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Oval Dining Tables
Oval Dining Tables at Smart Furniture
When you need some curves in your life
When talking about interior design, an import aspect is figuring out ways to create movement and points of interest in a room. One way to do that is by using myriad shapes and materials to draw the eye where you want it. If you want the walls to be the main focus, put up some art. For folks that want their dining table to stand out, you should definitely look into getting an oval dining table. Most dining tables are rectangular--ergo boring--but an oval dining table is unusual, interesting, and new.
Perhaps Eero Saarinen understood this implicitly, which is why his eponymous dining table's most popular shape is the oval version. The elongated marble top is dramatic yet inviting, and the ovular shape gives it an organic aspect that contradicts the cooler materials. The juxtaposition makes it beautiful, and it wouldn't look the same if the top was angular. The flowy lines create a whimsical feeling when you sit at a Saarinen table.
While not every oval dining table has such a playful aesthetic, the curved lines certainly provide a softer edge than a typical rectangle. For example, take a look at the Neo SM 20 Dining Table by Skovby. It's not exactly whimsical, but the curved edges make it appear softer and warmer. Likewise, the Lloyd Oval Dining Table has a bit of a regal appearance due to the rounded top.
Call Us for Help!
If you're wanting to walk on the wild side with a oval dining table, Smart Furniture has the one for you. We can help you with figuring out the perfect footprint and sending swatches. We're here to help. If you'd like to read a little bit more about how to shop for a dining table, check out our Dining Table Buying Guide for help. Happy shopping!