Side table bridges the gap
between traditional and modern.
Pieces feature softened and
rounded lines as opposed to the
stark lines seen in modern
design. Simple and clean lines
with smooth surfaces without any
carving or adornment. Colour
palette relies heavily on brown,
taupe, cream and pure white.
Side table is made of dark or
polished wood with carved
detailing forming smooth shapes
and lines around tops and legs.
Items will typically have a the
shape of classical furniture and
have a quality, heavy feel to
Side table is characterised by
use of tubular steel, plastic,
laminated plywood, fibreglass
and leather. Clean lines,
angular designs, under-decorated
and minimalistic pieces are
typical. Colour palette features
black, white and greys with
injections of bold block colours
and abstract motifs.
table is wooden, either stained,
oiled or unfinished. Can look
like it was made out of actual
logs or chunky pieces of wood
with the grain clearly showing.
Often has a rugged appearance.
Other pieces will use country
themes such as farm or wild
animals and produce and use
woven materials or rusty metals.
Palette is made up of natural,
earthy colours. Vintage:
Vintage pieces are reproductions
of furniture or decor designed
to create a feeling of
nostalgia. Decorative accents
often feature authentic eye-
catching graphics and designs,
often with a distressed or faded
finish to make them look aged
and worn around the edges.
Furniture will often be
decorative, with carvings or
painting featuring natural
themes such as flowers, birds or
animals in a classical style.
Bright colours are uncommon.
Characterised by curved, ornate
lines and painted finishes that
are often distressed to give an
antique appearance. Pieces often
have delicate carving detail,
handles or ornamentation. Colour
palette is characterised by
white, cream, pale blue polished
wood and gold.
Practical and minimalist,
industrial style is all about
clean lines and raw materials.
Industrial spaces often
incorporate these three
elements: metal, wood, and
exposed or weathered features,
such as bricks. Simple with
reclaimed items. This style can
combine a modern look with a
Characterised by a glamorous and
sophisticated feel that conveys
decadence. There is a lot of
chrome, glass, gloss, mirrors
and shiny fabrics, as well as
bold, geometric patterns and
strong shapes or outlines.
Showcases furniture and patterns
that are typically found in the
Middle East, Asia or Africa and
may be specific to a region or
country such as Morocco or
India. These will often feature
bold colours in geometric
designs or native themes.
Natural woods such as Mango may
Features geometric prints, and
simple box-shaped furniture that
is often low-slung. Colour
palette showcases bright
yellows, greens and oranges as
well as more neutral greys and
This style draws inspiration
from the seaside and coastal
themes. As a result the palette
is made up of cool blues,
whites, sandy neutrals and grey
metals. Crisp cotton and linen
fabrics, bold stripes,
beadboard, unfinished metal,
rope and reclaimed wood are the
main elements. Motifs such as
shells, coral, sea life, and
nautical instruments finish the
Side table including its base is
shaped like a 'C'; these tables
only have support on one side of
Side table has 3 or 4 legs. Pedestal:
Side table has a pedestal base.
The table is supported by a 1 or
more columns under the centre of
the table. Solid:
Side table has a solid base,
without feet or a pedestal.
Side table is supported by a
Side table has legs in the shape
of an "x" -- either on the
sides, or across the front.
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