10 of the best... marble coffee tables

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As an avalanche of new season lookbooks arrived through my door and landed in my inbox earlier this month one material in particular jumped out at me - marble. It's appearing in lots of home accessories collections at the moment, in the form of ornaments, candle holders and cutting boards, but what I'm really craving is a marble coffee table.

After several years of prolonged austerity, which seemed to be reflected in interiors trends via an often nostalgic yearning for the simple, the comforting and the familiar, some of us are feeling ready to embrace a little luxury again - but perhaps in a more considered way than we might have done in the past.

And marble fits the bill. With its ability to take on a highly polished finish it's a luxurious, decorative material, but it is also reassuringly solid and timeless.

For most of us a marble coffee table is probably going to be an investment purchase, a rejection of the type of flat pack furniture that is the interiors equivalent of fast fashion.

Here are 10 you might like.

Above: Normann Copenhagen's Solid table has a white Italian marble tabletop resting on a simple ash base. Stripped of unneccessary details it has a minimal feel and is both sturdy and timeless.

Occa Home - £930

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Inspired by 1930s architecture the TS table was designed by GamFratesi and is manufactured by Danish brand Gubi. Featuring a lacquered black frame available in three different heights, the table has a circular top that comes in a range of different types of marble.

SCP - £345

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Exuding a simple Nordic charm the & Tradition Fly Table SC4 has curved edges and smooth, rounded legs. Shown here in white Carrara marble it comes in black too. A rectangular version is also available.

Occa Home - £1,249

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A powder coated steel lattice frame gives this Scamp table by Blue Dot a clean utilitarian aesthetic. The marble top can be removed to allow you to store blankets and throws underneath.

Heal's - £225 - £495

This sculptural brass framed oval table from West Elm has a decorative, luxe feel and would work well in an interior that includes opulent fabrics like silk or velvet.

West Elm - £499

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The classic shape and finely balanced proportions of Jasper Morrison's Vitra Plate Coffee Table is an option for the more minimally inclined.

Heal's - £438 - £1,007

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This simple oak framed side table by Kristina Dam would also double as a perfect bedside table.

The Goodhood Store - £170

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Bethan Gray's Carve coffee table features a marble top with a carved rim on a solid oak or walnut base. It comes in white or black marble and bespoke marble options are available on request.

Clippings - £1,395

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The E15 CT09 Enoki Side Table is a playful option that will also add a pop of colour.

Nest - £764

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Ferm Living's new autumn collection includes these circular topped marble tables on a triangular frame. Available in a range of different types of marble they come in at a more affordable price than some of the other options featured here. Choose two or three in different heights and colours and cluster them together for impact.

Ferm Living - EUR 245

 

PS - While we are on the subject of marble how lovely is this new marble and brass lamp from Bodie and Fou?