Reblogged from the Reading Room
Books are beautiful – even more so when displayed on a gorgeous and creative bookshelf! Check out the images below to see some of the weirdest, most creative, and most beautiful bookshelves we think you'll love. You might just find some inspiration for your own home library!
1. The Invisible Bookshelf
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With invisible bookshelves, your books will look like they’re hanging in mid-air. The best part? Invisible bookshelves are widely available at bookstores and lifestyle stores, so this is one hip bookshelf that is well within reach for the average reader. Get one here.
2. The Staircase Bookshelf
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You’ve probably seen a whole wall converted into a bookshelf before, but what about a staircase? This space-saving design makes us want to take the stairs more often.
3. The Upside-Down Bookshelf
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Are you confused about how these books are staying in place? So were we. This mind-bending twist on traditional bookshelves flips everything on its head. Bookshelves should be as creative as the books they hold! Learn how to make your own here.
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5. The Industrial Pipe Bookshelf
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6. The Chair Bookshelf
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The trip between the bookshelf and your favorite armchair is costing you valuable reading time. Some creative engineers in Shanghai have solved the problem with this “sunflower chair” prototype.
7. The Wall Bookmark
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This nifty bookshelf doubles as a bookmark, so you’ll never lose your place!
8. Up-Cycled Guitar Case Bookcase
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If you love both music and books, this up-cycled guitar case bookcase is for you! Created by French designer Elodie Flamant, it’s the perfect place to store books about music—or anything, really.
9. The Ladder Bookshelf
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Do you have an old ladder? If so, you have a bookshelf!
10. The Pallet Bookshelves
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One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Use this as inspiration during your next trip to the flea market!
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