Beth Shea

'Baby in Table' Furniture Design Evolves as Children Grow

by , 09/16/09

baby furniture, Baby In Table, evolving baby furniture, japanese beech, Oji Masanori, Otomo, Sincol, Toa Ringyo, transitional baby furniture

Parents are all too aware of the revolving door of quickly outgrown furniture that goes hand in hand with raising a child. Incessantly purchasing furniture is taxing on both the environment and the wallet. Designer Oji Masanori’s ‘Baby in Table’ is a clever alternative that is both stylish and sensible, as it changes in function as your child grows up. Two pieces of Japanese Beech furniture comprise this evolving design which houses an infant during mealtime (via the cut out square on the tabletop), then becomes a child’s desk, while the chair doubles as a step stool for the entire family. Head to Inhabitots to see all the various ways Baby in Table may be utilized.

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