The classic German biergarten table is more versatile than you think: it functions as a desk, a craft table, and as a dining table for narrow apartment spaces. Here are five smart ways to use an outdoor table indoors (plus sourcing ideas).
Where can you buy a biergarten table? Oktobefest Haus offers an authentic Biergarten Folding Wood Table and Bench Set for $549. Sausalito, CA-based Roost offers a Biergarten Table with Benches for $662.50 via Aldea Home.
Above: An antique biergarten table in the Brooklyn apartment of director/photography Poppy de Villeneuve. Photograph by Sam Horine for Refinery29.
Above: A German beer table is used in an indoor/outdoor living space from Shareen Joel Design.
Above: London shop owner Amanda Cox uses a painted beer garden table as a desk; see more at Secrets of an Urban Sleuth, London Edition.
Above: Justine Glanfield, a designer at Cotton and Milk, uses a traditional beer table in her son's arts and crafts area; photograph via Milk Magazine.