It’s the equivalent of a little black dress for an outdoor space. The little white side table goes with anything and often transforms itself into a plant stand or ottoman.
We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite white side tables (some suitable for use in a covered space and others that can stand up to weather conditions year-round):
Above: California-based designer Eric Trine’s Octahedron Side Table is 17 inches high; $299 from West Elm.
Above: Alexa’s pick is the CM05 Habibi Side Table designed by Phillip Mainzer for e15, which comes in three sizes; £737 ($1,072) for the large white table as shown here from Clippings.
For more of our favorite tray tables, see 10 Easy Pieces: Tray Tables on Remodelista.
Above: From Gloster’s Vista collection, an 18-inch-square Side Table has a slotted aluminum top; $548 at Curran Home.
Above: A 19-inch-high folding Fermob Tom Pouce Table is available in 22 colors including cotton (shown) and is $186 from 2Modern.
Above: A Flip Side Table made of powder coated steel is available in 11 colors including light ivory (shown); designed by Alexander Seifried, it is £220 from Twenty Twenty One.
Above: Ikea’s PS Sankskär Outdoor Table has a removable tray top; made of polypropylene, it has a weighted base and is $34.99.
Above: Designer Jasper Morrison’s Fionda Table is made of ash and available in either a natural waxed (as shown) finish or stained black. It measures 70 centimeters square (approximately 27.5 inches) and is 73 centimeters high (approximately 28.75 inches); £486 from Twenty Twenty One.
Above: A white aluminum Allux Side Table has a powder coat finish and is 16.5 inches high. It is $353 from Curran Home.
Above: Made in Munich, a powder coated Leito Triangle Table is 40 centimeters high (approximately 15.75 inches) and available in three colors including pure white as shown; €239 from Joval.
Above: A square 17-inch-high Crescent End Table is made of powder coated aluminum and available in 10 colors including white. It is $399 from Room & Board.
For more outdoor side tables, see Made in California: Metal Pedestal Plant Stands. If you prefer vintage rusticity to modern design, follow Margot’s lead and shop for English Garden Antiques from Agapanthus.
Finally, are you planning a Decks & Patios project? Learn everything you need to know on to get started with our Hardscaping 101: Decks & Patios 101 guide.