The German biergarten table is more versatile than you think: it functions as a desk, a craft table, and as a dining table for narrow apartment spaces. Here are four smart ways to use an outdoor table indoors (plus sourcing ideas).
Above: An antique biergarten table in the Brooklyn apartment of director/photography Poppy de Villeneuve. Photograph by Sam Horine for Refinery29. For a different look, consider painting the table, as seen here.
Above: A German beer table is used in an indoor/outdoor living space from Shareen Joel Design. For more ideas on using one (or several) for a dinner party, visit Outdoors: German Beer Garden Table.
Above: London shop owner Amanda Cox uses a painted beer garden table as a desk; to see more of Amanda’s home, visit Secrets of an Urban Sleuth, London Edition.
Where can you buy a biergarten table? One option is the authentic Biergarten Folding Wood Table and Bench Set from Oktobefest Haus; $549. Ebay is also an excellent source.
For more ideas on decorating small spaces, visit Remodelista‘s Room Gallery.