Spotted in this quaint Brooklyn apartment via Homepolish's Ariel Farmer, a pair of adjacent built-ins surround the window space, making ample use of the space beneath. As an added bonus, the floor-based shelf also doubles as a bench or spot to showcase decorative accents and more!
What better way to show off that extensive collection of cookbooks than with a built-in unit specifically reserved for that purpose? Bonus points for incorporating a multi-tone color scheme into the design.
While most built-in shelves tend to skew towards the camouflage effect, we love the idea of mixing and matching materials against contrasting backdrops. Take some cues from this contemporary space and stick to a "less is more" approach to really highlight the wooden build of the shelves.
An impeccably styled bookshelf paired with a complementary, whitewashed aesthetic is always a foolproof way to embrace the look. We love the way this one makes excellent use of the space above the door!
A modular set of built-in shelves uses up the negative space between the windows in this East Village apartment designed by Homepolish designer Megan Hopp. A color-coded organization system for the books brings in a much needed pop of color to the space.
Within the exclusively whitewashed room, consider bringing in shelving of a contrasting finish to create a more dynamic effect. Here, reclaimed wooden shelves lend the perfect complement to the Moroccan rug below.