By Al3xa. bookcases. At Monday, May 21st 2018, 17:09:35 PM.
In contrast with the house’s featureless street façade, the double-height glass wall facing due west is entirely open. With the doors slid back, there is no division between the living space and the veranda overlooking the garden, the estuary, and the harbor beyond, where the couple watch dramatic sunsets and occasionally spot dolphins.
Though we live in a digital age, there’s no replacing the power of books—especially in design. Not only do they tell the story of the homeowner, adding personality to a space, but they also make a bold decor statement. “A . . . book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years,” Thomas Jefferson once wrote.
Add molding to a simple bookcase. The blogger behind The Makerista upgraded a friend`s IKEA Billy bookshelves with pieces of decorative base and crown molding that match the walls, giving the furniture`s basic profile some welcome gravitas.