brick and the company that makes it?
cast iron and I know they ship!
That looks like it might be a custom piece, but you can find other more modern industrial-inspired at Restoration Hardware: http://www.restorationhardware.com/catalog/product/product.jsp?productId=prod1608057&navAction=jump&navCount=0&searchId=1296146698502
designed and built. Depending on where you live, that is sometimes no more expensive than buying pre-built.
I'm glad you like the desk. The owner got it directly and I'm not sure if it was new or an antique piece.
markets, and salvage stores are good places to look too.
the wood and full wall of bookshelves
love the bookshelf, desk, and artwork
like the couch in front of book shelf and the table in front of that is cool too.