Forget the old, boring and simple bookshelves your parents used to have and focus on more creative designs. It’s time to think out of the box and to find new ways to display your book collection. Get some inspiration from nature and opt for a tree bookshelf.
Aren’t you tired of seeing the same old, common-looking shelves everywhere you go? Your home deserves something special and a little more personalized. Talking from experience, I can tell you it’s not easy browsing through the millions of designs and ideas to get to the good ones. Lucky for you, we did the hard part. Now it’s up to you to pick your favorite.
The beat shelf.
Geometric design is very popular in modern and contemporary interiors and it comes in many forms. Geometric shelves are a simple and chic way of giving the room a more eccentric and sharp look. Of course, the designs vary and can be adapted to any style and space.
Here’s a casual design of a triangle-shaped shelving unit. A simple yet still eye-catching piece of furniture. The storage spaces feature a variety of shapes and sizes so there’s plenty of room for displaying collections, accessories and other things.
You might wonder how exactly you can have a library if you don’t have any books. Well, it’s very simple. All you need is the right type of wallpaper. With the right print and the right pattern, wallpaper can be used to create all sorts of illusions. In other words, you can create the impression of having walls filled with books without actually owning any. It’s an interesting idea that could be used in modern homes or in offices.
The wallpaper lets you create the vintage or the professional décor you want without wasting space with actual books. This is very useful, especially now when people prefer to read books on their laptops or tablets and to no longer use the hard copies that take lots of space and waste paper.
Bookcases don’t have to be shunned to the side of the wall with all your tattered books on display. They can become part of the décor in a big way, while looking after all your beloved novels. Here are some tips on how to be a bit more creative with your bookcases and reap décor bliss.
Decorate the Middle Wall.
The dividing wall between two rooms (or in a large room) is the perfect spot to create a bookshelf! It fills up the boring white wall while by adding a few décor touches in the form of books and/or other special family mementos you place on the shelf.
These days, interior design is all about flexibility and adaptability. We look for ingenious and smart designs that focus on functionality but we also keep an eye out for those that are eye-catching and innovative on a more aesthetical level. If we’re lucky, we find stuff like this.Chuck is a new shelving concept developed by German designer Natascha Harra-Frischkorn. The big innovation here is the flexibility of the shelves.
The unit is made from six 4 mm thick planks of wood. When they’re in their original state, the planks are just nicely lined up and form a pile. They are attached to a mechanism at their ends that allows them to change their position and shape freely. As a result, you can place books, decorations and all sorts of other objects on these shelves and they will change their shape to accommodate them.
I don’t know about you but I’m always having trouble keeping the bookshelves clean and organized. Let’s say I spend an entire day organizing the books and making sure everything is perfectly organized. At some point they will all look messy again. This usually happens when you take a book but you don’t put back where it was. You either can’t remember where it was or it just seems easier to put it horizontally instead or vertically. This is how everything gets messy.
But there are things you can do to prevent that. They are simple things that you can do and that will help you keep your bookshelves tidy and organized. Let’s now explore some of these tips.