Leave it to a Swedish designer to create a super clever, simple solution for drop leaf tables. Nathalie Dackelid聽created a table called Wooden Cloth as part of聽the University of Gothenburg鈥檚 鈥Survival鈥 project. The goal of the project was to make furniture with a long life, built to have a place in any home for years to come.

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The top of her table is covered with skinny slats of wood. Inch by inch, you can adjust your table to the size you need. That means you can take this thing from kitchen nook to buffet central for parties. No more serving from the kitchen counter.

Let鈥檚 be honest, people. Drop leaf tables can be convenient, but they鈥檙e hardly cute. This one, on the other hand, is not only a raw pine color, but it鈥檚 super unique and adds a curious machine-like quality to otherwise four-legged plainness.

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Just pull the slats to customize your table length and you鈥檒l have a piece of furniture that鈥檚 versatile enough for every room in your place, no matter how small it is.

You can鈥檛 buy this piece yet, but maybe we鈥檒l see it at IKEA聽sometime soon? Here鈥檚 hoping!

What pieces in your home could be built to be more customizable? Let鈥檚 talk it out in the comments.

(h/t Fast Company)