Published at Friday, October 27th 2017. by Jennifer Henson in Furniture Home.
Fitting your space
There are many contemporary designs for bookcases today where you can have bookcases of varying sizes and shapes to fit any limited space in your environment hence, bookcases can come in various heights, widths and lengths that can cater for all types of reading and storage materials, especially when they are custom made.
The bookcase is just a piece of furniture made of wood or any metal containing two or more shelves that can be used to contain books or any other printed material you have got. The shelves can be fixed to the frame or adjusted to different positions depending upon the type of bookcase you have purchased. They can be easily fixed to the walls if you want to have a room entirely devoted to the books. Bookcases usually have doors in the front to keep your books protected from air population. The doors of the bookcases are glazed so as to allow you to read the spines of the books that have been kept in them. There are a lot of bookcases that are available, but before you plan to purchase one for yourself, you should know what kind of bookcase would exactly meet your home or office requirements.
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.
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.
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.