How to choose the right table for every style of furniture and for every environment.

Sitting at the table for a dinner with friends, sitting around a table to browse through the memory album or for an afternoon dedicated to board games, choosing the worktop suitable for your hobbies … There is no doubt that the modern designs tables play an important role in everyday life, and therefore in the furnishing of our homes. How to choose the right one, choosing between round and rectangular tables, fixed or extendable versions, contemporary or vintage design ones? Here are the variants to be taken into consideration with the advice by Bontempi Casa.

Round design tables for any environment

Barone round table
Barone fixed round table with central recessed revolving glass top and spessart oak veneered wood ring, lacquered steel structure. Nata chairs upholstered and covered with steel legs.

Contemporary furniture cannot do without design round tables, multitasking and space-saving accessories able to adapt perfectly to any area of the house. Without edges, they give greater lightness to the environment, and without the four legs on which rectangular or square tables generally rest, they eliminate any possible obstacle to seating. Modern tables with attractive design structures, often highlighted by the glass top or in precious materials such as SuperMarble, can become the protagonists of the living room or discreet allies in the dining room.

Modern design tables with crossed legs

Fixed Fusion table
Fixed Fusion table with structure and base in lacquered steel, top in matt anti-scratch glass. Kuga chairs with lacquered steel structure and padded shell covered in ecological leather.

Speaking of captivating structures for modern tables, a theme that catches the eye when browsing the Bontempi Casa catalog is that of the table with crossed legs, the result of a great design work and declined in different designs. The ring structure of the Fusion table can recall a jewel, or the orbits of two planets that cross; those of the Artistico and Barone tables, on the other hand, are made up of plates that cross in the center as in a dance; finally, a clearer geometry design was chosen for the structure of the Millennium table.

XL size modern design tables

Millennium XXL fixed table
Millennium XXL fixed table with lacquered steel structure and Arabescato Supermarble top, Kuga chairs with lacquered steel structure and monocoque upholstered in velvet.

Important elements of the furniture, the large tables evoke the pleasure of conviviality but also lend themselves to becoming multitasking worktops, especially in times of smart working. Inevitably protagonists of the scene with their generous volumes, they can be further enhanced by placing them next to design bookcases, modern sideboards or large mirrors. Particularly important in this case is the combination of the chairs, to be chosen in accordance with the design and finishes of the table.

Design extendable tables

Imperial extendable table
Imperial extendable table with scratch-resistant glass top and lacquered steel structure. Malik chairs with steel frame and padded monocoque upholstered in Mambo fabric.

The modern and functional version of the large table? The design extendable tables, of course. The latest trends in living confirm this: we mainly ask for functionality and flexibility from our furniture, or the ability to adapt to the different needs of everyday life, and the extendable table is the ideal answer to these requests. The extendable dining table is the ace in the hole for family gatherings and other special occasions, just as the design extendable tables for the living room or for the study are the multitasking solution for dedicating oneself to one’s passions or work.

Modern design kitchen tables

Tavolo da cucina CHEF
Tavolo allungabile Chef con struttura in acciaio laccato, piano e prolunga in SuperMarmo. Sedie Mood con struttura in legno massello rovere e monoscocca in polipropilene.

When choosing the kitchen table, in addition to the style of the furniture, it is also good to consider a question of functionality. In fact, its dimensions must be carefully evaluated in relation to the surrounding space, to allow the right freedom of movement, and to favor stain-proof surfaces and finishes such as SuperMarble or scratch-resistant glass for the countertop. Precautions to be reserved also for the choice of chairs that will be combined with the table.

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