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Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Dining Table by Herman Miller

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Inside Delivery

If you don't like carrying furniture, this is a great option. The shipper will schedule an appointment with you prior to delivery and bring the furniture into your home for you. This service does not include unpackaging or assembly.

  • Typical transit time is 4-7 business days. Some larger and specialty items may take a bit longer.
  • Shipper will arrange a four hour window for delivery at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Your driver or delivery team will bring the furniture inside your home and into your room of choice (Up to two flights of stairs).
  • Delivery folks will not unpack or assemble your furniture.
  • You must inspect the purchase at the time of delivery and sign for any damages.
  • We'll be sure to assist with any damage that may occur. Please call Smart Furniture right away if any issues arise.
  • If you're ordering multiple items from the same manufacturer, we might be able to bundle your shipping upgrade costs! Give us a call and we'll make sure you're getting the best shipping price possible!
  • Any questions? Chat or call! We're happy to help!

White Glove Delivery: $149.00 per item

White Glove Delivery


If you want your furniture delivered and ready to go, this is the option for you. The shipper will schedule a delivery window with you at least 24 hours in advance. They'll bring the furniture into your home, place it in your room of choice, and assemble any pieces that need to be put together. It's the true white glove treatment!

  • Typical transit time is 4-7 business days. Some larger and specialty items may take a bit longer.
  • Shipper will arrange a four hour window for delivery at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Your driver or delivery team will bring the furniture inside your home and into your room of choice (up to two flights of stairs).
  • Delivery folks will unpack your furniture, assemble any pieces needing to be put together, and they'll discard all of the boxes and packaging materials.
  • We'll be sure to assist with any damage that may occur. Please call Smart Furniture right away if any issues arise.
  • If you're ordering multiple items from the same manufacturer, we might be able to bundle your shipping upgrade costs! Give us a call and we'll make sure you're getting the best shipping price possible!
  • Any questions? Chat or call! We're happy to help!

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Herman Miller Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Dining Table
designed by George Nelson


Nelson Swag Leg Dining Table At A Glance:
Part of the renowned swag leg group, the Nelson Swag Leg Table represents a revival of a historic collection by the longtime partner of Herman Miller, George Nelson. Introduced in 1958, the group's evocative chairs, tables and desks have a look, scale and function that are right for today. These classic, sculpted designs can be used individually or together in the home or office. This rectangular dining table can also cleverly act as a meeting table.

See the entire Nelson Swag Leg collection.

What's To Like:
The straight, austere, wood lines of the table top and crossed stretchers are met by mechanically formed, gracefully curved, metal legs - and they get along really well together. There may not be another wood/metal table out there with a more beautiful marriage of two juxtaposed materials.

What's Not to Like:
This isn't a table you'll sit at and stretch your legs all the way out in front of you. The crossed stretchers won't give you that luxury. However, there is enough space for comfort.

The Bottom Line:
The Nelson Swag Leg Dining Table is beautiful, richly finished, and an icon of the mid-century modern era. It's immediately recognizable for the enduring quality of its design, and will be an heirloom-quality feature of any dining room or small meeting space.

Details:

  • Overall: 29.375" h x 54" w x 36" l
  • White laminate or walnut veneer top with a walnut veneer edge band
  • 4 chrome-finished steel-tube legs
  • 2 solid walnut stretchers and adjustable glides


Design Story:
The dining tables (both rectangular and round) in this series are extremely important. They're the most obvious link between home life and work life that Nelson was trying to forge, and they share many of the characteristics (and not just the aesthetics) of the rest of the collection. They're light, flexible, adaptable, not too large and easy to work with. They're beautiful and functional, and they speak to the times they were invented in and to the times of today. In that sense, they echo the rest of the Nelson series.

A bit on the small side, the Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Dining Table fosters intimacy in the same way the round does. But it also maintains more traditional dining room table form, and makes certain buyers more comfortable. Not to mention that in a nation with mostly square rooms, a rectangular table can often fit better and clash less with existing lines, angles and walls.

With his swag leg group, George Nelson didn't try to design an innovation; the innovation resulted from his criteria for the design. He began with the legs, insisting that they be made of metal, machine formed, and pre-finished. He also wanted them to be easy for the consumer to assemble, so the desk and tables could ship knocked down to save on costs.

To make the dining room tables comfortable while at the same time employing the swag leg concept, changes had to be made to the way the legs of the table were arranged. For the Nelson Swag Leg Dining Table, the swag legs are banded together by a plank of wood and arranged in an X under the table. This keeps the legs of the table from being in the way of the legs of the users, and it presents an alternate but still beautiful way of using the swag legs, as opposed to the straight up and down legs of the desk. Adaptive and attractive, two hallmarks of the George Nelson legacy at Herman Miller.

The Herman Miller Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Dining Table is also known by the following manufacturer Item Numbers: NS5851.L, NS5851.W.

Materials & Measurements

Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Dining Table DimensionsMaterials:
Top: Wood material core with white laminate or walnut veneer
Stretcher: Solid walnut
Legs: 16-gauge machine formed steel

Dimensions:
Overall: 29.375" h x 54" w x 36" d

Efficient Surfaces
Practical tables. The work table provides plenty of room to spread out papers; dining tables can also be meeting tables.

Attractive finishes. Tops can be white laminate or walnut veneer with a walnut veneer edge band that coordinates with the solid walnut stretcher.


Assembly Instructions

About The Manufacturer


Herman Miller Authorized Retailer

Herman Miller is an industry leader in the integration of cutting edge technology to furniture and other household items to make everyday life more comfortable, convenient, and stylish. Herman Miller stands out at the forefront of such fields as ergonomic technologies, environmentally friendly manufacturing processes, and customizable furniture items.

In addition to producing some of the most outstanding office furniture in the world, Herman Miller has also taken on the responsibility of manufacturing some of the most celebrated furniture designs by some of the world's most famous designs. These "modern classics" include works by Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, and Isamu Noguchi. Herman Miller celebrates these famous mid-century designers' works through its extraordinarily precise manufacturing techniques and industry-leading green production processes.

Herman Miller is a global company with operations, sales offices, dealers, and licensees in more than 40 countries in North America, Asia/Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, serving customers virtually anywhere in the world. Herman Miller is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan, while manufacturing facilities are located in the U.S., China, Italy, and the United Kingdom.

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Designer

George NelsonGeorge Nelson
When writing about the course of his remarkable 50-year career, George Nelson described a series of creative "zaps" - moments of out-of-the-blue inspiration "when the solitary individual finds he is connected with a reality he never dreamed of." It was these zaps that would lead to the creation of some of the most original furniture designs of the 20th century- including the Coconut Chair, the Marshmallow Sofa, and the Swag Leg Rectangular Dining Table.

An early zap came in the 1930s, when he was an architectural student in Rome. Before returning home, an idea struck him: He would travel Europe and interview leading modern architects, hoping to get the articles published in the U.S. He succeeded, and in the process introduced the U.S. design community to the European avant-garde. This set in motion a sequence of what he called "lucky" career breaks that were really the inevitable outcomes of his brilliance as a designer, teacher, and author.


Design Story

With his swag leg group, George Nelson didn't try to design an innovation; the innovation resulted from his criteria for the design. He began with the legs, insisting that they be made of metal, machine formed, and prefinished. He also wanted them to be easy for the consumer to assemble, so the desk and tables could ship knocked down to save on costs.

Swaging--using pressure to taper and curve a metal tube--proved the best way to produce the legs, which are 16-gauge steel and have adjustable glides. Nelson added solid walnut stretchers that bolt to the legs for a stable, durable base common to the desk and tables.

Read the entire design story behind the Swag Leg Collection.


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      Comments about Herman Miller Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Dining Table:

      The design of the legs make it look like the table is floating. You have room for your legs but you can't stretch across becuase of the cross piece.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Delivery was perfect. The instructions were easy everything need to set it up was included.

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      Shipping & Delivery

      Options are good. Here are your 2 shipping options:

      Inside Delivery: Free

      Inside Delivery

      If you don't like carrying furniture, this is a great option. The shipper will schedule an appointment with you prior to delivery and bring the furniture into your home for you. This service does not include unpackaging or assembly.

      • Typical transit time is 4-7 business days. Some larger and specialty items may take a bit longer.
      • Shipper will arrange a four hour window for delivery at least 24 hours in advance.
      • Your driver or delivery team will bring the furniture inside your home and into your room of choice (Up to two flights of stairs).
      • Delivery folks will not unpack or assemble your furniture.
      • You must inspect the purchase at the time of delivery and sign for any damages.
      • We'll be sure to assist with any damage that may occur. Please call Smart Furniture right away if any issues arise.
      • If you're ordering multiple items from the same manufacturer, we might be able to bundle your shipping upgrade costs! Give us a call and we'll make sure you're getting the best shipping price possible!
      • Any questions? Chat or call! We're happy to help!

      White Glove Delivery: $149.00 per item

      White Glove Delivery


      If you want your furniture delivered and ready to go, this is the option for you. The shipper will schedule a delivery window with you at least 24 hours in advance. They'll bring the furniture into your home, place it in your room of choice, and assemble any pieces that need to be put together. It's the true white glove treatment!

      • Typical transit time is 4-7 business days. Some larger and specialty items may take a bit longer.
      • Shipper will arrange a four hour window for delivery at least 24 hours in advance.
      • Your driver or delivery team will bring the furniture inside your home and into your room of choice (up to two flights of stairs).
      • Delivery folks will unpack your furniture, assemble any pieces needing to be put together, and they'll discard all of the boxes and packaging materials.
      • We'll be sure to assist with any damage that may occur. Please call Smart Furniture right away if any issues arise.
      • If you're ordering multiple items from the same manufacturer, we might be able to bundle your shipping upgrade costs! Give us a call and we'll make sure you're getting the best shipping price possible!
      • Any questions? Chat or call! We're happy to help!

      For more information and shipping comparisons, click here.


      Product Q&A


      Q: How many people can fit around the table?
      A: 6 people can be seated around the Nelson Swag Leg Dining Table.

      Q: What should I expect when my table arrives?

      1. Table size: 29.375" h x 54" w x 36" d
      2. Assembly: Some assembly is required.
      3. Floor protection: This table has metal legs with glides. Lift table when moving it or place floor-protecting pads on the bottoms of the legs to ensure that your floor is not marked or damaged.
      4. Care and maintenance: It is strongly recommended that placemats be employed when using the table. As with any piece of furniture, we recommend that you use adequate heat protection when placing hot dishes on your table.

      If you have additional questions regarding Smart Furniture's policies in general, please see our FAQs page.


      Product Q&A


      Warranty

      The Herman Miller Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Dining Table comes with a 5-year manufacturer's warranty.

      Do you have specific questions about what's covered under Herman Miller's warranty for this product? Give our sales team a call at 8‌88-467-6278 to get your questions answered.

      Did you purchase a piece of Herman Miller furniture that's not working as expected? Send an email to customerservice@smartfurniture.com or contact our customer service department at 8‌88-762-7841, and we'll take care of you. We usually ask for a photo or video of the warranty issue that you're experiencing, so if you want to expedite the warranty claim process, you can e-mail us with those attachments, and we'll jump on filing the claim for you right away