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Issue 26 · Block Party · July 2, 2014

10 Easy Pieces: Folding Dining Tables

Issue 26 · Block Party · July 2, 2014

Expecting more company than usual? We can relate. Every summer (and during the winter holidays, too), we find ourselves in need of folding tables. Here are the top 12 designs on our wish list. Keep a few of these on standby and let the impromptu celebrations begin.

Christina Kim and Lindon Schultz Custom Tables at Chay in Los Angeles | Remodelista

Above: Chay Wilke, owner of Chay in Los Angeles, collaborated with architect Lindon Schultz on a version of a folding table that was first designed for Dosa 818. The Live/Work Table is made from coffee- and tea-stained sugar pine and finished with a food-safe wax. It's available in two sizes—72 inches long and 92 inches long; for pricing, contact Chay directly.

Elefant Rectangular Beer Garden Table | Remodelista

Above: The Elefant Rectangular Beer Garden is made of galvanized steel and Robinia wood; €398 from Manufactum.

Ikea PS 2014 White Folding Table | Remodelista

Above: Made of powder-coated steel, birch plywood, and white laminate, Ikea's PS 2014 White Folding Table is designed for both indoor and outdoor use; $129.

Beer Garden Folding Table with Black Legs | Remodelista

Above: The long and narrow Biergarten Folding Wood Table has black metal legs and comes with benches; $429 at Beer Garden Furniture.

Scout Regalia Folding Tables | Remodelista

Above: Scout Regalia's SR Folding Table has removable folding legs and hangs on the wall (it can also function as a magnetic dry erase board). It's 36-inch-long table—consider grouping several together for a party—and is made of powder-coated steel. Available in Fern Green, Salmon Pink (shown here), as well as Mint Green, and Charcoal; $250. 

Kartell Spoon Folding Dining Table | Remodelista

Above: The Kartell Spoon Table by Antonio Citterio has a thin top made of honeycomb aluminum and thermoplastic legs. It's shown in orange and white, and also comes in all black and all white; $2,200 at Hive Modern.

Robinia Wood Table and Bench from Manufactum | Remodelista

Above: The sturdy Robinia Wood Beer Garden Table seats six and is held together by galvanized steel clasps that enable it to fold flat; €348 from Manufactum.

Eames Case Study Folding Table | Remodelista

Above: The Eames Rectangular Case Study Folding Table has chrome legs and a tabletop made of maple (shown), walnut, or laminate; $795 at Y Living.

Ikea Malaro White Folding Table | Remodelista

Above: Ikea's folding Mälarö Table is powder-coated steel with a white-painted acacia wood top. It's only 31 1/2 inches by 24 3/8 inches, but two or more can be used in tandem; $59.99.

Snow Peak Single Action Large Table | Remodelista

Above: From Snow Peak, the Single Action Large Table is made of aluminum and bamboo, and fits up to six people; $385.95.

Arc en Ciel Folding Outdoor Table | Remodelista

Above: Small but functional for two, the Arc en Ciel Folding Table is $195 at Design Within Reach.

Crate & Barrel Span White Gateleg Folding Table | Remodelista

Above: Crate & Barrel's Span White Gateleg Dining Table opens to 65 1/2 inches wide and folds down for storage to 9 1/2 inches; $299.

Chairs to pair with your table? See 10 Easy Pieces: Folding Dining Chairs and Gardenista's 10 Easy Pieces: Outdoor Folding Chairs. Then source your favorite Tablecloth from the selection in our Shop section.

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