The table is like a solid cube. Until it opens It has a flat service when it is closed or not, which is a characteristic of a table. Either way it is a table. it could be a side table when it looks like a cube or dinner for two when you pull it apart.
This project is not for the average DIYer as it requires access to a CNC machine to cut the pattern in the ply. But if you have a very good hand and an equally good jigsaw you should have no difficult (Diy Furniture Building)