Being a book addict is something wonderful but for every reading passionate comes a time when storing books becomes a pain. You would ask who stores books in the digital era, but the truth is you would be surprised how many people are taking on the challenge to store and display their books in a new and trendy way.
Staircase on the Wall
In case you live in a small apartment and you have a tone of books that need storage consider a staircase built on the wall. The storage place can be under the stairs and the beauty of this idea is that you don’t need closing panels because the book covers will offer a colorful, eclectic visual effect.
Face to Face
In case you are the lucky owner of a house with large windows consider placing shelves on each side of a window. The shelves should face each other and it is best to have them cover the entire space from floor to the ceiling. Between them you can create a cozy reading nook placing comfy pillow on the window ledge. The result will look like a dreamy safe haven tucked between two walls of books.
Illusion of Space
In case you need a huge book storing space but the room is a bit too small, consider a space illusion effect. Place the shelves on the wall and line them with mirrors. This way the viewer will appreciate the beauty of the books without finding the display too crowded for the given space.
If you have some empty niches around the house, you simply need a few shelves placed at different heights inside them. Place the books on the shelves with the spine facing inwards and alternate the position of the books to enhance the visual effect.
In case you did some remodeling like building an extra floor, use every available space to store your books. Make sure they are protected from moisture and also that you will be able to reach them when needed.
You can achieve a superb decorating result in case you choose to store your books following the color criteria. Simply place them one on top of the other or if they are too many simply line them on the shelves one next to the other.
Clever Corridor Display
Corridors are usually a pain to decorate. In most homes they are used for nothing else than transitioning from one room to the other. You can have some selves made and display your books here. The look of the space will change tempting you to read more often.