These elegant dining tables by Ign.Design are furniture that borders on art. These high-grade solid wood tables by artists like Christiane von Savigny and Michael Stratmann make the most of this traditional material’s natural, grainy appeal, which contrasts elements like modern metal and what the company describes as “archaic” concrete. With a dozen dinner guests, these dining tables are a certain conversation starter and quite possibly are the best part of being invited for dinner. These large, substantial tables just may steal the spotlight in the room. Complement them with your favorite modern art and some simple chairs. With a table like this, the centerpiece is optional. Check them out at .