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Mcm Coffee And End Table Sets

1970s MCM Cog Wheel Spinning Gear Sprocket Table and Lamp Set
Located in Madison, WI
pieces. Exquisite and rare set of two gear tables-- we have the very rare lamp end table and the coffee

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables



Driftwood Coffee Table Set
Located in Brooklyn, NY
(3) painted driftwood and glass tables. Featuring (2) end tables and (1) two tier center table. An

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables



  • Driftwood Coffee Table Set
  • Driftwood Coffee Table Set
  • Driftwood Coffee Table Set
  • Driftwood Coffee Table Set
H 24 in W 44 in D 31 in
MCM Pair of Pearsall Style Sculptural Base Side and Coffee Tables with Planters
By Adrian Pearsall
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
A mid century modern pair of Pearsall style sculptural base side and coffee tables with planters

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Side Tables



MCM Scandinavian Teak Side End Table Lovely Tile Insert by Gangso Mobler
By Gangsø Møbler
Located in Topeka, KS
Fabulous Mid-Century Modern Scandinavian teak side table or end table with unique tile insert by

Late 20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Side Tables


Ceramic, Teak

MCM Homecrest Outdoor Coral Adjustable Dining or Low Table & 4 Springer Chairs
By Homecrest
Located in Topeka, KS
Wonderful vintage Homecrest outdoor coral painted height adjustable dining, coffee, or end table

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Patio and Garden Furniture



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Midcentury Lane Amoeba Biomorphic Kidney Rosewood Coffee & End Tables
By Adrian Pearsall
Located in Las Vegas, NV
This rosewood Biomorphic / Kidney shaped coffee table & pair of round matching side tables set is

Vintage 1960s North American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables


Glass, Rosewood

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A Close Look at mid-century-modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.






The mid-century modern era saw leagues of postwar American architects and designers animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist International-style architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the 1930s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair, respectively. 

Architect, writer and designer George Nelson created with his team shades for the Bubble lamp using a new translucent polymer skin and, as design director at Herman Miller, recruited the Eameses, Alexander Girard and others for projects at the legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer

Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were repurposed too: The Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs using surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests. The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by legendary manufacturer Knoll, a chief influencer in the rise of modern design in the United States, thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field. The seating that Knoll created for office spaces — as well as pieces designed by Florence initially for commercial clients — soon became desirable for the home.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century furniture designers caught the spirit.

Classically oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb, who designed holistic groups of sleek, blond wood furniture, and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in minimalist teak dining tables and lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and elsewhere on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

Finding the Right tables for You

The right vintage, new or antique tables can help make any space in your home stand out.

Over the years, the variety of tables available to us, as well as our specific needs for said tables, has broadened. Today, with all manner of these must-have furnishings differing in shape, material and style, any dining room table can shine just as brightly as the guests who gather around it.

Remember, when shopping for a dining table, it must fit your dining area, and you need to account for space around the table too — think outside the box, as an oval dining table may work for tighter spaces. Alternatively, if you’ve got the room, a Regency-style dining table can elevate any formal occasion at mealtime.

Innovative furniture makers and designers have also redefined what a table can be. Whether it’s an unconventional Ping-Pong table, a brass side table to display your treasured collectibles or a Louis Vuitton steamer trunk to add an air of nostalgia to your loft, your table can say a lot about you. The visionary work of French designer Xavier Lavergne, for example, includes tables that draw on the forms of celestial bodies as often as they do aquatic creatures or fossils. Elsewhere, Italian architect Gae Aulenti, who looked to Roman architecture in crafting her stately Jumbo coffee table, created clever glass-topped mobile coffee tables that move on bicycle tires or sculpted wood wheels for Fontana Arte

Coffee and cocktail tables can serve as a room’s centerpiece with attention-grabbing details and colors. Glass varieties will keep your hardwood flooring and dazzling area rugs on display, while a marble or stone coffee table in a modern interior can showcase your prized art books and decorative objects. A unique vintage desk or writing table can bring sophistication and even a bit of spice to your work life. 

No matter your desired form or function, a quality table for your living space is a sound investment. On 1stDibs, browse a collection of vintage, new and antique bedside tables, mid-century end tables and more today.