It's a given: at some point you will need a low-profile side table in your life, something that doesn't take up too much room (or aesthetic psychic energy), where guests can rest their wine glasses.
Above: A set of two Reclaimed Oak Parquet Side Tables is $1,320 at Restoration Hardware.
Above: The Box Frame Nesting Tables from West Elm are made of steel with a solid mango wood top with a whitewashed finish; $249 for a set of two.
Above: The Natural Steel End Table from Room & Board is available in two sizes and in a choice of 22 tops; prices start at $529.
Above: The Rubik Side Table features a spare stainless steel base and either a wood or a marble tabletop; $430 at Design Within Reach.
Above: The Grind Sandstone Side Table from CB2 is made of graphite powder coated steel with a sandstone top; $199.
Above: Strut Side Table by Blu Dot; $299 at Lumens.
Above: Slim End Table; $189 at Room & Board.
Above: Minimalista Side Table by Blu Dot; $329 at Lumens.
Above: A set of two Watts Reclaimed Russian Oak Side Tables is $1,424 at Restoration Hardware.
Above: When space is tight: the Slim Side Table is $119 from Room & Board.
Above: Small Metal Accent Table; $295 at Canvas in New York.