these tables in the house of my youth. Thanks to this eBay auction,...

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