I am in love with these gorgeous shelves made out of recycled books, by Jim Rosenau.
Check out more about his procedures and see more of his work here
Quote from his website: "In the back of my mind lurked Nicholson Baker’s essay, “Lumber”, about how the term once applied to more than just wood. It also meant the ideas stored in your head. Eureka! Could books somehow be made into lumber? And what would I make of them?"