Posted January 11, 2005
Muji, which is often called the Ikea of Japan because of its well-priced, well-designed housewares, office accessories and other products, has branched out into furniture. Made of scratch-resistant steel, this ingenious side table allows you to keep books, drinks and remote controls conveniently at hand without taking up a lot of floor space. And best yet, you don't have to schlep out to New Jersey to buy it.
$145 at MoMA Design Store, 81 Spring St., near Crosby St., 646-613-1367, momastore.org.