or as an accent to a bed with a more contemporary origin and style.
Paired with the classical klismo chairs
and yet with a carrara white top, she is a luxurious side table.
With a laminate top, she's a chic breakfast nook,
or translated into Italian as with the above UFO table, the pedestal base pairs perfectly with well, tulip chairs.
Eero Saarinen's Tulip table (I like mine topped with white marble, but wood works, too) is one of my all time favorite pieces. Saarinen created the table because he believed that there had to be an alternative to all those legs-which in his opinion appeared sloppy and superfluous. Eero Saarinen also designed the St. Louis Arch, as well as Dulles Airport.