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Beautiful Bookcase Inspirations

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Books do furnish a room. But books alone won't do the job. We need a bookcase and our choice can express our personality just as much as the books themselves. Here are a few beautiful bookcases and bookshelves to inspire all the bibliophiles out there.

Enjoy the classics.

Country House in Tenterden Bandon Interior Design Classic style study/office

Enjoy the classics.

Some things never go out of style. Sip brandy while admiring this timeless bookcase.

Some things never go out of style. Sip brandy while admiring this timeless bookcase.

Contemporary prose.

homify Minimalist living room

Contemporary prose.

Books aren't just for fuddies-duddies. 

Books aren't just for fuddies-duddies. 

The old and the new.

A2 house vps architetti Modern study/office

The old and the new.

Gorgeous, old beams are given centre stage by these modern, minimalist bookshelves.

Gorgeous, old beams are given centre stage by these modern, minimalist bookshelves.

Light up my life.

Nichenn 'the luminous bookshelf' Cheb Fusion

Light up my life.

Funky bookshelf and light feature all in one? Yes, please.

Funky bookshelf and light feature all in one? Yes, please.

Higgledy-piggledy.

SJ Bookcase Large & Midi We Do Wood Living roomShelves

Higgledy-piggledy.

It's not always about straight lines. 

It's not always about straight lines. 

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

homify Living roomStorage

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

Save the environment and have super cool, slightly boho bookshelves. Double win.

Save the environment and have super cool, slightly boho bookshelves. Double win.

Use every corner.

Shelving, desk & ceiling slats Martin Greshoff Furniture Living roomShelves

Use every corner.

Literally. 

Literally. 

No limits.

Landing bookcases Giles Jollands Architect Classic style corridor, hallway and stairs

No limits.

Books often live in the study but don't have to be confined to one room.

Books often live in the study but don't have to be confined to one room.

Personalise.

Bartram Bookcase Worsley Woodworking Multimedia roomFurniture

Personalise.

Put a personal stamp on simple bookshelves with a coat of paint.

Put a personal stamp on simple bookshelves with a coat of paint.

Zig-zag.

The QUAD woodworks Study/officeCupboards & shelving

Zig-zag.

Because right-angles are old hat.

Because right-angles are old hat.

Room to grow.

REK bookcase Stilst Living roomCupboards & sideboards

Room to grow.

These interlocking shelves pull out to give more space as it's needed.

These interlocking shelves pull out to give more space as it's needed.

Be flexible.

SINGLES Bookcase CASAMANIA HORM FACTORY OUTLET Living roomShelves

Be flexible.

Simple, stylish but, most importantly, functional. These bookcases can stand at a variety of angles to fit different spaces.

Simple, stylish but, most importantly, functional. These bookcases can stand at a variety of angles to fit different spaces.

Go one step further.

Sepia Bookshelf Wallpaper by Mineheart Anthea's Home Store Walls & flooringWallpaper

Go one step further.

Don't just house books in style. Decorate the walls with them, too.

Don't just house books in style. Decorate the walls with them, too.