Silly question – everyone wants a tube roundel coffee table – and now there’s one available. Or will be when the lockdown ends.

(c) LT Museum

This is a limited edition coffee table from the London Transport Museum which will be going on sale in July, although you can pre-order it now.

It’s made from an Indonesian hardwood, then sealed with a treatment called Osmo Raw, which protects the timber from common spillages without affecting the natural look of the table. The manufacturer is a Nottinghamshire based furniture company, Pavilion Rattan, the museum’s partner for their moquette furniture products.

It’s 100cm cross the width of the central bar, and 43 cm high.

(c) LT Museum

The price is a tad painful, at £750, but not that unreasonable for a well made coffee table, and for a statement piece in the living room, it’s hard to beat.

Although, these enamel roundel tables from the same company that makes signs for the London Underground are a close contender.


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  1. Terry Jones says:

    Indonesian hardwood? Doesn’t sound very sustainable. I suggest any buyers should seek proof that the wood was from a managed estate. There’s a lot of illegal logging going on.

    • ianvisits says:

      If you click through to the seller to look at the table, you will see the supply certification stamp showing that the wood is sustainably sourced.

  2. Terry Jones says:

    Huzzah 😊

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