Collection by Matthew Keeshin

30+ Modern Homes With Libraries


These home libraries and inventive bookshelves will help you channel your inner bookworm.

The concave floor of the reading room also defines the shape of the library.
To impart a high-design feel to the space, architect Mike Jacobs wrapped cabinetry from Ikea with a marble countertop...
Architect Tamira Sawatzky used Ikea components—one-inch Lagan butcher block countertops and inexpensive Ekby Lerberg...
More custom bookshelves in an upstairs sitting room, cleverly inserted into the villa's extant niches.
Color and material cues help Matthew navigate the house.
Michael Marriott bookshelves in an England home kitchen, paired with a Nelson bubble lamp and Artek table and chairs.
“Many of my pieces are first-runs from Bocci, so I am the first to figure out if something is wrong [with the design].
Freestanding shelving by Miralles holds yet more tomes from the family’s prodigious collection.
The room also features built-in bookcases fabricated by Earthbound Industries and a vintage Sesann sofa by Gianfranco...
Clerestory windows in Tyler's design studio provide plenty of light, while built-in bookshelves and flat files offer...
The cavernous living room takes advantage of its height with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves.
The bookshelves lining the walls of the living room were inherited from family.
Persistence paid off for this California couple who worked overtime for two years to tackle their all-in-one loft...
The open-plan kitchen and living room in the de Gaspé House in Montreal's Villeray neighborhood borrows natural light...