Tetra Coffee Table

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Considering the prime real estate it occupies in your living room, a coffee table should have something to say for itself.

We spotted the clever Tetra in Paris several years ago. It's designed like a piece of origami, with four surfaces that pull out in spiralling levels to create greater square footage, or push in to contract the whole kit and kaboodle into a neat little square.

DWR's Rotor Coffee Table works on a similar principle, but its pull-outs extend all the way down to the floor, rendering the bottom-most layers useless for floor-seated dining or a group game of scrabble. The two are very close in price: Tetra is $1476, Rotor is $1498.

Tetra comes in beech with blue/beige laminate, Iroko with black/beige laminate, and in Iroko wenge-stained wood with white/beige laminate.

Available here.

Edited from a post that originally appeared 5.09.06

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