Elevate your home library with these design-forward bookshelves

Despite technology’s unrelenting onslaught, we continue to find ourselves yearning for a literary retreat, a place to devour a quality paperback and revel in the warming nostalgia of flicking through a newspaper. An intimate home library can be refined and elegant, like the one above, created by Fiona Lynch for a home in Fitzroy, Melbourne, or cosy and informal with a mish-mash of battered and beloved novellas. Just as much a visual feast as the array of eye-catching covers that adorn them, imaginative bookcases can make an interesting focal point. Elevate your home library with these inspired options.

Lloyd bookcase by Jean-Marie Massaud for Poltrona Frau from Studio Italia
Mass bookshelf by Tom Dixon from ECC and Wallstreet bookcase by C.R.& S. Riva 1920 for Riva 1920 from Matisse
Cage B bookshelf by Massimo Castagna for Henge from David Shaw, Nureyev book carousel by Roderick Vos from Linteloo from ECC, Carlotta bookcase by Antonio Citterio for Flexform from Studio Italia

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