Design Discoveries from New York and Beyond: X-Base Accent Tables

1 Handmade in Italy from glossy black lacquer, the Arca butler’s tray boasts elegant horn detailing, specially melted to produce a unique grain. $2,645, at Jung Lee, 25 W. 29th St., NYC, 212-257-5655.

2 This gleaming stainless-steel cabinet conceals mirrored glass shelves—ideal for the dining room or entryway. $4,650, at Michael Dawkins Home, 232 E. 59th St., NYC, 212-888-2748.

3 The campfire cot has never been so sophisticated. Designed by Christopher Kurtz and made of bleached maple and naturally tanned leather, the Pallet cot channels the familiar shape into a refined indoor piece. $12,000, at Matter, 405 Broome St., NYC, 212-343-2600.

4 Give your inner film buff a chic new viewing companion. Shown here with onyx leather cushions, the Directoire chair is an amply scaled version of the classic director’s chair. $2,110 (as shown), at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, 210 Lafayette St., NYC, 212-431-2575.

5 Available at Gabriel Scott’s new flagship showroom, the Marx stool is a stylized, modern take on the timeless camp original, featuring a black steel base and handsome brass fittings. $850, 374 Broome St., NYC, 646-783-3770.

6 The Officer’s bar, from Ghurka’s new Campaign Collection, is hand-crafted in New York from solid white oak, authentic bridle leather, and custom solid brass hardware. $5,640, at Ghurka, 65 Prince St., NYC, 212-334-4000.

A version of this article appeared in the September 2014 issue of New York Cottages & Gardens with the headline: X Marks the Spot.