Published at Thursday, October 19th 2017. by paul in Furniture Home.
A well chosen contemporary bookcase can make an excellent conversation piece on its shape, color, texture, style and functionality. They can be made in unique and interesting designs like a framed bookcase where the shape is precise and firm, jigsaw modules where you can add on pieces as your collection increases, bookcase with wheels that allows you to reposition the bookcase quickly depending on function, corner bookcase that fit a bare corner, glass display bookcase where it makes searching easier and multiple door bookcase which makes accessing reading materials very convenient from various positions.
Before purchasing bookcases it is important that you ask a few questions to yourself, like, what kind of books would you like to display in the bookcase, how many book shelves you would like to have will you be able to shift your bookcase to some other place, etc. Deciding everything beforehand would always make things easier.
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.
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.
A beautiful bookcase used as an accent piece of furniture looks very impressive. If you are an avid reader and have a collection of good books in attractive bindings, its right that you should want to show them off. The major problem with bookcases is constant battle to keep them clean and free of dust. This dilemma is very easy solved, get yourself a barrister bookcase.
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.