Here's a clever way to handle crowds: pairs of tables that can be pushed together to form longer (or wider) banquet tables.

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 A dining area from the portfolio of photographer Jordi Canosa.

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 The summer house of Peri Wolfman and Charles Gold features a pair of custom-made tables on wheels by Jack Ceglic, via Point Click Home; photo by Joshua McHugh.

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 A dining table at the Westerby Gard near Helsinki, via The Improvised Life.