This Table Isn't Complete Until You Decorate It With—Staples?

As the number of documents you actually need to print diminishes year by year, you're probably finding that you don't use office accessories as quickly. Like staples, which are all but useless without stacks of paper to bind. But designer Nilly Mozer has come up with another way to use them up: A lovely clear table… » 1/16/14 1:40pm 1/16/14 1:40pm

Transform This Coffee Table Into a Classy Place To Dine In Seconds

For better or for worse, most of us have phased out meals at the dinner table in favor of dining in front of the TV. But on those rare occasions when guests visit and you don't want them thinking you're a slob, this lovely wooden coffee table from Duffy London quickly transforms into a small table where four can dine… » 12/06/13 4:20pm 12/06/13 4:20pm

This Double Decker Glass Table Moves Desktop Clutter One Level Down

There are those of us who prefer working at a desk that's clean, free of clutter, and devoid of anything but the work we're focusing on. But that doesn't necessarily mean we're ready for a monastic lifestyle where we have to give up all of our wordly possessions. Instead, this double decker Pili Table designed by… » 11/14/13 5:00pm 11/14/13 5:00pm

A Sleek Ping Pong Table You Won't Want To Hide in the Basement

Billiard tables have become bonafide works of art that some people furnish entire rooms around—but ping pong tables are only just catching up. But the hideous green folding contraptions of yesteryear are quickly being replaced with sleek pieces like this gorgeous Bola Service Table designed by Barcelona-based studio… » 10/08/13 5:00pm 10/08/13 5:00pm

Brain Teaser Table Is More Complicated Than Ikea, But Also More Fun

Do you like a challenge when it comes to assembling flat-pack furniture? And we're not talking about deciphering the illustrations and hieroglyphs in an Ikea manual. We mean real Mensa-level stuff. If blank crossword puzzles and unsolved Sudoku grids get you really excited, you'll love the incredibly complicated… » 8/12/13 5:20pm 8/12/13 5:20pm

An Inflatable Table That Lets You Work on a Cushion of Air

Amsterdam-based Blofield is known for its collection of premium inflatable furniture that looks like it could actually pass for real couches and chairs. But the company has gone a different direction with its newest line, DoNuts. They look more like the inflatable inner tube you'd take to the beach, but are designed to … » 8/07/13 2:00pm 8/07/13 2:00pm

Tables of Power: Inside the Inner Sanctums of Fortune 500 Companies

Dutch photographer Jacqueline Hassink has been inside some of the most important and cloistered rooms in the world. But these aren't science labs or political offices—they're the opulent boardrooms of Europe's largest companies, which Hassink photographed as part of a project called The Table of Power. » 7/31/13 2:00pm 7/31/13 2:00pm

This Impossibly Thin Table Stores Wherever You've Got an Inch of Space

How often do you really use that dining table in your apartment? Most meals are probably consumed in front of the TV, or at a restaurant. And sure, it's handy for the occasional dinner party or tax audit, but the rest of the time it's just wasting space. So reclaim a good 40 square of your pad with this incredibly thin … » 7/11/13 1:29pm 7/11/13 1:29pm

An Over-the-Top Conference Table Is the Perfect Use For Obsolete 747s

Boeing's 787 Dreamliner and Airbus' A380 are both competing to replace an aging fleet of 747s that have served passengers for more than 40 years. But what's to be done with all those jumbo jets once they're been replaced? MotoArt has the answer—at least when it comes to the 747's gigantic engines: a stylish conference… » 7/09/13 12:20pm 7/09/13 12:20pm