A Pair of Old G4 Towers Find a New Life as a Lovely Coffee Table

At one time in their lives these G4 towers were Apple's flagship workstations—possibly cutting hundreds of hours of footage, or editing thousands of photos. But today they're barely useful as paperweights, and probably best suited as a pair of stylish supports for this Crunching Numbers coffee table. » 8/21/12 4:20pm 8/21/12 4:20pm

REK: A Shape-Shifting Coffee Table That Expands When Friends Come Over

Tiny apartments are miserable for a lot of reasons, but the most frustrating is when you can't make the most of your space without a clutter of furniture everywhere. Consider my coffee table problem: It doesn't take up too much space, but if there's more than one person hanging out, it's too small. The REK coffee… » 2/03/12 5:00pm 2/03/12 5:00pm

Periodic Coffee Table With Embedded Element Samples

If there was a contest for the nerdiest piece of furniture ever made, my money would be on this Periodic coffee table. It has everything a science fanatic could ask for, including the actual elements (even the toxic ones) encased in a thick layer of resin to ensure safety. As a whole, the table is actually quite… » 7/23/08 2:40pm 7/23/08 2:40pm