Sleek, functional and versatile glass shelving designs for stylish homes



Whenever you want your home to look more spacious and open, you can try using some decorating tricks. For example, by having large mirrors in a room you create the impression of a larger space. Also, by having glass features and furniture, you maintain the sense of openness without compromising anything. Glass shelving is a very practical feature that you can use in any room of the house.

Modern bathroom featuring built-in glass shelving for storage and display

Glass shelving presents several advantages, especially in small homes. For example, they make the room feel less cluttered and allow it to seem open and airy. Also, suspended glass shelves can allow you to create interesting visual images. If you store your books on transparent glass shelves they will appear to be floating. And by displaying items on glass shelves you also allow them to stand out more and to be admired from every angle as opposed to solid shelves made from wood or metal that tend to steal the attention.

Contemporary living room with transparent glass shelves on a dark background

Eclectic basement featuring a large bar with glass shelving and comfortable barstools

Traditional bathroom featuring transparent glass shelves for an overall open and light décor

Contemporary open kitchen with long glass shelves that connect it to the living area

Stylish wine cellar featuring transparent glass shelves on a stone wall

Bright home office with glass shelving for an overall simple and open décor

Since they have no color most of the times, glass shelves are extremely versatile. Even though glass seems like a fragile material, it’s actually very strong and durable. As a result, there’s no reason why glass shelves couldn’t hold the things you want to store or display. It’s a wonderful alternative for wooden shelves or other materials. Let’s now take a look at a few interiors featuring glass shelving.

Picture sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.


Published by in Interiors, on December 5th, 2012

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