The ongoing (and gaining new momentum, it seems) trend of adding items that had a past life in non-domestic surroundings to your home continues. These "industrial chic" items can add an intriguing patina of age, history and edge to any room in your home and work especially well when pressed into service as additional storage.
Shown above, left to right:
1. For Firewood: Industrial Zinc Containers from Factory 20 - $625
2. For Magazines, Kitchen Goods or as an In/Out Box: Steel Wire Locker Baskets from Three Potato Four - $36
3. For Paperwork, Home Office Files: Piano Tuners Toolbox from Factory 20 - $365
4. For Craft Supplies, Jewelry or Other Small Items: Letterpress Print Type Drawers from Three Potato Four - $25
5. For Books: Industrial Stainless Steel Rolling Cart with Wooden Shelves from Factory 20 - $665
(Images: Factory 20 and Three Potato Four)