It's a trend I've seen in all of the major design publications and online - these sleek, simple tables, desks and accent pieces. Out with the chunky, clunky coffee table, and in with the modern and sophisticated look.
I happened upon the parsons table after searching for hours upon hours on websites for the perfect coffee table for "the room". I kept coming across something called a parsons table, so I did what any intelligent person would do, I wikipedia-ed it. Here's what came back:
So, I figured that Parsons school the use on Project Runway could be related, and I was right! And just so you know, how the Parsons school got its name:
So, getting to my point, I've found some great parsons tables and rooms with parsons tables through my searches, from extremely affordable to extremely expensive and I'm gonna share them with you, just in case you're looking too! I actually purchased the parsons coffee table from Wal-Mart (and the parsons desk too) for the new room. They came in this week and I'm already loving both pieces!
So what do you think? Gonna run out and buy one for yourself to give your room a quick makeover, or do you think it's too simple for your taste?