Sleek, airy and altogether chic – that’s an apt description of the Channing Desk from Horchow. The contemporary work surface is presented in composite wood with a white lacquer finish and polished nickel legs forming X’s slightly reminiscent of an ironing board. The simplicity of the piece from Jonathan Adler is in part what makes it so likable; the unpretentious, rather straightforward desk has two drawers with circular nickel pulls. It stands 30.5” tall, 54” wide and 24” deep. It’s available for $1779 from Horchow – the world’s first luxury mail-order catalog without a bricks & mortar companion, and more recently, a part of Neiman Marcus Direct, the web and catalog division of Neiman Marcus.