By Al3xa. bookcases. At Monday, May 21st 2018, 17:09:42 PM.
Make the books the focal point.When displayed the right way, books have the ability to convey the personality of the owner. “To highlight your collection, paint the bookshelf a contrasting color, such as duck egg blue or bright coral,” says De Bastiani. “And if you want, shine a light on the books in the literal sense. Install LED spotlights and direct them at the shelves.”
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.
Build shelves around a preexisting architectural moment. Oftentimes, your room will include a window or doorway smack in the middle of the wall where you`d like to have some storage. Use the scenario to your advantage and construct shelves that climb up and over the feature, framing it.