DIY knife block - I just glued together the covers of some interesting books i found at the thrift store and secured them with twine. the tight pages of the books hold the knives in place. plus at 4 d (Cool Places To Live)
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
The supports are long steel bars that go through the shelves and into the studs in the wall. We predrilled holes for them before we tiled. We used oak planks seamed together to make a solid wood shelf." I love the hanging coffee mugs.