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String Shelving System: Folding Table
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Folding Table: Walnut + Black Legs: $576
Folding Table: Walnut + White Legs: $576
Folding Table: Oak + White Legs: $544
Folding Table: Ash + White Legs: $544
Folding Table: Black: $544
Folding Table: Grey: $478
Folding Table: White: $478
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The collapsible yet solidly sturdy table within the String Collection stands out among an already amazing assortment of components. For use to dine or work or play (cards, anyone?), it comfortably seats 3 adults. A gem in spaces that are either limited in size or require the versatility of a table that can be effortlessly folded out of the way. Requires String ladder railings for installation (not freestanding).

Since its launch as a simple bookcase in 1949, the late Nisse Strinning's enduring String System is the manifestation of renowned Scandinavian sensibility, a modular system so intelligently configured that to call it customizable only hints at the possibilities.

As the longest-running resource for this Swedish heritage brand in North America, A+R offers the entire String collection.

  • Folding Table: 28" h x 30.75" w x 37.75" d (71x78x96cm)
  • Wood-veneered particle board
  • Branded flat-packed packaging
  • Please contact us for current availability and lead times.
  • String Shelving may incur additional delivery charges based on the size of your system.


When a Swedish publisher held a bookshelf design competition in 1949, there was no way of knowing it would result in one of the most iconic concepts of the 20th Century. Bonnier wanted to jump-start sales of its books in the postwar economy and recognized consumers would need a place to store them. Of 194 entries, Nisse Strinning, with an assist from his designer wife Kajsa, took the prize with a nimble system called String.

Based on a ladder-like, coated-wire framework, String is lightweight, versatile and redoubtably stable. Quick assembly, easy to reposition and little trouble to transport as it's mostly flatpacked also add to its enduring appeal. At its launch, String was an immediate success far and wide—especially with a newly identifiable younger generation. Within 4 years of String's launch, in 1950, the system even caught on in the hallowed halls of the new UN headquarters in New York where they were installed.

The Swedish-based company continues to produce the timeless original designs, as well as a thoughtfully expanding array of components and accessories and in an evolving array of finishes to meet modern needs. The best part? It's as relevant and elegant today as it was back when Nisse and Kajsa submitted their original contest entry.