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20 Magazine-Worthy Bookcase Designs

Because bookcases aren’t just about the books anymore.

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Photo: Jessica Makes Studio. From: Urbanism Designs.

A Nod to Mid Mod

Think outside the traditional heavy bookcase by going for a fun-shaped unit instead. The unique shape and design channel mid-century lines, while fun accessories and art bring a modern edge.

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Photo: Beatrice Pediconi, Designer: Sarah Gee Interiors. From: Garrison Foundry.

Focal Piece

If you’re looking for a large focal piece to fill up an otherwise boring wall, a one-of-a-kind bookcase is the way to go. In this space, a black bookcase makes an eye-catching home for the living room’s books, photos and artwork.

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Photo: Tessa Neustadt . From: Blackband Design.

Repurposed + Resourceful

Put those old ladders to good use by repurposing them into a rustic-chic bookshelf. Simply refinish the ladder and secure wood planks on each rung for an easy-to-make, on-trend piece.

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Photo: Caitlin Murray. From: Caitlin Murray.

Arched Accent

Create an area that thrives in any space with a tailored-to-you bookcase. Small plants and fun accents add a lively energy within the shelves, while a navy-blue backsplash brings bold dimension throughout.

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