Libraries

love the way the painted black floor boards glisten The black and white contrast with the dark wood of the map table teminds me of a draftsman’s office from a former era. The white doors leading into the reading nook are so inviting! Image Credit: FlashDecor via Shelterness

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Home Library: Chic but comfy

by Anna Blanch on May 9, 2011

I love the contrast of textures and colours possible in this monotone palette The books pop! Image Credit: FlashDecor via Shelterness

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  love those shelves! Almost Zig Zag like…. Image Credit: FlashDecor via Shelterness

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  Image Credit: FlashDecor via Shelterness

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Home Library: with a little Art Nouveau on the side

by Anna Blanch on April 6, 2011

  Image Credit: FlashDecor via Shelterness

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Home Library: Library of the Human Imagination

by Anna Blanch on March 30, 2011

Yes, this is actually a home library! Crazy huh?  Wait… It gets crazier!   This is Jay Walker’s home library: a library that is all about the human imagination!  Subject of a TED talks video, this library is one of the most spectacular home libraries I’ve ever seen. And that’s saying something. I’ve been planning [...]

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Home Library: Provencial feel

by Anna Blanch on March 27, 2011

  It’s always the ladder – this time it’s a vintage builder’s ladder – that pulls me. The sanded floorboards on both the roof and the floor are textually juxtaposed with the white painted surfaces of the desk and the bookshelves. I love the pops of red/orange. Image Credit:  FlashDecor

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Judging books by their Covers

by Anna Blanch on March 18, 2011

I get my reading lists and inspiration in the strangest of places. But a combination of the two has never before come from the side of a building – until now. The 25 foot high representation of 22 books which are set between two glass enclosed stairwells (made to look like bookends) are known in [...]

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Home Library: Modern bespoke Shelves

March 15, 2011

   VITSOE makes these amazing looking bespoke shelving systems that allow your books to pop; perfect for the home library! Image Credit: VITSOE

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Home Library: form and function for all the family

March 7, 2011

  this functional home library is made to be used by the whole family. From Amanda at SouleMama via Ohdeedoh   To see more of this lovely library and read about the  process of creating this room, check out SouleMama. Image Credit: SouleMama

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