Bookcases have been around almost as the same time as books; archaeological findings suggest that clay and stone tablets were kept in some sort of arranged order by their authors and collectors.
We gathered a few modern and historical bookcases to bring to you inspirational to redecorate your home library!
LANKA Bookcase is inspired in a traditional method practised in Sri Lanka, the stilt fishing, now disappearing. The vertical poles embedded into the seafloor are the main reference for the structure of LANKA: in matte black lacquer, it supports the main body covered in matte palisander wood veneer, and with matte brass details. This bookshelf is an elegant choice for any room in a residential or hotel project.
A quick look at MAMBU Bookcase and you are able to identify the inspiration behind it. Bamboo is tall woody grass and it inspired the structure of this unique bookcase made in patina casted brass. It features four spacious shelves in smoked glass and two drawers in ebony wood veneer with a glossy varnish. MAMBU is the perfect addition to any office decor or modern living room.
Brook Street Bookcase by Ralph Lauren Home
Impressive in both scale and restraint, this interpretation of a 1940’s neoclassical bookcase has a dental moulded crown and carved rosettes.
Part of the Minelli family, this bookcase is perfect for any mid-century lover.
A sleek mid-century modern design piece.
Como Lake Bookcase by Martini Mobili
Grey tulipwood with ton sur ton padded furnishings: Lago di Como is a classic luxury lounge, composed of bookcases, armchairs and a coffee table. With a contemporary, cosmopolitan air, this living room is ideal for the classical chic home.
The Lloyd Bookcase is crafted with timeless and subtle lines to be able to complement any interior. This functional yet decorative bookcase will subtly enhance your projects.
The Apotheosis Bookcase is a true anthem to sophistication and design. Inspired by Greek Mythology, its’ sleek, straight lines make for a magnificent creation and an exclusive design piece, the ultimate product for office spaces and luxurious living rooms.
With an unmistakable style, this exquisite piece joins the best materials with the finest craftsman techniques. An anthem of sophistication and exclusive design.
Paper Bookcase by Moooi
Designed by Studio Job, the Paper Bookcase is made of paper, cardboard and paper maché.
This Coleccionista can be placed or against a wall or it can serve as a separator division. The drawers have double sided in order you can decorate both divisions, as well as to ensure the functionality of this piece of furniture.
Part of the attraction and romance of great books is the ability to transport us to another dimension and different epochs. They hid treasures and mysterious stories that subtly transform our minds and our thoughts and make us travel without even moving a leg. Tower bookcase is the perfect match for your home décor.
Infinite-Loop Bookcase by Job Koelewijn
Award-winning artist Job Koelewijn is known for works that engage his audiences and invite them to touch and otherwise more directly experience his creations. He has worked with everything from photography, film and architecture to performing art.
Inspired by geometric spaces and with the drive and passion to create a piece where kids can explore their imagination and allow the dreams to get out of the box, we create the Puzzled Bookcase where every piece of their dreams has now a place to come to life.
With a creative and playful design, the Fantasy Air Bookcase is inspired by vintage travel suitcases to reinforce the connection between children and exploring. The decorative suitcases are piled up to provide extra storage.
K/WSU by Karpenter
Ideally made for the modern living, these practical and adjustable wall shelf units offer flexibility while stimulating creativity.
Caffeine is one of the biggest components of coffee: strong, exotic, full-bodied and delicate. Caffeine Bookcase is the ideal piece for your modern and contemporary living room, providing elegance and space with its walnut wood matte and bronze matte finishes. The bookcase has modular feet that adapt quickly to any room.
Golf Bookcase by Colombini Casa
Sometimes a partition wall is just what it takes to give each space its right configuration, and with a custom-made modular bookcase like Golf, it is even easier: choose the height, width and subdivision of the shelves to decide the style of your home area and divide it without removing light!
Classic Bookcase by Offiran
The classic office is the one that goes beyond the time barrier and where the furniture acquires a life of its own. The classic office goes beyond the groundbreaking character, it is the office where the taste, the senses, the feelings and the harmony are noticed and acquire value.
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