For classic pieces like the iconic Parson's Table, simplicity is truly key. Add other materials or another color to make it your own. Sleek in form, the Parson's Table is a design icon. The legs and the top are the same in width and the forms are square. There seems to be a bit of confusion as to who invented the table... Some sources say the table was created in Jean Michel-Frank's furniture design class at The Parsons School of Art and Design in Paris in 1930. Others argue that Mies Van der Roe was all ready showcasing the design before 1930. Read more about the Table's history here. Scroll down to view beautiful images featuring this design icon. Where in your home would you like to see a Parson's Table?