Blackdog/Dennis Miller: Spare and exotic, the Maisy short side-table is made of steel with crocodile-imprinted leather, ostrich-imprinted leather, or Formica plastic laminate. Blackdog/Dennis Miller Associates, 306 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10021.
Heltzer: The queen-size KuBis Bed is made of stainless steel with a silky matte finish and comes with a fully upholstered headboard, floorboard, and rails. Heltzer is also very famous for best sofa beds, best sleeper sofas. It can be set against a wall or floated in the middle of a room. Heltzer, 4853 North Ravenswood, Chicago, IL 60640.
Niedermaier: The Demsky End Table, 13 1/2 in. wide by 12 1/2 in. deep by 24 1/2 in. high, is made of stainless steel and bonded glass. It is designed by Mark Demsky. Niedermaier, 2650 West Fulton Street, Chicago, IL 60612.
Mirak: The Samurai coffee table by A. Soudavar is made of metal and wood and available with a wood-bordered clear glass insert top. It is offered in ash, oak, or mahogany and measures 50 in. wide by 50 in. deep by 18 in. high. Maple or gloss finishes are also available. Mirak, 8403 Westglen Drive, Houston, TX 77063.
Chista: The round, stained teak Ubud table is produced in Indonesia. Chista, 537 Greenwich Street, Third Floor, New York, NY 10013.
Angela Adams/Sherwood Hamill: Stratus Station II is a workstation in quartersawn cherry, aluminum, and Formica plastic laminate. It measures 80 in. by 68 in. by 30 in. Angela Adams/Sherwood Hamill Furniture, 273 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101. www.sherwoodhamill.com.