Materials: Steel, Fine texture semi-gloss powdercoat
Price Point: $175
"The Panic Table was designed to be an elegant and simple piece that can complement almost any decor, indoors or out. In black, it's like that sexy little party dress...."
"With a sturdy, welded frame and a textured powdercoat finish, it can be produced in numerous colors.
The Panic Table has only one mission...to be a support, there when you need it. Let it carry the load for a while."
Designer: Joseph & Andee Hess
Link: Ready Steady Co
Location: Portland, Oregon
• About Design Showcase 2009: This summer we're celebrating the best in design for the home. We're taking submissions from independent and student designers from around the world and letting our readers vote on who they think has the best design. There's also a panel of august judges. Two winners will win $20,000 in targeted advertising placements on our sites to help launch their career. All info is here.