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
An affordable desk is more than just a pipe dream! Making a desk with pipe and salvaged wood is a simple and low-cost project. If you're feeling adventurous, forgo the wood and place a glass top on the pipe base.
*Could use this idea to make shelves for bourbon bottles* DIY industrial style desk made with butcher block wood and painted galvanized pipe, floor flanges, and elbows. Lag bolts used through flanges for disassembly.