The table with hairpin legs is not a novelty in the furniture design. These tables are well known by midcentury style fans for the sleek and simple design.
Hairpin legs allow you to make a functional, stylish table out of nearly anything and have a charming and eye catching furniture piece which can be placed anywhere in the house.
Table with hairpin legs – vintage flair in the home interior
Hairpin legs were invented by Henry P. Glass in 1941 and were a true war-time invention. They instantly became popular due to the fact that the design required a minimum of materials and at the same time kept the strength of traditional legs. Lately, many people return to this classic design and the table with hairpin legs has been re-discovered. First, hairpin legs look minimalist and that allows the visual focus onto the character of the tabletop. They are easily attached on any wood which makes them perfect for DIY project fans. Last, but not least, hairpin legs tables look really cool. Not too complicated, elegant and very versatile, hairpin legs tables blend in modern interiors gracefully.
Table with hairpin legs – modern home furniture ideas
A table with hairpin legs can be an element of the furniture in every room. The height of the hairpin legs can vary from 10 to 70 cm and that is why the design is so versatile. A bedroom bench, a coffee table or a dining table, an elegant console table or a credenza- all these can be easily fitted into your existing interior. Different textures and materials for the tabletop can make a hairpin legs table an art object. For example, a vanity with hairpin legs in the bathrooms is a great idea, given how often we have a limited space.
Hairpin table as a home office desk
A hairpin legs table in the hallway
Modern dining table with wooden tabletop and hairpin legs
Low coffee table in the living room