Add an industrial note to your dining space with these 10 metal-based tables.
Above: The Plate Table 1130, designed by Jasper Morrison for Vitra sits on an aluminum and tubular steel frame with either a Carrara marble or wood top; prices start at $1,630 at Hive. Above: The Faye Toogood Tubby Tube Navy Ash and Aluminum Dining Table is designed with an 18mm thick navy-stained ash top on an anodized raw aluminum frame; $3,650 at March. Above: The Parsons Travertine Top with Dark Steel Base Dining Table ranges from $599 to $829 based on selections at Crate & Barrel. Above: From Leipzig based design and architecture firm Studio Oink, their Table TIB is set on a lacquered aluminum base (available in a range of colors) with a wooden or lacquered top. Contact Studio Oink for price and ordering information. (For more on the architects see our posts A Luminous, Euro-Style Row House in Washington, DC, Courtesy of Studio Oink and An Updated Neoclassical House for a Modern Minimalist Family.) Above: Designed by Jean Prouvé in 1950, the classic Prouvé Em Table is available in a range of colored bases in bent and tubular steel with solid wood or HPL tops; $3,820 at Hive. Above: The West Elm Frame Expandable Dining Table sits on an Antique Brass or Antique Bronze frame; currently on sale (as of post date June 21, 2021) for $799.99. Above: Designed by brothers Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec in 2015 for Vitra, the Belleville Table Rectangular comes in all sorts of configurations; starting at $2,080 from Vitra. Above: The Ohio Brooks Table is based on a classic parsons table design made with gun metal or a colored power-coated base; $829 to $1,839 at Ohio. Above: The Cappellini Fronzoni 64 Rectangle Collaborative Table is designed on a streamlined metal base painted in Matte Anthracite or Matte White; $2,820 at Modern Planet. Above: The Portica Dining Table is available in a host of customization options with prices starting at $1,489 from Room & Board.
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N.B.: This story was originally published on December 5, 2007. We have updated the original products with current pricing and specifications and have edited that original list to include new selections.