An object can be a successful side table so long as it incorporates an elevated surface suited to fit a light, a book, a cup of tea -- or better yet -- all three. The Steel Wood Table looks at first to be a fairly simple sort furnishing, but its thoughtful minimalistic and clever composition makes it a befitting couch companion.
Four pieces of beautifully soft solid cherry wood make up the open cubby which acts as a tabletop and a short storage compartment below. The upper surface is ideal for the placement of lamps, mugs, clocks and other knickknacks white the shallow shelf provides the perfect place to flat stack novels, newspapers and magazines.
To complement the subtle color and texture of the timber box, Thom Fougere placed his Steel Wood Table atop a set of splayed powder-coated steel legs. As a whole, the piece adopts a charming simplicity and a crisp contemporary craftsmanship.