The most innovative book arrangement: Cool DIY pipe book shelf.for the industrial looking living room.all parts can be bought at home depot, and they will even thread the pipe for you there to the length that you need it! Maybe for bedroom idea.
Modify for console/sofa table. DIY: Industrial Shelving - built with lumber that she aged with steel wool & vinegar & plumbing pipes. This is a great project & such a cost effective way to add shelves to any area of your home.