Home Library Inspiration – Built-in Bookcases With Creative Designs

Not sure what to do with that spare room? Turn it into a home library. Whether or not you’re one of those people that like to read in their spare time or to collect books, you must have a few books or magazines you can display in a bookcase. And if you don’t like those traditional bookcase designs, you can opt for something more simple and modern such as a built-in bookcase. We found a few wonderful examples for you to take a look at.

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How about this beautifully-designed room with built-in bookshelves. They look like they’re carefully carved into the walls and the combination of white and dark gray is just wonderful. A great look for a modern or contemporary home.

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Don’t have an extra room to turn into a home library? Not to worry. You can still find a way to store and display your books creatively. For example, take a look at this beautiful staircases that doubles as a bookcase.

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If you have an extensive book collection then you’ll need more than a few compartments in a staircase. So how about this design? It’s a bookcase that covers an entire wall and has a gorgeous geometric design. Simple yet sophisticated.

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If you enjoy reading before going to sleep then you’ll want all your favorite books to be in the bedroom where you can easily browse through them. Don’t waste a full wall with a bulky bookcase. Instead, opt for a system of shelves that frame the window.

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I’m sure having a bookshelf in your home office would also be useful. We have the perfect design for you: a gorgeous vertical bookcase built into the wall. It’s a wonderful accent detail for the room.

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If you have a big hallway in your home then there’s no point in turning a room into a home library when you can use this space. You could have a fireplace, built-in bookcases on either side of the door and a comfy armchair or two.

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The dining room could also serve as a home library. It could be a transitional space and you could have a simple table, a few comfy chairs and some built-in bookshelves on the wall.

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Of course, there’s no designated place for bookshelves. They can become part of any room’s décor. For example, this is a beautiful living room with an eclectic décor and chic white bookshelves framing the fireplace. A very nice combination of colors and textures.

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Built-in bookshelves such as these ones are great because they occupy little space in the room and they can also be used for displaying collectibles and decorations or accessories. It’s a look you could choose for the bedroom, living room, home office and basically any other space.

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This contemporary home office looks very elegant and professional. The built-in bookshelves are beautifully lit and highlighted and they complement the white wall unit beautifully, especially considering all the other pieces.