The original 1950s Saarinen table was recently reissued for the outdoors, but whether you buy one for inside or out, it's still not a cheap prospect. You can get the 'look' a lot cheaper with this Lance circular dining table at Habitat.
eBay watch: 1960s Arkana extending Tulip table and chairs
Be nice if the starting price was a little cheaper, but there's still much to appreciate with this Arkana extending Tulip table and chairs.
eBay watch: Arkana Tulip dining table
If you're on the look out for a 'new' dining table for your home, check out this Arkana Tulip dining table, which is currently on eBay.
Based on the Eero Saarinen design, this one was the work of Maurice Burke for Arkana a few years after. After all these years, it's still a space age classic and a very stylish item in its own right.
This example ha a circular laminated plywood top with white laminate finish, sat on a white-coated metal base. It's sized around 120cm diameter and 73cm high, good for seating four people. Condition is described as 'excellent' and the price right now is £2.20.