By Al3xa. bookcases. At Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:37:03 PM.
Smart eco-elements include reading tables made from recycled lumber left over from the demolition, and salvaged bookcases from the late, great Dutton`s, the famed L.A. independent bookstore that recently closed its doors. Bookstore-karma-wise, that`s like incorporating a little bit of the original House That Ruth Built into the new Yankee Stadium.
We`ve organized our bookshelf by color for some time here at Dwell. And to be fair, it looks great. As visitors pass the design wall, the current issue of the magazine tacked up in its unbound state, they`re met with a rack of chromatic harmony. Hell, we even put a picture of the shelf in the March 08 issue of the magazine.
In the Bodleian Library at Oxford, presses (medieval cupboards) were abandoned in favour of shelves rising to such a height that a gallery was introduced for ease of access. This system was adopted in a number of great Palladian houses in Britain in the first half of the 18th century.