This Retro Floppy Disk Coffee Table Features a Hidden Storage Area By Sliding The Metal Shutter

Date Published: 11/28/2022 3:43 PM

This Retro Floppy Disk Coffee Table Features a Hidden Storage Area By Sliding The Metal Shutter

The vintage and forgotten computer disk storage, AKA the floppy disk, has finally been brought back to life. It may not be the best storage solution today now that USBs and cloud storage have become the norm, but it can be a pretty stylish piece of furniture when upsized. Take a look at this 3.5 inch floppy disk table which is absolutely something a computer geek would love in his living room. 

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
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The floppy disk table measures 28 inches wide by 25 inches long at 17 inches tall, which is just about the size of any standard coffee table on the market!

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
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The unique floppy disk table can definitely work as a centerpiece for a living room sofa set for any retro geek. It's the perfect piece de resistance that can be a great conversation starter between you, your family, and your friends. 

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
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This retro disk table is not as flimsy and floppy as the real floppy disks were, but it’s actually sturdy and durable.

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
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The floppy disk tables are made with hot-rolled steel, which is a material commonly used for structural components in construction and automotive. As a result, it’s built to last a lifetime. 

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
Credit: neulantvanexel/floppytable

This creatively designed geeky table is not just a simple piece of furniture. Instead, it has a sliding mechanism that reveals a pocket that can perfectly fit anything between a TV remote or a pack of candies for your guests.

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
Credit: neulantvanexel/floppytable

The details on this floppy disk table will surely give you a sense of nostalgia. It has all the features a typical floppy disk would have, and even has that little arrow that points at which end you should insert the disk into your computer.

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
Credit: neulantvanexel/floppytable

Made and designed by the German based design company Neulant Van Exel the floppy disk coffee table has all of the components of a real floppy disk, including the ability to slide the top to reveal a hidden compartment, the read-write slot in the shutter, and the write-protect switch parallel to the directional arrow. It’s almost as if it's a real-life floppy dis, just 100 times bigger than usual!

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
Credit: neulantvanexel/floppytable

This floppy disk table may be a tad bit heavier than your usual wooden coffee table. However, it’s made with welded rolled steel, so it’s not that big of a surprise that it weighs just over 68 lbs.

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
Credit: neulantvanexel/floppytable

It may not be the best table to be moved around on a regular basis, but it sure is very durable, and you know it won't be sliding around if you put your feet up onto it to relax.

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
Credit: neulantvanexel/floppytable

This table is one of a kind. It doesn’t just feature a unique design, but it also offers great functionality. For what it’s worth, it sure is a bang for the buck, knowing that it will last many generations thanks to the quality materials used to make it.

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
Credit: neulantvanexel/floppytable

Although, the floppy disk table isn't actively listed for sale on their website, you can reach outfor a custom table to be made by them.

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
Credit: neulantvanexel/floppytable

As far as price for the retro disk coffee table, it's estimated at around $1k-$2k, though you'll need to reach out to the creators of the table to get the exact amount.

Floppy Disk Table - Retro save disk floppy coffee table
Credit: neulantvanexel/floppytable

Check out the video below where someone built a similarly designed DIY floppy disk coffee table out of wood!

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