Wonder if this could be fabricated to make a desk for two plus shelving above. Industrial Chic: Ideas for using industrial pipes to decorate your home (like this awesome DIY shelving unit!) Image via A Beautiful Mess - .
After much heming and hawing, this is the kind of space that would work for me. Free floating desk, tons of storage against the wall, the wire basket to contain my drafts. This is a nice craft area for me.