You can still get this look with a simple Parson's Desk from Walmart $69.00, it comes in white, and have a piece of glass or plexi cut for the top.
I love this outdoor space. Wish I was brave enough to go with cushioned furniture, but here in the southwest it is the spider capital of the world. I would always be worried about getting bit.
All pictures from Architectural Digest. http://www.architecturaldigest.com/homes/homes/2008/12/delaurentis_slideshow?showall=true. Click link for full article and more great pics.