Do you need some Interior Design ideas about how to store and display all your books?  Here are some good ones.

 

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1.  What a clever use of the often unused space under a stairwell.  Bookcases only need to be 10-12 inches deep and most books will fit on a 9″ shelf. This is not only functional but also very attractive and the addition of a stool and lamp makes it an ideal place for a quick look up.

 

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2.  Floor to ceiling and wall to wall bookcases give plenty of space to store books and display artifacts as well.  This one is over the doorway too creating a framed opening into to the  dining room.

 

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3.  A simple modular boxed bookcase in an office add lots of needed book shelves.  Notice the back wall and ceiling are painted black for contrast and depth.

 

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4.  If your hallway is a little wider than minimum you can snag a foot from the side and greatly increase the amount of shelving available.  This hallway boasts two set of bookcases!

 

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5.  Wow – what an inviting family room with a whole wall of books and a ladder to reach the high ones.  Notice the books at the top of the wall also which serve to frame in the sectional so the whole room is cozy.

 

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6.  This modular stair step bookcase acts as a room divider too and is accessible from either side.

 

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7.  This clever room has a bookcase wrapping around the sofa, which serves double duty as a sofa table and end table.

No excuse now for not getting those books put away in a beautiful and accessible place!