Published at Tuesday, October 24th 2017. by Lola Humphrey 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.
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.
Fitting your space
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.
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.
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.