I like pretty much every style of moroccan side table.
Wood and Metal Industrial Side Table -
Geometric Metal Side Table -- urban outfitters -- turn it upside down and it would make a cute/funky metal bin to corral balls, yarn, etc
For a plant stand: Metal Accordion Side Table - Urban Outfitters
credit: Smile and Wave [http://smileandwave.typepad.com/blog/2013/04/40-projects-plant-stand-to-end-table-diy.html]
Reclaimed Industrial Side Table - wood legs painted to look like metal - diy instructions
Reclaimed wood and Metal Side Table. Modern Rustic End Table. Reclaimed wood and Metal Side Tab.