Tag: bookshelves

because they are heavy and because they are my books…

Freshome has a droolworthy list of thirty creative bookshelf designs. Astute librarians may look at a few and say “but those are totally impractical!” and you’re right, they are. Bonus impractical: Instructable on building Tetris bookshelves.

bookshelf staircase

A nifty architectural mashup of stairs and bookshelves, made all the more excellent by the vague but noticable color-affinities of the books that are shelved. [thanks lydia]

The Decoration of Houses – book shelving chapter

IN the days when furniture was defined as “that which may be carried about,” the natural bookcase was a chest with a strong lock. These chests, packed with precious manuscripts, followed the prince or noble from one castle to another,…