It's essential, it's practical and it's likely going to take up a huge portion of the room. Then why on earth would you ever resign yourself to a boring table? While most of us have to make do with fancy tablecloths or the occasional Modge-podge, these designers really let their imaginations run wild with these tables. Here are some of the most wonderful table designs we've ever seen.
Going back to the basic split wooden log was the inspiration for this table.
This one grabbed some color and design from the landscape, creating a river out of a glass insert.
This glass table shows a gorgeous amethyst inside.
As do these citrine tables.
This sparkling table creates a party whenever the sun shines.
The hard edges of these end tables contrast with the soft, flowing branches inside.
This table gives you the feeling of looking out at a cavernous abyss.
This one uses a recycled jet engine as its base.
This playful dining set takes a hint from the playground swing set.
This bubbling table keeps the mood light.
This table brings the great outdoors indoors.
Wood and aluminum make a perfect palate for these simple tables.
Petrified wood gives these accent tables their psychedelic charm.
The leaf table gets a literal makeover.
Dripping chocolate inspired these fun, whimsical end tables.
The moon table is serene and simple, yet a powerful piece.
The ghost table is light, airy and barely there at all.
This table brings the rugged edges and serene colors of a lakeside retreat into your living room.
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