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What is a parsons table and and ideas to
  use them in dining rooms

What is a parsons table and and ideas to use them in dining rooms

The invention of

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The history behind the Parsons table dates back to the 1930’s when Mr. Jean-Michel Frank designed it while he was working for the Parson Paris School of Arts and Design. It was initially designed to be a very simple and basic table. In this style the thickness of the four square legs of the table are exactly the same as that of the table top, regardless of the other dimensions.  Parsons table is modern as well as contemporary and their clear-cut design has made them very popular for interior decorations. We now have coffee tables, side tables and dining tables that conform to Parsons table standards.

Types of parson dining tables

Vintage Parson table :- This is a perfect addition to any room especially for a mid century enthusiast as it beautifully captures the time period of a bygone era.

Upholstered Parson table : Some of the parson tables can have a very rough and ragged exterior but thanks to its very simple and minimalistic dimensions, they can easily be upholstered with embossed fabric or vinyl polished sheets. It’s a fabulous idea to recreate the entire look of an old parson table with these upholsteries.

Glass topped parson table : The traditional parsons table is made up of hot-rolled steel frame with raw edges on each side. In this type, the top layer is covered with crystal clear, transparent floating glass that is atleast a few inches thick with a flat edge. The glass used is non-tempered.