olle lundberg is an architect, scraps salvager, ikea designer. he has 2 incredible homes, one being a salvaged car ferry boat in the san fransisco bay, and the other being a gorgeous "cabin" in northern california.
here's the apartment therapy article, and here's a longer NYtimes article on him. you absolutely have to look at all the photos of his 2 homes. you will be amazed.
here are some to get inspired.
and his ferry home: