Published at Friday, October 20th 2017. by Jennifer Henson in Furniture Home.
Size is another major consideration. Remember that bigger is not always better; make sure that you consider the size of your room or the space where you plan on putting the bookcase when you consider options. There are many different configurations and sizes available which allows you to choose one that will work for any situation. Look at your space available. A tall, narrow barrister bookcase can fill in that bare space between two windows. If you have a window with a high sill, a small bookcase will fit underneath nicely. As well as thinking about height and width, dont forget the depth. Make sure that you consider the sizes of your books and other items that you plan to store in your bookcase.
There is a wide collection of bookcases which come in different designs and styles to suit your space. They can be chosen to match other furniture pieces in that same space or environment. You may choose to have a large, tall, small, L-shaped, glass-based, on rollers, with TV units and many other designs for a functional bookcase. Bookcases can be open shelves or covered with matching materials like wood or glass.
You may not have heard the term before, but we all know what barrister bookcases are. It is like taking a regular bookcase and adding a glass door to the front that slides up and into the case to allow access. They show off your attractive books while at the same time keeping the dust at bay.
Fitting your space
Color is all important. If you tend to redecorate a lot, a natural varnished wood may be your best bet. Always neutral, it will fit in with your changing color schemes. If your style is very modern and minimalist, a white or silver barrister bookcase with slick, clean lines would be perfect for you. If you are very much a traditionalist, bookcases in a rich colored wood will look striking.
Uses of contemporary bookcase