Organize your books and display your collectibles in a durable and stately bookcase from The Bookcase Store by Home Gallery Stores. Whether you are looking for a traditional wooden bookshelf or a contemporary metal bookcase, you will easily find one to fit the look of your home office, study or den. Bookcases are becoming...
more commonplace in non-traditional rooms of the home as well. Adding a bookcase in a bedroom or dining room gives dimension, storage, and extra space for decorating. Styling bookcases is one of the best ways to incorporate different accessories to give each room personality. There are several types of bookcases to serve different purposes. No matter what design you decide on, The Bookcase Store by Home Gallery Stores has a vast selection to choose from.
Cube bookcases are a more modern style that makes it easy to organize and showcase items. This type is characterized by the different cubed areas where you could arrange books based on subject, author or whatever your preference is. Then to incorporate more of your personal style, use some of the cubes to display figurines, photos or other items special to you.
The distinguishing features of a bookcase wall are their size — consisting of many shelves and several panels make these the largest type of bookcase. Because of their sheer size, this type of bookcase would look best in spacious studies or home offices, where they will not overwhelm the look of a room and tend to have more traditional style.
An open bookcase is the standard type of bookcase, with a back, sides, shelves and open front. Even though this is a classic style, many manufacturers are using uncommon materials or other details to create truly unique designs.
Leaning and Ladder Bookcases are a very popular, contemporary type of bookcase. This type of bookcase has heavier shelves on the bottom that become narrower at the top. Since this bookcase literally leans against the wall, it is best to keep bulkier items on the bottom and top shelves uncluttered, so as to evenly distribute weight.
An étagère is characterized by a series of open-ended shelves. Étagères were popular during 18th century France and typically are made of unusual woods or have intricate designs for an elegant and sophisticated style.