LÖVBACKENSide table, medium brown


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LÖVBACKEN is an updated version of our LÖVET table, the first piece of furniture we sold in a flat package. This model has three legs and brass-colored feet – a design that enhances the look of any room.

Article Number802.701.25

Product details

The distinctive grain pattern in the poplar veneer gives each table a unique character.

The veneered surface is durable, stain resistant and easy to keep clean.

The table can be moved across the floor without worry because the plastic feet protect against scratching.

Max load on table top: 11 lbs.


IKEA of Sweden

Article Number802.701.25
  • Table top:

    Fiberboard, Poplar veneer, Clear acrylic lacquer, Foil, Tinted lacquer


    Solid beech, Tinted lacquer

    Wipe clean with a damp cloth.

    Wipe dry with a clean cloth.

    Check regularly that all assembly fastenings are properly tightened and retighten when necessary.

  • By using particle board with a slice of wood as top layer instead of only solid wood in this product, we use less wood per product. That way, we take better care of resources.

    Product possible to recycle or use for energy recovery, if available in your community.

    We want to have a positive impact on the planet. That is why by 2030, we want all materials in our products to be recycled or renewable, and sourced in responsible ways.


Length: 30 3/8 "

Width: 15 3/8 "

Height: 20 1/8 "

    Side tableArticle Number802.701.25

    Width: 19 "

    Height: 1 ¾ "

    Length: 30 ¾ "

    Weight: 10 lb 15 oz

    Package(s): 1


Perfect for any spaceChristyWe purchased two for our living room. Perfect for our space and matches our other IKEA furnishings.5
Simple and solidMEGANSolid little piece of furniture. Couldn’t be any easier to assemble and has a quality look.5
Very nice table designClarissaVery nice table design5
I love leavesJodyI love leaves5
side table with styleElainePerfect size for sofa height side table, the teardrop design allows it to sit flush to the sofa and big enough for drinks, food, and laptop. It is small enough to fit into a tight space.5
Cute side tableLindaI bought this to go beside a chair & it’s perfect. I love the retro look & the leaf shape. Easy to put together. It’s not Willis Wayside furniture but I knew that when I bought it. it was a little over priced, but everything is over priced these days. I’d buy it again.5
Beautiful table!MICHELEI have a small space so this table is just the right size. It's striking and unusual and it was the easiest thing I've ever "built!"5
Awesome side tableStephanieI has been eyeing the LÖVBACKEN for years and finally had a good spot for it as a side table/night stand in. Guest bedroom. It looks very classic and gives the room personality. Assembly was very quick and easy and quality is great so far.5
Love itKathyI like the look and size. I’m using it as a bedside table and it’s perfect. Also looks more expensive than it is.5
Cute Little TableLibbyEasy to put together. Looks nice5
unique side tableAPARNAlove the leaf pattern on the top. makes a lovely addition to any room5
Table MagicMICHAELIt’s perfect in every way5
End tableEmilyI love this little table! I bought another one couple months ago, and liked it so much, I moved some of the furniture around just to make room so I could buy another one!!5
Contemporary and CuteMelissaSuper easy to assemble and fits great in my small space!!5
NicegiselaI like the design is a good option for side or living table. Although the assembly legs aren't a very good option4
Cute tableREBECCANice table. Great color and aesthetic. Does well to hold what I need at the end of the couch.4
Classic beautylaurel c.high end look.5
WonderfulMAXWe drove 200 miles to get these tables. Love them.5
Completes the lookChuckie48Really like the look that this pair of tables gives to the room. 5 stars in my book complete the look and directs traffic in a small area.5
Stylish and Far From BoringGailzyThis table is so sleek and stylish; it is not your everyday, predictable end table! I had feared that its beauty would be only skin deep, but I'm happy to report that it's sturdy and sits level. I use it between two angled chairs, where it fits perfectly and shows off its asymmetric edge. I am so happy with this little table!5
LÖVBACKEN Side table, medium brown, 30 3/8x15 3/8 "

Our take on wood

Wood is the material most commonly associated with IKEA furniture, and for good reasons. It’s renewable, recyclable, durable, ages beautifully and it is an important part of our Scandinavian design heritage. At IKEA, we believe that sourced in responsible way, wood is a key change driver for climate mitigation. In 2012, we set a goal that by 2020 our wood would be from more sustainable sources. We are happy to announce that we have reached this goal and today, more than 98% of the wood used for IKEA products is either FSC-certified or recycled.

So many things that you might associate with IKEA sprang from that moment, from the flat pack, to the idea of assembling your own furniture, to the ultimately more affordable price tag that comes with doing things yourself. And the slightly too large table? These days it's called LÖVBACKEN and it's almost identical to that original table from the 50's.

An idea is born

If we look back to 1955, we can see Gillis, the marketing director of the still newly established IKEA exiting a furniture maker's workshop in rural Sweden. In his hands he has a sample of LÖVET, a graceful, leaf-shaped coffee table, to bring back to the IKEA headquarters. We can imagine him get to his car, open the trunk and flip the table to fit it inside. Only it doesn't. Maybe now he moves towards the front seat, angling the table in legs first in an attempt to fit it in. A shuffle here, a twist there. No luck. It's now perhaps eyeing the legs that he comes up with a plan. Why not just saw them off and reattach them later? The rest, as they say, is history. By tapping into the idea that it would be easier and more affordable for people to transport their new flat packed furniture home themselves and then assemble it themselves, the IKEA Concept was born.

Bringing back an icon

Flash forward to 2013 and product developer Glen Bengtsson sits with IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad in the small Swedish town of Älmhult. Amongst plans for new products, Ingvar has a special request. "He wanted us to have a look into the treasury books for some 'good old products' that we could bring back again," Glen says. "Over the years we could see that many people were very interested in these classic designs, and we felt the time was right to bring some back." Working with the Kamprad family, Glen says it was decided to remake a series of classic furniture from the 50's and 60's, including the most iconic piece of all — the coffee table LÖVET. The only hitch was that no one had the plans anymore. "We actually had to go to the IKEA museum to borrow one of their exhibits so we could trace the shape, weigh the table and photocopy the legs to prepare for production." Glen says.

One important difference

The aim of production was to produce a replica as true to the original as possible, with one important difference. "We no longer use the original jacaranda wood for the tabletop," Glen says. "It's an endangered species these days, so we now use more sustainable species, cut in a way so that they look identical. If you have the two side by side, it's almost impossible to tell the difference." The new version renamed LÖVBACKEN, now joins the IKEA family. Naturally it comes in a flat pack with the legs separate for assembly at home. Just like the original table from all those years ago.

Forests are critical for life on earth

Forests contribute to maintaining balance in the atmosphere, purify the air that we breathe and are part of the water cycle. They nourish wildlife biodiversity and provide homes for indigenous communities who depend on forests for their livelihoods. 90% of plant and animal species living on the planet need forests to survive. They provide sources of food, fuel, timber and many other ecosystem services that we rely upon. Sourcing approximately 19 million m3 of roundwood per year from some 50 countries, IKEA has a significant impact on the world’s forests and the timber industry and a huge responsibility to positively influence how wood is sourced. Responsible wood sourcing and forest management ensure that the needs of people dependent on forests are met, that businesses can work sustainably, that forest ecosystems are protected and biodiversity is enhanced.

100% wood from more sustainable sources

At IKEA, we work with strict industry standards to promote responsible forestry. We don’t allow any wood in our supply chain from forest areas that are illegal or contain high conservation values or from forest areas with social conflict. Before starting to work with IKEA, suppliers must demonstrate that they meet IKEA critical requirements on wood sourcing. IKEA requires all suppliers to source wood from more sustainable sources (FSC-certified or recycled wood). All suppliers are audited regularly and non-compliant suppliers are required to implement immediate corrective actions. By working together with our suppliers, we are proud to announce that we have reached our more sustainable sources goal, which we set out to achieve by 2020. Today more than 98% of the wood used for IKEA products is either FSC-certified or recycled.

IKEA Forest Positive Agenda for 2030

As pressure on the world’s forests and the surrounding eco-systems increases due to unsustainable agriculture, the expansion of infrastructure and illegal logging, it is time to take an even more holistic approach to protect and support these important resources for generations to come. The IKEA Forest Positive Agenda for 2030 set out to improve forest management, enhance biodiversity, mitigate climate change and support the rights and needs of people who depend on forests across the whole supply chain and drive innovation to use wood in even smarter ways. The agenda focuses on three key areas: • Making responsible forest management the norm across the world. • Halting deforestation and reforesting degraded landscapes. • Driving innovation to use wood in smarter ways by designing all products from the very beginning to be reused, refurbished, remanufactured, and eventually recycled.

We accomplish more by working together

For many years, IKEA has partnered with businesses, governments, social groups and non-governmental organisations to fight forest degradation and deforestation and increase the volume and availability of wood from responsibly managed forests both for our own supply chain and beyond. We are on a journey to improve global forest management and make responsible wood sourcing the industry standard, contributing to building resilient forest landscapes and improve biodiversity.

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