sara ferrari's small side table collection is available in 48 different configurations sara ferrari's small side table collection is available in 48 different configurations
jun 09, 2016

sara ferrari's small side table collection is available in 48 different configurations

sara ferrari’s small side table collection is available in 48 different configurations
(above) one of the different tops available also functions as a tray, in this image the material is natural oak
all images courtesy of sara ferrari




sara ferrari is an italian product designer currently living in milan who likes traveling and cross-cultural investigation. her objects have one thing in common and that is the meaning she implements to each one of them. ‘tea’ is her latest collection designed for the young milanese company durame which consists of a series of side tables that can be combined in 48 different ways. the pieces can be configured differently due to the two different vases that come in four colors, and the two tops that are available in three different kinds of wood.

according to the different configurations, the small tables can change completely their aesthetic




each ‘tea’ table can also function as a container; a big glass-colored vase works as the base in which magazines, blankets, cushions or any other personal project can be stored and secured with the tabletop. the glass vase is available in different colors and forms as well as for the wooden tops, designed with different kinds of wood and finishes. the latter is characterized by nice details such as a leather handle in the smaller version, that facilitates the opening or a nice profile for the bigger one that turns the top into a tray. having all these possibilities to choose from offers the chance to create the 48 different combinations that will fit diverse interiors.

configuration: amber base with dark color oak top

4 of the 48 different possible configurations

all the possible configurations

the tables consist of a glass base and a wooden top 

the tops of the tables are used to cover the base, turning them into useful containers

the base of the side tables is made out of glass and functions as a container

the versatility of the collection allows combinations that go from very contemporary to more classical

light blue glass vase with wooden top with leather detail

the collection was designed for the young milanese manufacturer durame

detail of two different tops



product details:


glass colors: amber, smoky grey, pink and light blue

vases height: 25 or 40 cm
top finishing:
 natural oak, dark colored oak, canaletto walnut
top shapes: 
tray shape or smaller version with leather detail to facilitate the opening



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edited by: juliana neira | designboom

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