10 Creative Looks for Bookcases

A bookcase in a home is almost as much a staple as a kitchen sink or a front door. They are a part of our culture that has been prevalent for centuries. It holds some of the most enriching things we can own. But have you ever thought about the bookcase itself being an artistic statement in your home? There are some really unique and creative ideas out there that take a typical bookcase to the next level, besides just painting it or wallpapering it or even arranging the books in a specific way. The entire bookcase can be an artistic statement with its own shape and design. Here are 10 eye-catching bookcases that may change how you think about how to display your literature.

10 Creative Looks for Bookcases | HomeandEventStyling.comHoneycomb bookshelves create eye-catching shapes that are just as intriguing as the books and accessories upon their shelves.

10 Creative Looks for Bookcases | HomeandEventStyling.comShaping a built-in bookcase around a window for a focal wall can be just as impactful as any other accent feature.

10 Creative Looks for Bookcases | HomeandEventStyling.comThis bookcase has a strong art deco appeal and interesting geometric shapes. It works great as a vignette.

10 Creative Looks for Bookcases | HomeandEventStyling.comHere’s a bookcase that literally turns your books into a work of art, framed and all.

10 Creative Looks for Bookcases | HomeandEventStyling.comA surreal approach was taken with this curved bookcase that defies logic at first glance.

10 Creative Looks for Bookcases | HomeandEventStyling.comA staircase plays two roles, housing books under each step for a quaint and charming feature.

10 Creative Looks for Bookcases | HomeandEventStyling.comA double-sided bookcase replaces a wall on this stairwell landing.

10 Creative Looks for Bookcases | HomeandEventStyling.comA round hanging bookcase like this captures a very modern appeal and looks like wall art.

10 Creative Looks for Bookcases | HomeandEventStyling.comCriss-crossing lines look stunning along an entire wall in this study. It has the same effect as a bold wallpaper, only it’s more functional and interactive.

10 Creative Looks for Bookcases | HomeandEventStyling.comHoneycomb bookshelves are taken to the next level with separate installments working together to create a work of art.

Books snake around this unusual bookshelf, appearing to even defy gravity in some spots.

Would you ever consider ditching a common bookcase for one of these more creative options? If so, which one would you choose?

Warm regards,
Megan

Images { 1 – Pepe Calderin Design / 2 – Domaine / 3 – Lonny / 4 – Mark Taylor Design / 5 – Saba Italia via Contemporist / 6 – Locati Architects & Interiors / 7 – Inthralld / 8 – Planete Deco / 9 – Decor Pad / 10 – Younes Duret Design / 11 – Trunk Creative via Houzz }

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