Working for a design magazine is amazing as I get to look at stylish furniture and homes all day–in addition to blogging, Facebooking, and tweeting! I recently did a blog entry about my favorite modern bookshelves and I started thinking about how I love practicality in bookshelves but I also like ultra stylish, and sometimes funky, design when it comes to bookshelves. Clearly, I love having a place for all my books to fit but I don’t want any old bookshelf that compromises my style and love for good design! Here are some awesome bookshelves that I love–some are practical and some are clearly not! What about you? Do you prefer practicality or design? What do your bookshelves look like? How many do you have? Tell me all about your shelves!
Here’s a preview of my picks on the magazine’s blog. You can go there to see them in detail. You should see some of the prices on some of these beauties!
Here are a few of the other bookshelves that I thought were interesting!
Trilogy Staircase Bookshelf from Smart Furniture, $399: This one is pretty practical and is one of those great spacesavers! It would look so cute in a little loft underneath the stairwell! I’m in love!
Boogie Woogie Shelving System seen on Hive Modern: My boss owns these and they are awesome! You can stack them and adjoin them and apparently if you put them together it makes for a 3-D effect!
Ptolomeo Rotating Bookcase seen on The Conran Shop, $3795: These remind me of the rotating DVD shelves at my library. I love that this is a rotating shelf and it looks like it can be easily tucked into a corner somewhere.
Odersoding Modular Shelf System seen on Ding 3000: These ones are just funky! It seems like depending on how you set them up is how the geometry of the shelving will be.
**Be on the lookout for my top 5 crazy bookshelves, kids bookshelves and wall mounted bookshelves**