This custom made shelving unit's design could be adapted to attach to the ceiling or header instead of returning backwards to the wall and a back panel can be added, turning the piece into a space divider.
Decorative Room Dividers Made of Plastic Pipes, Modern Interior Design Ideas
Sneak Peek: Claire Coullon & Darren Johnson. "The divider screen was one of the first things we built for our apartment after struggling to find anything that was big enough but also unobtrusive. It’s comprised of lightweight pieces of wood with thin fabric stretched across the frame to let the light through." #sneakpeek