It'd be cool to get this type of "delicate" feel with the living room shelf (we'll make the posts/support bars brass). That crossbeam is pretty great looking. Paul McCobb, Maple and Enameled Steel Shelving Unit for Winchendon,
We really love multipurpose furniture—especially for small spaces. Le Valet from French studio La Fonction fits the bill, doing triple duty as a room divider, vanity, and storage solution, all in one minimal form.