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Friday Favorite: Library Bookcases with Ladders

Friday Favorite: Library Bookcases with Ladders

Home libraries of the past have a reputation of being dark, dank, dusty places where leather and low lighting abounds.

Something similar but move the bookshelves on to the walls flanking the window, so you get more light in

27 Perfect Spots To Curl Up With A Book

36 Fabulous home libraries showcasing window seats - measure to see if there is room for slanted shelving inside the window seat AND overhead the boys desks - Rooms Inn The House

Decorator's Trick: Curtains On Bookshelves | Options for minimizing visual clutter.

Decorator's Trick: Curtains On Bookshelves

I don't LOVE the rug. but I think the green curtain, built-in shelves filled with books and the (presumably) sliding ladder are wonderful. Its missing a fire place, lots of cozy blankets and an oriental rug!

Like the idea of low arm sofa next to bookcase ... Perfect for reading...mount swing arm lamp to side of bookcase

Round mirror tucked into a bookcase. Take a cue from decorator Thom Filicia and tuck a chunky round mirror into the center of a wall of bookshelves to bring a sense of depth to your room.

Heide Hendricks: Boston & New England Remodelista Architect / Designer Directory

Heide Hendricks

Oyster Bay Beach House interior designed by Heide Hendricks - This cozy book nook has a great variety of lighting, and I think it would be particularly enjoyable during the dark days of winter.

With love and light : Photo

This grey living room with floor to ceiling bookcases uses a very uniform shelf structure but displays the books themselves in a random, jumbled way, creating a unque and interesting feature wall. I like the grey shelves