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Bookshelves are a necessity in almost every home, but they come in a variety of designs: floating, wall or built-in.The Bookshelves section is a must-read. It’s where you’ll find a variety of Bookshelves designs, styles, finishes and colors, all highlighting the best in our selection of inspiration.

Nursery Bookshelf Ideas With Cute And Playful Designs

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on September 30, 2021

Nursery Bookshelf Ideas With Cute And Playful Designs

Right now you’re probably what’s so special about a nursery bookshelf anyway. Although at its core it’s still just a simple, regular shelf, there are a few small details and characteristics which may or may not interfere with that. For example, a nursery bookshelf tends to be smaller than other types of shelves or to...

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Eye-Catching Bookshelf Decor Ideas To Display Your Reading Collection

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on September 29, 2021

Eye-Catching Bookshelf Decor Ideas To Display Your Reading Collection

Whether you use them to store and organize books, for display or as space fillers, bookshelves are very versatile and provide lots of unique and interesting opportunities for designing and decorating the space around them in cool ways. With that in mind, let’s check out a few inspiring ways for decorating with bookshelves or the...

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25 Most Creative and Unique Bookshelves

Posted in Bookshelves | by Stefan Gheorghe, on August 6, 2021

25 Most Creative and Unique Bookshelves

Bookshelves are one of the most common pieces of furniture that you can find in almost any home around the world for the simple reason that a lot of people like to read. Whether you own a collection of classic novels or volumes of work-related reference books, it makes perfect sense to get yourself a...

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Brilliant Styling Ideas For Modern Bookshelves

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on August 5, 2021

Brilliant Styling Ideas For Modern Bookshelves

The versatility of bookshelves goes beyond the multitude of different styles and types that you get to choose from. Modern bookshelves, in particular, are great at blending looks and functionality in the sense that they not only turn the books and other items that they hold into decorations but the shelves and the units themselves...

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A Trip Down Memory Lane Inspired By Old-Fashioned Bookcases

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on July 28, 2021

A Trip Down Memory Lane Inspired By Old-Fashioned Bookcases

We’re all familiar with those old-fashioned bookcases with ornate wooden frames and glass doors or those with lots of open shelves. They used to be popular for a long while and they still are if what you want for your home is either an eclectic or a retro look. As it turns out, these bookcases...

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10 Wayfair Bookshelf Ideas to Organize Your Dream Home Library

Posted in Bookshelves | by Candace Osmond, on May 21, 2021

10 Wayfair Bookshelf Ideas to Organize Your Dream Home Library

Most of the time, when someone wants to purchase some random product online, the first website they turn to is Amazon. That’s perfectly understandable, especially since Amazon is the number one online retailer in the world because of its impressive product pool. However, there are other good websites that you can turn to when you’re...

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Stylish Bookcase with Doors To Fit Any Budget Or Space

Posted in Bookshelves | by Candace Osmond, on March 9, 2021

Stylish Bookcase with Doors To Fit Any Budget Or Space

A bookcase is a great means for showcasing valued literature, but also for displaying family photos, vacation souvenirs, arts and crafts, or whatever it is that you’d like to store away on its shelves. A bookcase with doors will help protect the contents because it keeps dust away, and you get to choose whether you...

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Modern Wall Bookshelves With Intricate And Unexpected Design Features

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on February 8, 2021

Modern Wall Bookshelves With Intricate And Unexpected Design Features

Wall shelves or shelving units are great when you want to fill up a space in your living room or when you need just a little bit of extra storage space somewhere in your home. They’re versatile and they can really stand out and look eye-catching if you want them to. Wall bookshelves come in...

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Tree Bookshelves That Creatively Display Collections In Style

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on March 31, 2020

Tree Bookshelves That Creatively Display Collections In Style

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. This tree bookshelf designs has already become a...

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Charming Ways To Integrate Bookshelves Into any Space

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on October 14, 2019

Charming Ways To Integrate Bookshelves Into any Space

Wall bookshelves are a lot more versatile than you’d think. It’s not just books that they can hold but also a variety of other things, depending on the type of space they’re in as well as any specific storage needs and preferences. There are also lots of cool and interesting designs to consider besides the...

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10 Bookshelf Ideas With Lots Of Flair And Character

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on July 18, 2019

10 Bookshelf Ideas With Lots Of Flair And Character

Bookshelves may not seem like the type of exciting furniture pieces but don’t let their usual lack of complexity fool you. You can customize them in all sorts of cool and ingenious ways and you can even give them a whole new identity. Originality and creativity come with the job when you’re a DIYer and...

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10 Architectural Bookcases That Go Beyond All Expectations

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on April 4, 2019

10 Architectural Bookcases That Go Beyond All Expectations

For some, a staircase is more than just a physical link between floors and that makes sense since usually, an internal staircase is a very important design element. As a result, there are a lot of cool stairs to be inspired by and a lot of ingenious design ideas that could absolutely change your life....

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50 Shelving Ideas For Every Space, Decor And Style

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on May 22, 2018

50 Shelving Ideas For Every Space, Decor And Style

Shelves, whatever their type or design may be, are universally practical and user-friendly, as demonstrated by their versatility. There is absolutely no room in a home which couldn’t benefit from open shelves. The shelves in a living can be used for the storage of books or the display of decorations, in the dining room a...

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Inspiring Bookcase Plans That Let You Take Matters Into Your Own Hands

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on January 8, 2018

Inspiring Bookcase Plans That Let You Take Matters Into Your Own Hands

Can’t find a decent bookcase that suits your style or that fits in your price range? Then just build your own. It’s not as complicated or as difficult as you think and with some well-made bookcase plans you can definitely be successful. There are plenty of options to choose from, whether you’re looking to build...

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Stand-Out Bookshelves With Cool Geometries

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on November 15, 2017

Stand-Out Bookshelves With Cool Geometries

What you display on a bookshelf is as important as the shelf itself. We sometimes choose to ignore that and we furnish our homes and offices with the same plain and boring bookshelves that everyone else has without stoping to consider other options. If you’d like to see some alternatives, we’re ready to show you...

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How To Make Books Look Natural On Shelves – Solving The Challenge

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on October 10, 2017

How To Make Books Look Natural On Shelves – Solving The Challenge

When you’re a book lover with a large collection of reading material, it makes sense to want to give it the attention it deserves and to make it a part of your home decor. Even so, figuring out a way to do so is often a challenge. A lot of times we can’t find the...

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Cool Bookshelves of All Kinds Enhance Home Decor

Posted in Bookshelves | by Vera Dordick, on August 22, 2017

Cool Bookshelves of All Kinds Enhance Home Decor

Bookshelves are a necessity in almost every home, but they don’t have to be basic or boring. The designs available today are varied and cool, and bookshelves come in all decor styles to fit your personality and home. Choices includes small units to hold selected volumes and decor accessories to large, full-wall style for bibliophiles...

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Home Library Bookcase Ideas – So You Can Surround Yourself With Stories

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on May 18, 2017

Home Library Bookcase Ideas – So You Can Surround Yourself With Stories

A home library is not exactly a common feature but let’s not take things so literally. Don’t necessarily think of the home library as a separate room dedicated entirely to books and reading. This can simply be a corner in one of the rooms, furnished with a wall-mounted bookcase and a comfortable armchair. In a...

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Modern Bookshelves That Make Storage Fun And Easy

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on August 25, 2016

Modern Bookshelves That Make Storage Fun And Easy

Of all the things you need to take care of when renovating or decorating a home, bookshelves appear to be the type that doesn’t require much attention. After all, how hard can it be to pick a design for a couple of shelves? If you’re really picky then things can get quite complicated. To make...

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Stylish Shelving Units Help Improve Your Home Decor

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on June 15, 2016

Stylish Shelving Units Help Improve Your Home Decor

Shelving units are becoming increasingly popular and the simplicity and minimalism of modern and contemporary interior designs are starting to make us aware of the importance and usefulness of such elements. They allow the space to look and feel open while offering the much-needed storage space for things like books, collectibles and other objects. Unlike...

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These 20 Built-In Shelves Will Revitalize Alot of Space Around the House

Posted in Bookshelves | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on February 22, 2016

These 20 Built-In Shelves Will Revitalize Alot of Space Around the House

There are so many ways built-in shelving units will come in handy. Bathrooms are more organized, living rooms are less cluttered and bedrooms are even more luxurious. If you’re lucky enough to get to renovate or snag a space with these additions, embrace every part of them! These 20 built-in shelves will revitalize a lot...

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Putting A Creative Spin On The Classical Bookcase Concept

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on February 15, 2016

Putting A Creative Spin On The Classical Bookcase Concept

For years the only acceptable way to store our books was in a classical box-like unit known simply as a bookcase. Sure, there were a few exceptions but this didn’t change the situation very much. With time, things changed. We sought out new ways to store and display our books and we came up with...

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How To Select And Decorate With An Industrial Bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on November 5, 2015

How To Select And Decorate With An Industrial Bookcase

An industrial bookcase is definitely not a standard piece of furniture but it’s one of those pieces that sometimes fall right in place. Don’t be fooled by the style. Such a bookcase isn’t only for industrial interior designs. It can also look perfect in a contemporary or rustic décor. You just have to picture it....

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Modern Home Library Designs That Know How To Stand Out

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on August 21, 2015

Modern Home Library Designs That Know How To Stand Out

When designing a home library a few things need to be taken into consideration. The location is one of them. The library can be a separate room or it can be a portion of a larger floor plan that also includes the living room for example. Then there’s the layout which can take many forms....

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Leaning Bookshelf Design Possibilities – Casual With A Hint Of Originality

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on June 1, 2015

Leaning Bookshelf Design Possibilities – Casual With A Hint Of Originality

Open shelves and bookcases are extremely versatile, offering valuable storage wherever it’s needed most. Their designs are variate and the leaning bookshelves are just one example. They charm us with their casual elegance and they offer us a multitude of storage possibilities. Depending on the function of the room, the style and the way the...

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The Classic Cadovius Butterfly Shelf Makes A Comeback In 2015

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on May 12, 2015

The Classic Cadovius Butterfly Shelf Makes A Comeback In 2015

The year 2015 has brought good news for the many admirers of designer Poul Cadovius. His classic Butterfly Shelf® was brought back to life this year by dk3. The shelf was launched in April in Milan and will be available from August the same year. The Cadovius Butterfly Shelf® has a very simple and very...

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Decorating With Tall And Narrow Bookcases

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on May 4, 2015

Decorating With Tall And Narrow Bookcases

Although its shape may seem peculiar and not very versatile, a tall and narrow bookcase can be an ideal choice in a variety of different cases and for a lot of different design scenarios. You just don’t know all of them yet. The following examples illustrate the versatility of these pieces of furniture and the...

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Clever Furniture Combinations: Bookcase Headboards

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on February 17, 2015

Clever Furniture Combinations: Bookcase Headboards

The desire to increase functionality, to save space or to gain character has led designers to create all sorts of interesting and unexpected combinations. For example, we’ve seen loft beds that had desks underneath and staircases that also served as shelving units, storage units or desks. Now it’s time to take a look at another innovative...

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Step Up Your Book Storage With The Sapien Bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on December 10, 2014

Step Up Your Book Storage With The Sapien Bookcase

At one point, the only place where you’ll be able to find hard copy books will be in museums and collectors’ homes but there’s still a long way to go until then. In the meantimes, we continue to struggle to find efficient ways of storing all these precious books. There are a few really practical...

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Clever Ways In Which A Corner Bookshelf Can Fill In The Blanks In Your Design

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on October 6, 2014

Clever Ways In Which A Corner Bookshelf Can Fill In The Blanks In Your Design

A corner you can use for storage or for displaying collections is better than an empty corner. The transformation is easy when you’re using a corner bookshelf. They can take a variety of shapes, sizes and designs, depending on the look and style you prefer. Here are a few examples and how corner shelves can be...

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Modern Shelves With A Fun Twist – 10 Ingenious Designs

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on July 17, 2014

Modern Shelves With A Fun Twist – 10 Ingenious Designs

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....

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Geometric Shelves – Simple Yet Eccentric and Great For Every Room

Posted in Bookshelves | by Stefan Gheorghe, on June 12, 2014

Geometric Shelves – Simple Yet Eccentric and Great For Every Room

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...

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Use Books as Art with These Bookcase Décor Ideas

Posted in Bookshelves | by Stefan Gheorghe, on July 8, 2013

Use Books as Art with These Bookcase Décor Ideas

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...

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Tips For Keeping A Bookshelf Organized

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on April 11, 2013

Tips For Keeping A Bookshelf Organized

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...

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20 Unusual Books Storage Ideas For Book Lovers

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on March 25, 2013

20 Unusual Books Storage Ideas For Book Lovers

Lots of people like to read. They find this a very relaxing activity that allows them to get rid of the stress and to disappear into a fantastic world along with the characters of the book. It’s great to be able to do that but before you get to enjoy reading you also have to...

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The Bookworm Bookcase, An Unconventional Alternative For Reading Nooks

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on March 3, 2013

The Bookworm Bookcase, An Unconventional Alternative For Reading Nooks

Every once in a while, everyone likes to take some time to read a few pages from a good book or to simply read a magazine. The times when the library was an important part of any home are long gone. Nowadays we take a more practical and space-saving approach and we have replaced it...

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5 Ways to Customize Your Mass-Produced Bookshelf

Posted in Bookshelves | by Brittney Smart, on January 24, 2013

5 Ways to Customize Your Mass-Produced Bookshelf

Mass-produced bookshelves. We’ve all got them, don’t we? (If your answer is “no,” I applaud you…and then turn to the rest of the world whose answer is the opposite.) There’s nothing wrong with a standard bookshelf per se – it holds books and treasures, makes things easily accessible, provides structure and storage. Those are all...

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Creative Tips For Organizing Your Cluttered Bookshelves

Posted in Bookshelves | by Ronique Gibson, on January 14, 2013

Creative Tips For Organizing Your Cluttered Bookshelves

You may not have known this but there comes a time, in every cluttered bookshelf, when it a cluttered bookshelf could use some well-needed organization. This brings about the question of what to keep, what to throw away and how to go about it all. Are there books you no longer need or not interested...

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Uncommon (but Fantastic) Shelves

Posted in Bookshelves | by Brittney Smart, on December 14, 2012

Uncommon (but Fantastic) Shelves

The person who can eke out storage space in his/her home is a happy person…because where there is storage, there is order. Shelves are a perfect way to do this, and there are many places (some of them unexpected) in homes where shelves work miracles. This is especially true when shelves can be created to...

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Simple, functional and space-saving floating wall shelving ideas

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on October 30, 2012

Simple, functional and space-saving floating wall shelving ideas

All the rooms, regardless of their function, size and décor, need space for storage. But finding a solution that allows you to maintain a simple and airy décor, to efficiently store and display everything you need and to save space at the same time is not as easy as it might seem. But there is...

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Minimalist concrete shelf

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on September 7, 2012

Minimalist concrete shelf

Floating shelves are an element typical to contemporary designs and interior. They have that detail that allows them to impress but they also manage to maintain a very simple and minimalist look. This particular shelf is even more surprising. It’s a concrete shelf. Concrete is not a material very popular in this particular area of...

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Chic 5-level diamond corner shelf

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on September 5, 2012

Chic 5-level diamond corner shelf

The space in the corners is often space that remains unused. It’s not very practical, especially in the case of small homes. It’s for situations such as these ones that corner shelves have been designed. They allow us to use the space in the corners and to turn it into practical storage places. It might...

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10 creative wall shelf design ideas

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on August 29, 2012

10 creative wall shelf design ideas

Wall shelves are simple and ingenious storage solutions for things like books, decorations, personal collections and other small objects. They are particularly practical because they can be placed anywhere there is a little free space and this includes areas with no free floor space. Another interesting thing about them is that they come in all...

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The minimalist Shift bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on August 11, 2012

The minimalist Shift bookcase

Minimalist and versatile, the Shift bookcase is one of those pieces of furniture that would look beautiful in any kind of interior, regardless of the décor. It has a unique charm and a sophisticated look that allow it to complement any living room. Its name refers to the fact that, because of its design, it...

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The Drawbridge Shelf – a very useful object for your home

Posted in Bookshelves | by Alexandra Sandru, on August 8, 2012

The Drawbridge Shelf – a very useful object for your home

All my childhood I’ve been inspired by my mother’s way to find place for all the things of our crowded house. She used to make shelves all around the place to place her books or her flowers. When I saw this object it reminded me of her.  The Drawbridge Shelf is not only a very...

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Sapporo Shelving with Cable Management

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on August 5, 2012

Sapporo Shelving with Cable Management

I like technology and usually my electronic appliances are located in the living room. But I try to combine them with books and shelves so as to get an interesting design. So i integrate the TV set, DVD player and the other gadgets in and among the bookshelves. I surround them with books and accessories...

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Rotating bookcase wall made from recycled materials

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on June 21, 2012

Rotating bookcase wall made from recycled materials

You’re probably familiar with rotating walls. They are usually seen in movies, where they hide secret doors behind them. A classical image is that of a bookcase that rotates and reveals a secret passage. It’s a somewhat futuristic image but it’s actually based on a very simple system. You can have a rotating bookcase in...

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Modular Brickbox Design Shelving System

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on June 11, 2012

Modular Brickbox Design Shelving System

Modular furniture is very practical and functional. It allows you to be creative and to make your own design but also to have a flexible item that can serve multiple purposes and situations. Brickbox offers you all that and more. This is a very ingenious storage unit composed of several separate boxes or compartments. Each...

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The Helix magazine rack

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on May 28, 2012

The Helix magazine rack

We all have magazines and books lying around in the house. We move them from place to place in an effort to keep our home clean and organized. But there’s also a way of doing that with style. The Helix magazine rack is the perfect piece for this purpose. Helix is a very modern piece...

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Top 33 Creative Bookshelves Designs

Posted in Bookshelves | by Stefan Gheorghe, on May 21, 2012

Top 33 Creative Bookshelves Designs

Here I come again with a post about creative bookshelves. The idea came into my mind when I was surfing on the internet and saw a huge amount of unusual bookshelves, some made by well-known designers and some made by simple people who had an idea and put it into practice. In the next few...

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A bookshelf that holds your books upright

Posted in Bookshelves | by Ionut Ciofu, on May 14, 2012

A bookshelf that holds your books upright

Books and shelves worked hand in hand since ever. Big, small, new, old, all your your books need a place for their own. Those who have a lot of books and need them organized will know what I am talking about in the next few lines. I have a problem and I know I’m not...

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Simple Wall-Mounted Bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on May 4, 2012

Simple Wall-Mounted Bookcase

I like personalized things. And i also believe that you should make all the furniture for your house directly on order. I have had a few unhappy experiences with read-made furniture that did not fit my house or looked horrible with the things around or they simply could not enter the door. That is why...

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Another kind of modern bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on May 3, 2012

Another kind of modern bookcase

Even though we still have that traditional standard design in mind when we think of a bookcase, the reality is that there are many unconventional designs that have nothing in common with that shape. The SSB-1 bookcase is one such piece of furniture. The bookcase features a very simple and small design. It doesn’t have...

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The funny and friendly Box wall cabinet for kids

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on April 23, 2012

The funny and friendly Box wall cabinet for kids

When it comes to children’s furniture, there are, of course, lots of different designs and child-friendly pieces of furniture. Still, those which also have a funny shape seem to be more successful. It’s understandable. The first impression is always very important and the impact these pieces have on the kids the first time they see...

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5 Unique Ways to Store Books in Your Home

Posted in Bookshelves | by Grace Lynne Fleming, on April 11, 2012

5 Unique Ways to Store Books in Your Home

Whether you’re an avid reader or not, books are some of the most versatile of home decor. They can be conversational pieces, add some homey essence to a bare corner or even bring in some vintage flavor to a more modern space. It’s easy to use a bookshelf to store and stack you’re huge collection...

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Gilt Metal Faux Bamboo Etagere

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on April 10, 2012

Gilt Metal Faux Bamboo Etagere

There is never enough storing space for different items in a house, especially if there are more than two people living there. That is why you need to be creative and try to find new and innovative ways and items that can help you store everything you need, from books to clothes, from collectibles to...

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Austin Floating Shelves

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on April 4, 2012

Austin Floating Shelves

I like shelves very much because they are perfect for small apartments like mine. They help you organize and store things without taking floor space which is great. You simple mount them on the walls and display whatever you want to or need to like bookds, toys in the kids room, vases of flowers, ornament,...

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Limited-edition metal chest

Posted in Bookshelves | by Monica Stavar, on April 3, 2012

Limited-edition metal chest

The ‘Rockwell metal chest of drawers’ is a beautiful classic furniture, where you can deposit a large amount of stuff. You can categorize your stuff, that you use in the ‘metal chest of drawers’, by genre (files, disks, CD, vinyl, books, etc.). For cleaning the drawers you will use a soft, dry cloth so that...

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Green Glass Bookends

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on March 29, 2012

Green Glass Bookends

In my job I need to work with many books and I can’t keep them all at home, so I have to store them some place at the office. And since I share it with three other people I can only use a shelf for them. However, this shelf has no ends and my books...

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Beautiful Vintage Suitcase Shelves

Posted in Bookshelves | by Monica Stavar, on March 20, 2012

Beautiful Vintage Suitcase Shelves

Ki Nassauer is the editor-in-chief of Fleamarket Style magazine, and a man who has good brain skills, because he put into practice something that looks like a genius interior design. This man is a practical one, who sees a double use for each object. On one hand, suitcases were famous by the end of the...

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Modular Shelf from West Elm

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on March 15, 2012

Modular Shelf from West Elm

Ever since my little girl was born and after that learned how to walk I had to place all the things on higher shelves because she was very curious and wanted to grab everything. In time this turned into a habit, into something that I like and I discovered I actually loved arranging all kinds...

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The Jaguar bookshelf

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on March 14, 2012

The Jaguar bookshelf

The Jaguar is no longer just an impressive car but also a beautiful bookshelf. This is the Jag bookshelf, an new interpretation of the standard wall unit we usually include in our homes. This time it’s more than just a piece of furniture. It’s a car parked against the wall. The Jag bookshelf was designed...

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The modern Chiave di volta sectional bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on March 1, 2012

The modern Chiave di volta sectional bookcase

Bookcases are very functional pieces of furniture and they can successfully be used in both private homes and work spaces. The Chiave di volta bookcase is even more practical since it can also be used as a room divider. The bookcase features a minimalist design. It has a very simple frame with four elegantly curved...

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Mayline Aberdeen Bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on January 15, 2012

Mayline Aberdeen Bookcase

Whether you are at home or at the office you need a lot of things and a lot of space to store these things. Cabinets are an option but sometimes you just need some smaller pieces of furniture that can help you organize things and take some smaller space at the same time. For example...

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Vintage French Shelving

Posted in Bookshelves | by Ionut Ciofu, on January 14, 2012

Vintage French Shelving

More and more interior designs incorporate antique and vintage pieces for a special effect. There is a difference between these two and choosing the right element to tell a  certain story or  to transmit a certain message is not an easy task. This item we have here is a reproduction of a mid- 1940s Eastern...

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The practical Klaffi shelf

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on December 20, 2011

The practical Klaffi shelf

Small places are usually problematic because there’s not much room for storage units. You have to be creative and find a way to include everything you need and still have an airy and décor with plenty of space to move around. In such cases the Klaffi shelf would be perfect. This is a very practical...

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The Coaster Bookcases Casual Corner Shelf

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on December 13, 2011

The Coaster Bookcases Casual Corner Shelf

This interesting piece of furniture comes from a much larger collection featuring all sorts of solutions for storage and display. This is only one of the several bookcase models. It’s a very functional and practical piece of furniture that, thanks to its design, can be placed in any corner of your home. This way it...

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The Lovely Rita shelf by Ron Arad

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on December 12, 2011

The Lovely Rita shelf by Ron Arad

This is Lovely Rita. It’s a very beautiful and very unusual piece of furniture. It’s actually a shelf. It has an unusual name, especially for a piece of furniture. Nevertheless, it suits it well. The Lovely Rita shelf was designed by Ron Arad back in 1996. It’s a surprisingly modern design considering the year of...

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Space-saving revolving bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on September 8, 2011

Space-saving revolving bookcase

I’ve always liked those revolving structures that you usually see in the stores. They’re usually filled with birthday cards or sunglasses but they can be used to store all sorts of things. The principle is very simple and it can be adapted to create different designs, like for example a bookcase. This revolving bookcase is...

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Wonderful Piano Shelf by Sebastian Errazuriz

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Strachinaru, on August 27, 2011

Wonderful Piano Shelf by Sebastian Errazuriz

Piano is a sensitive musical instrument. When I was little I wanted to learn to play piano. After some years I have discovered the beautiful songs of Richard Clayderman who also played piano. The sounds that a piano makes you feel like you have wings and you can touch the sky. For those who love...

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Sapien Bookcase by Bruno Rainaldi

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on July 29, 2011

Sapien Bookcase by Bruno Rainaldi

I remember the days when I was a college girl and I had to share my bedroom with three other girls my age. And I also remember our biggest problem was the lack of space as we never had enough space to store all the things we needed. So we came up with some very...

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Pac Man bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on July 22, 2011

Pac Man bookcase

It’s always fun to remember how you used to play games that are either outdated or no longer exist. It’s the nostalgia that makes them so special. A lot of old items, games and shows seem more attractive with time, either because they are no longer available and this only makes you desire them more,...

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Expensive Luxurious Home Library

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on July 11, 2011

Expensive Luxurious Home Library

If you like to read but you don’t necessarily like the standard bookcases,, maybe this unusual creation will seem more appealing to you. It’s an unconventional design for a bookcase. It’s actually more than that. It’s a comfortable space where you can go to read. It will be just you and your favorite books. This...

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Equilibrium bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on June 29, 2011

Equilibrium bookcase

A lot of times, modern means something that doesn’t obey the rules, something that defies standards, something new. Sure enough, when you look at this bookcase you can immediately see that there are some rules that have been disregarded. For instance, this bookcase seems to defy gravity. It appears to be just about to fall...

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Spine wall shelf for narrow spaces

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on May 30, 2011

Spine wall shelf for narrow spaces

Shelves are great in any home because they allow you to place them anywhere you want and, because they are mounted on the wall, you can save a lot of space by placing them above other pieces of furniture. There are the well-known shelving designs that occupy almost an entire wall, which are great, but...

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Tahoe Noir coffee and end table collection

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on May 16, 2011

Tahoe Noir coffee and end table collection

Coffee tables are not mainly practical or functional furniture pieces. They are usually decorative, especially in the case of the coffee table. It’s a piece that is usually placed in the middle of the house. It’s a nice piece that usually comes in handy in the morning, when people usually have coffee, or when guests...

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Librespiral bookcase by Gerardo Mari

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on May 14, 2011

Librespiral bookcase by Gerardo Mari

Designer Gerardo Mari has created this unusual freestanding collection for Danese Milano. It’s a collection composed of two freestanding bookcase designs. One of them is taller and not movable while the other one is equipped with wheels. The main idea behind this project was to create a bookcase that allows the user to have access...

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Doll house bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on April 20, 2011

Doll house bookcase

A very ingenious idea coming from Harry Allen. He designed a modular bookcase that ended up looking like a doll house. It’s not an opportunity that you have every day: to have a house inside your house. It’s true, it’s just a doll house, but still a house. The design will remind you of your...

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Fun Ways To Decorate And Organize Your Home With Cubes

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on April 6, 2011

Fun Ways To Decorate And Organize Your Home With Cubes

Cube furniture or cubbies are excellent for organizing things. They help keep the place clean and they’re very practical. You can find cube furniture in a lot of forms such as wall units, bookcases, individual shelves or modular compositions. Each has its own special charm and can suit a space just right. There are also...

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Domino Bookshelves

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on March 27, 2011

Domino Bookshelves

If you want a modern living room and also need to use some shelves, but some special ones, not just any kind of ordinary shelves, you should consider getting the Domino bookshelves from Porada. This fine Italian furniture manufacturer offers a wide variety of original and beautiful products. These bookshelves are made of glass, but...

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Cool Bookcase Designs That Deserve To Be Centerpieces In Your Home

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Strachinaru, on March 25, 2011

Cool Bookcase Designs That Deserve To Be Centerpieces In Your Home

A bookcase is not exactly the statement piece you want for your living room, library or any other space. But that’s only true if you opt for one of the standard designs which doesn’t really stand out in any special way. If you choose something a bit more unique such as one of the cool...

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TEEbooks, the anti – bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on March 23, 2011

TEEbooks, the anti – bookcase

If you love books but you don’t like bookcases, your problem just got solved thanks to the designer Mauro Canfori. He created a very interesting shelving system that can be used in a number of different shapes. This way you can create any form you want, simple or complicated. You can design your own shape...

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Feline-Friendly Modular Bookcase

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Ganea, on March 14, 2011

Feline-Friendly Modular Bookcase

Cats- maybe the most graceful and sensual companions of all. Of course, not everybody likes cats. There are cat persons and dog persons, probably also other types of persons, the terminology just doesn’t keep up with the dynamism of the world. If you’re a cat lover you’re going to love this piece of furniture. It’s...

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Multifunctional LED Modular Bookcases

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Strachinaru, on February 22, 2011

Multifunctional LED Modular Bookcases

A modern room can get a more sophisticated air if you add a special bookcase.These are not some usual bookcases; they are some LED modular bookcases which have many interesting features. For example they are weather proof and never get hot.They can even be multifunctional. They are made of impermeable polyethylene, a material which allows...

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String Pocket Shelves

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on February 4, 2011

String Pocket Shelves

Nothing is worse than buying furniture that looks great in the furniture shop and when you get home with it you realize that it does not fit your room right or it is the wrong size or maybe it does not match the other things in the house. It’s horrible and it generates zillions of...

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Babila Glass Shelves by Luca Casini

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on February 2, 2011

Babila Glass Shelves by Luca Casini

Bookshelves are very useful when you want to place some things – books, vases, little decorations , within reach and also well stored there, on the shelves. Usually these shelves are made of wood, but sometimes people get imaginative and use other materials, too. For example the designer Luca Casini thought of using glass for...

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Expedit Shelf from Ikea

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on January 23, 2011

Expedit Shelf from Ikea

If you have a perfect dress, but you do not accessorize it with anything, it won’t be noticed as easily. But if you add a nice necklace, a glamorous purse or some spectacular shoes the result will be guaranteed. The same way if you have the perfect furniture arrangement in a room without having anything...

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Modern Retro Furniture Design

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Strachinaru, on January 17, 2011

Modern Retro Furniture Design

When you have no ideas for your room décor and you would like to make use of it too, the UntoThisLast company has some ideas for you. They present you some types of shelves. These types of shelves combine the modern forms and the classic style and are an example of modern retro furniture.These shelves...

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The Wintertree Bookshelf

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Strachinaru, on January 12, 2011

The Wintertree Bookshelf

Although they do not hide presents, wets or are decorated with globes and other shinny ornaments, these wintertree bookshelves still keep the idea of Christmas tree. They remind us of the beautiful season of presents, wishes and hopes. It is a moment when we gather with everybody that we love around the Christmas tree, which...

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5 Playful Shelving Units With Wavy Designs

Posted in Bookshelves | by Simona Strachinaru, on January 11, 2011

5 Playful Shelving Units With Wavy Designs

Wavy is the new linear when it comes to bookcases. This is one of the new trends in the world of modern furniture design and there are quite a few bookcases that feature this playful design characteristic. we’ll have a look at five of them to see how they’d cope with a modern home décor....

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Black and White Matrix Storage Cube Collection

Posted in Bookshelves | by Stefan Gheorghe, on November 16, 2010

Black and White Matrix Storage Cube Collection

Matrix Storage Cube Collection is attractive, stylish and contemporary furniture for modern homes.A cube storage makes a convenient place for books, pictures, and collectibles to be displayed in.The Matrix Cubes can be arranged in any way to create a stylish, modern shelving unit or room divider. That is because these cubes are modular, coming separately...

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Yin and yang bookshelf

Posted in Bookshelves | by Loredana Sava, on November 13, 2010

Yin and yang bookshelf

A hose has many things inside, a lot of the things that are used for depositing other things being furniture pieces. One of them that is now almost obsolete is the bookcase. That happened because people no longer buy books and store them in their homes. As there is such a great variety of books...

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Alphabetic Bookshelf

Posted in Bookshelves | by Stefan Gheorghe, on November 10, 2010

Alphabetic Bookshelf

Designed by Kayiwa, the AAKKOSET is a beautiful storage system and a library with alphabet letters and typographical errors.It can be used for books, CDs and magazines.It is available in black, blue, red, white etc.. It is useful in more ways than you might think at first sight. Indeed, its primary purpose is to store...

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Designs That Make Glass Bookcases Fashionable Again

Posted in Bookshelves | by Stefan Gheorghe, on May 16, 2010

Designs That Make Glass Bookcases Fashionable Again

There was a time when glass bookcases and display cabinets were the latest trend. They then became outdated and everyone wanted to distance themselves from the concept, switching to more solid and simple designs. A lot of modern designs, however, are trying to resurface the glass bookcase, making it a fashionable piece of furniture once...

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Bookshelves inspired from nature

Posted in Bookshelves | by Stefan Gheorghe, on February 27, 2010

Bookshelves inspired from nature

Truly innovative designs available in bookshelves are plenty with the scope for further designs yet to come. AL 28.98 have brought a truly innovative bookshelves which is really mind blowing as this bookshelf give your home a real sophisticated touch. This design is greatly inspired from nature itself and it has other function like using...

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Modular Bookcases With Geometric And Sculptural Designs

Posted in Bookshelves | by Stefan Gheorghe, on December 11, 2008

Modular Bookcases With Geometric And Sculptural Designs

Modularity is one of the key features of a lot of modern bookcases and most of them combine it with a geometric design, the result being a highly customizable piece of furniture which can take a variety of forms and serve a variety of purposes. This combination of features is both practical and stylish and...

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