To attach this system to the wall, two vertical wooden slats were fastened to the wall with a drill, then the shelves were cantilevered over them. Not only does the shelving unit house necessary media components, it creates stylish storage space for books and accessories.
An asymmetrical arrangement of cabinetry with a backdrop of royal blue creates a striking aesthetic in this home. The display space extends the line of the kitchen cabinets, while a low dividing panel features a niche for family photos.
Instead of buying a standard shelving unit, Kyle Larsen DIY know-how to use and create a piece that is unique to them. By creating a staggered, wall-mounted shelf, they gave their apartment a eye-catching display piece where an assortment of colorful accessories can live.
The spacious entryway to this home opens to a gray interior with a stone focal wall. Wall sconces and a large ceiling fixture paired with large picture windows provide plenty of light. An industrial glass stair railing draws the eye up to a raised built-in shelving unit that can be accessed by rolling ladder.
This home office, designed by Mary DeWalt Designs, provides a strong, masculine aesthetic as your eye feasts on the rich, dark woods of the desk, bookcase and flooring. DeWalt employed just a touch of blue in the area rug to reflect the color scheme she used for the rest of the home.
A built in shelving unit frames one side of the dining table and is complete with bench seating. The remaining sides are filled with white chairs with bright blue seat cushions. Decorative throw pillows tie in the bench with the chairs and add color tot he space. A crystal chandelier hangs over the dark dining table.
Blondish natural wood furniture, including a dresser and shelving unit, coordinate with a simple bed featuring dark blue linens and a satin blue throw. The walls in the room are made with the same material as the dresser and shelving. A small desk in contrasting dark wood frames the space and offers a work area inside the room.
A swinging wall sconce and rough iron and reclaimed wood shelving unit create an industrial design element in this transitional home office. Gray wood-paneled walls, dark metals and a brown leather sofa evoke a masculine feel in the neutral space.
In this home office, which has gorgeous dark wood floors, a wood desk is paired with a built-in shelving unit, used to display two yellow vases, several books, a framed picture and other accessories. A midcentury modern white chair offers a place to sit.
Designer Genevieve Gorder created this spacious master bathroom using dark wood floors, plenty of open shelving, and a pair of stunning wooden vanities with basin sinks and wall-mounted faucets. It's the perfect bathroom for a couple, with each person having their own personal space.
A red tile vanity is flanked by dark wood shelving units in this bathroom in HGTV Dream Home 2011. The shelves provide open storage for towels and toiletries. A red tile vanity hold three white vessel sinks to accommodate multiple guests.
Dark wood cabinetry contrasts the neutral wall color for a streamlined look. The sleek, clean lines of the shelving unit keep the space looking tidy and trim while colorful vintage artwork brings a playful touch to the space.