Note to self: remember this as an idea for cat friendly living room. Add dark rustic floating shelves on the side and create one long platform across the top. Add invisible floating shelves on adjacent walls for more kitty mobility.
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