Peekaboo Acrylic Bench, CB2, $449Lucite
(which actually is just the brand name for acrylic) and acrylics are nothing new when it comes to furniture; the trend dates back as far as the 1930s. It’s the ultimate chameleon, blending into any style, color, or space. A clear side table or bench
, like this CB2 version, has so many design uses. In a small space, it essentially disappears, making the room look larger, or it could act as a low-key sidekick to the rest of the room in a maximalist scheme.