Transparent acrylic furniture: 12 retro styles you can buy today

Transparent acrylic furniture retro styles you can buy today

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Think acrylic furniture for an ultra-modern space-age vibe

The clear and glossy molded acrylic (also known as Lucite or Plexiglas) was a trendy space-age finish that — even today — guarantees someone will want to take a closer look!

For furniture, acrylic has been mostly replaced by its cousin, polycarbonate — often favored for its strength. But it still retains the sleek, retro-modern look you might like to incorporate into your current-day MCM decor.

Here are 12 options you can still buy today!

  1. Multicolored transparent rainbow-striped acrylic coffee table

    This beautiful striped low table has a modern design and a colorful design that's both charming and classy.

    Discovered at: Homary.com
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  2. Burton 3-piece clear nesting table set

    These little space-saving accent tables nest together when you don't need them all, and still manage to look really cool no matter how you arrange them.

    Discovered at: Overstock.com
    Brand: EdgeMod
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  3. Modern acrylic circular standing magazine racks

    A decidedly funky sculptural piece, this magazine/book rack is typically available in four colors - blue, smoke, orange and transparent. Use it on the floor or on a tabletop!

    Discovered at: Homary.com
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  4. Round-topped acrylic side table/modern nightstand
    $189.99 $169.99

    This elegant lucite pedestal table comes in three different sizes, and would work in the center of the room as well as it would tucked into a corner.

    Discovered at: Amazon.com
    Shop now
    02/19/2024 03:09 am GMT
  5. Iridescent & transparent round-top end table

    This beautiful little transparent table has an iridescent finish that looks different based on the light and the room and your point of view.

    Discovered at: Homary.com
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  6. Acrylic folding tray table/bar cart

    This crystal clear plastic tray table (or acrylic bar cart, if that's what you want it for) is super portable. This little piece is lightweight, can be folded down, and the tray part has helpful handles.

    Discovered at: Amazon.com
    Brand: Designstyles
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  7. Zion acrylic curved desk chair

    This clear acrylic curved chair features a sleek and seamless silhouette. It has a white woven seat cushion for comfort, and would fit in perfectly with an acrylic desk.

    Discovered at: UrbanOutfitters.com
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  8. Clear 2-tier acrylic end table / nightstand
    $169.99 $129.99

    With two shelves (including the top surface), this little table will give you plenty of storage space while playing nicely with your other decor.

    Discovered at: Amazon.com
    Get it here
    03/12/2024 12:55 pm GMT
  9. Contemporary twisted round acrylic side table

    Here's a twist on a tiny side table -- one with tiny stair-step ridges along the base, curved in a helix shape. It's art, yes, but it's handy, too.

    Discovered at: Homary.com
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  10. Modern minimalist acrylic clear backless entryway bench

    This simple bench seat turns the typical bench shape around, and has open ends instead, making it a solid, unobtrusive and modernistic resting spot.

    Discovered at: Homary.com
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  11. Modern clear acrylic coffee table/bench
    $259.00

    This contemporary transparent coffee table isn't just a stylish accent piece, it's super functional and durable - strong enough, in fact, to serve as a bench, too. (With its curved sides, there's even one other bonus: no sharp corners to accidentally hit your leg.) Unlike many other similar tables, this sweet piece is made in Florida from 3/4" thick crystal clear American lucite. 

    Discovered at: Amazon.com
    Shop now
    03/12/2024 08:35 am GMT
  12. Clear acrylic rolling sofa side table
    $144.89
    Discovered at: Amazon.com
    Shop now
    03/12/2024 09:10 am GMT

SEE MORE: 14 iconic retro transparent acrylic chairs that you can still buy new for your home decor

Always be sure to clean your acrylic furnishings carefully — follow the manufacturer’s instructions, and don’t use strong cleaners, because they will damage the finish.

If acrylic furniture is totally your thing, but you want some real retro pieces, check out this page on Chairish and these listings on eBay for some vintage finds that might be just what you’re looking for.

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