Lovers of clean, functional furniture have lately turned to hardwood and brushed brass, but one of the most durable and enduring materials to make a comeback is glass. Glass tables and cabinets work in nearly any context, and unlike the cups and champagne flutes in your kitchen, they’re hardy. Here are a few more reasons that glass coffee tables and end tables are coming back into fashion, and why we’re all for it.
Glass is Recyclable
You may enjoy the look of your plastic Ikea end tables, but once you outgrow the style, it will inevitably end up in the “Free” section of Craigslist or taking up space in a landfill. Glass, by contrast, is durable and 100% recyclable, allowing you to shop with a clear conscience. In addition, glass makes a perfect blank canvas. Even if you can’t find a way to reuse your glass table top with a new base, you’re sure to find someone else who will.
Glass Comes in Many Forms
Traditional glass coffee tables and end tables are very