Do you have some old (fruit or milk) crates? Or you just need a practical (and low budget) storage (organizing) system? Try out this brilliant woodworking idea: the crate bookshelf! You can combine the crates in any shape that fits .
For the office? Paint pipe a bright metallic and the wood a washed color? V Scaffolding Boards and Dark Steel Pipe Wall Mounted and Floor Standing Industrial Chic Shelving/Bookcase - Bespoke Urban FurnitureDesign