Rows of matching Billy bookcases from Ikea work well here. Consider that the books and accessories offer the pop while the bookcases provide the background. (contemporary living room by Smith & Vansant Architects PC)

House In Kaimakli, Cyprus by Yiorgos Hadjichristou Architects.

House In Kaimakli / Yiorgos Hadjichristou Architects

Always love books surrounding a window or doorway - House In Kaimakli, Cyprus by Yiorgos Hadjichristou Architects. Great for Rick and Amy's apartment

Library and art collage - would love to add floor to ceiling, wall to wall bookshelves in the bonus room. Also love the floor to ceiling gallery wall.

Would love this feeling & look for spare room - floor to ceiling bookcase and comfy chair, books over door

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rainbow bookshelves - what a great way to add colour. I'd thought of just using colour on the rear panel but I really like this.

.This would have worked for the house at Robinson Creek. I wish I had the house in Robinson creek. i miss that house so very much.Hindsight. Sigh...

Clever use of space in Victorian house conversion - Kilburn Nightingale remodels Hackney townhouse and adds sweet-chestnut joinery

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