The Edit: Side Tables

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    When it comes to statement side tables, global designers have been experimenting with a combination of materials and shapes. We curate a cross-section of our current favourites.

    The petite side table is a versatile piece to complete any space, be it in the living room, bedroom or bathroom. Accompanying a multitude of interior styles, the compact side table can offer the convenience of storage, sitting a drink or two, or displaying your most prized objects. We’re brought together nine of our favourite side tables by some of the world’s best-loved designers, each unique in form and materiality.

    This piece originally appeared in issue #33 of est magazine.

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    Slit Table

    Best described as a ‘paper origami translated into a metal universe’, the Slit Table by Danish stalwart HAY combines powder coated steel, mirror and brass. Available in three shapes – round, rectangular and hexagon – and a myriad of colours, the Slit Table can stand alone or be arranged in a colourful cluster.

    Stump Occasional Table

    Hiding behind the name ‘Stump’, this elegant and iconic form by Ligne Roset is a made from sleek marble, ready to crown any worthy space.

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    Bong Side Table

    While the Bong Side Table may appear deceivingly heavy, it’s light as a feather, made from fibreglass varnished in matt finish. The sculptural Bong comes in bright and bold colours or a marbled finish. 

    Laurel Side Table

    With its memorable amalgamation of colour, material and form, the Laurel Side Table often makes an appearance in the home’s featured on est – be it in Sarah Wolfendale’s bathroom or the Tribute House living room. The cone and cylinder forms intersect with an exact material ratio of 50/50, while providing two levels to rest objects upon. 

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    Travertine Side Table

    Characterised by one of our best-loved materials, the Travertine Side Table is a classic, understated piece, fitting to a pared-back space. The Travertine Side Table is available in brass or oil rubbed bronze.

    194 9 Table

    Piero Lissoni’s 194 9 Table series for Cassina are the perfect candidate for creating an arresting cluster of side tables, available in both high and low versions.

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    Stamp Side Table

    The Stamp Side Table by Grazia&Co can be easily customised to complement existing features in a space. Fusing a playful exploration of shape and materials, the Stamp Side Table takes a cylinder-like shape with a brass or stainless steel rod detail and natural stone or leather top.

    LC14 Tabourets

    Leaning on the more practical side, the LC14 Tabourets Stool by Le Corbusier for Cassina is a solid chestnut stool in natural wood colour, functioning as a side table to freely move around with handles on each side.

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    Tray Table

    The classic jet-black Tray Table by HAY STUDIOS is made for the minimalist’s home, with a powder-coated steel frame and removable tray top, available in various dimensions.

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