10 Best Industrial Bookshelves & Bookcases

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Even though I built my own industrial pipe shelving unit, there are plenty of great options available if you’re not ready for a big DIY project! I’ve divided some of my favorite industrial-inspired pieces into 3 categories by price range:

High-End Industrial Bookcases & Shelving Units

Crate&Barrel Beckett 4-High Shelf

minimal industrial bookshelf

This industrial-inspired bookshelf has an airy, minimal look that makes it easy fit with any space. With solid wood shelves and an iron tube frame, the 4-high shelf retails at $1,299 but smaller versions of the same design start at $799.


  • Solid mango wood with clear lacquer finish
  • Iron tube frame with textured black powdercoat finish
  • Leather tab accents


  • Width 80.25″
  • Depth 13.75″
  • Height 79.5″

West Elm Industrial Modular Open & Closed Storage

industrial modular shelving unit

West Elm’s industrial shelf with open and closed storage features a modular design, mango wood shelves, and steel frame and legs for $1,299.


  • Solid mango wood
  • Blackened steel frames and legs
  • Finished on all sides


  • Width 49″
  • Depth 17″
  • Height 84″

Arhaus Madison Bookcase

rustic industrial bookcase

This industrial-inspired bookcase from Arhaus boasts rustic-finished light washed wood shelves and leafed and and antiqued iron frame for a softer take on an industrial look for $2,499.


  • Solid iron and mindi wood veneers
  • Iron surfaces are leafed and antiqued
  • Finishes are lacquered for added protection


  • Width 70″
  • Depth 16″
  • Height 79.5″

Mid-Range Industrial Shelves & Bookcases

Caitlyn Etagere Bookcase

modern industrial bookcase

This modern bookcase offers a clean take on industrial shelving units. With solid firwood shelves and an iron metal frame, it’s a great option at $243.99.


  • Solid firwood shelves
  • Iron metal frame


  • Width 72″
  • Depth 17″
  • Height 79″

Tribesigns Rustic Triple Wide 5-Shelf Bookcase

triple wide industrial bookshelf

If you’re looking for a lot of shelf, this triple wide 5-shelf bookcase retails at $249.98 with 14 shelves (which can handle up to 75 lbs. each) and an industrial-inspired black steel frame.


  • 14 brown manufactured wood shelves
  • Black steel frame with self-leveling feet
  • Each shelf can accommodate up to 75 lbs.


  • Width 70.86”
  • Depth 12.59”
  • Height 70”

World Market Round Bookcase

round wood and metal industrial bookcase

This round bookcase offers a new take on industrial shelving with its round frame. Built from acacia wood, metal, MDF, and veneer, it’s offered at $399.99.


  • Crafted of acacia wood, metal, MDF and veneer


  • Width 63.5″
  • Depth 18″
  • Height 62.6″

Herschel Geometric Bookcase

metal industrial bookcase

For a true industrial vibe, this bookcase is made entirely of metal and has a great open and closed modular design at $216.69.


  • Metal frame and shelves


  • Width 32″
  • Depth 14″
  • Height 20.5”

Budget-Range Industrial Bookcases & Shelving Units

Baxton Studio Caribou Wood and Metal Bookcase

industrial rolling bookshelf

This bookcase offers an industrial feel with an iron metal frame, veneer wood top, and decorative metal wheels for $179.94.


  • Ash-veneer wood top
  • Iron metal frame
  • Decorative metal wheels


  • Width 40″
  • Depth 17.8″
  • Height 63.2″

DIY Industrial Wall Mount Iron Pipe Shelf

diy industrial gas pipe wall shelving

If you want to DIY an industrial shelving unit but are feeling overwhelmed, this option is a great way to meet in the middle. For $110 you receive all of the hardware, but you supply the planks – giving you a great way to personalize your look without worrying about measuring and cutting the iron pipes yourself.


  • 1″ diameter 100% iron
  • Hardware only; planks not included


  • Width Adjustable
  • Depth 12″
  • Height 52″

Homissue 5-Tier Bookcase

modern industrial bookcases in a contemporary living room

This bookcase is a simple, modern take on industrial bookcases with a steel frame and MDF shelves for $189.99.


  • MDF wood
  • Steel tube frame
  • Safety anti-tipping kit


  • Width 47.3″
  • Depth 12.7″
  • Height 70″