Grab a book from the wall of built-ins on your way to the living space with vaulted ceilings. Hardwood flooring with white painted handrails on the staircase leads to the seating area outfitted with cushioned armchairs.
The dining area features a statement piece for the home: a built-in china cabinet. It’s the perfect place for Camille and Joe to store their collection of china, which has been sourced during travels to Europe and locally in California. A glimmering brass and crystal chandelier was also original to the home. The couple restored it, shining the piece and returning it to its original glory.
The architectural delights of this home seem never-ending, and this massive built-in mirror and bench only add to the wonder. Here Nana Yaa offers another colorful display of books as well as a glimpse of her impressive collection of records. A sentimental, personal touch, the space is decorated with a single photograph of the designer’s mother.
Custom built-ins with sleek, clean lines lend a dash of modern style to this apartment on New York's Upper East Side. Open shelving offers ample space to display the homeowner's collection of books and accessories.
This classic 1950's ranch home was renovated to include a relaxing study with built-in storage for books, games and a wall-mounted TV. Leather furniture gives the space a warm feel with a brass floor lamp for reading.