The home office includes built-in bookcases with both open and closed storage. While files remain behind closed doors, color-coordinated books, vintage-style trophies and cultivated artwork are on display.
The custom bookcase not only solved the problem of the built-in AC unit, but the shelves provide storage and display in the living area. The large coffee table is distressed and rugged, the perfect place for kicking up your feet and relaxing.
Create visual interest on your bookshelf by varying the shelf heights and displaying taller objects. Here, a combination of photos, sports memorabilia and industrial decor adds a personal touch to the built-in shelf.
Custom bookcases that were designed and installed in tandem with the custom banquette are styled with a mix of vintage, industrial and affordable mass-produced accessories. Design by HGTV Star contestant Jessie Miller
Thanks to an Americana-inspired color palette, what once was a lackluster bookcase is now an eye-catching focal point filled with family keepsakes. Graphic wallpaper lining the back of the shelf brings instant pizzazz to the built-in.
To squeeze every last square inch out your cupboards — and still be able to easily access what’s in back — install a tiered shelf, like this bamboo option from The Container Store that expands to fit the width.
Yes you want the house to sell itself but often times what attracts the buyer is what they see such as special additions that make the space particularly unique. This one of a kind bookshelf with wood ladder is an example of added character that attracts buyers.
This hidden door bookcase leads from an office to the guest quarters in a private home in Alameda, Calif. Designed by Mark Dutka of InHouse Design Studio, it’s made of rift oak with a natural finish, and is just one part of a highly complex design which covers every inch of the room’s walls. It was quite the challenge, but Dutka's specialty is the design of custom cabinetry solutions for specialized residential environments. Our question is, what’s the secret password?