Get a sleek, retro-look desk using off-the-shelf hardware store materials. Dabito of Old Brand New fashioned this affordable modular unit that can be easily customized from inexpensive plywood and shelf brackets.
Create a display space that's completely customized to your collection of favorite accents. Dabito, the founder of Old Brand New, crafted this wall unit, complete with a built-in desk area, for just $230. Brass-color spray paint spiffs up the metal brackets; for shelves, he used particle board by Rubbermaid rather than staining plywood.