In a Boise home, a former closet was transformed into a double-height library, complete with a reading nook and a rolling ladder from Spiral Stairs of America. “That’s my favorite part of the house,” says Dan. “When I see Stella reaching for a book, there’s nothing better.”
Visiting a Manahttan apartment designed by Tim Seggerman is like sitting inside one of Nakashima’s cabinets, a metaphor realized most fully in an ingenious “library”—really just a glorified cubby with a banded maple ceiling, conjured from a free space adjacent to the loft bed.
A compact nook beneath a staircase in a Stockholm apartment is transformed into a cozy space to read.
An interior baclony in the Parisien-Raymond residence carves out a bit of semi-private space in the cozy house.
A cost-effective lighting scheme made from Ikea extension cord illuminates the second story library of a Toronto Tudor.
When Russian-born architect Andrei Saltykov designed his home in the UK, he put his love of the USA on the shelf. Part wall art, part storage solution, the design offers a creative way to stow books.