How much space would you like to invest in your bookshelf? Well, we are sure that you don't need a compact one. But considering the amount of free space available in your study or bedroom, you might have a tough time finding the best designs of bookshelves to fit in your room, right? Then why not checkout the built-in ones?
Well, these are one of the best furniture pieces that you can have in your house. They add amazing storage area without occupying extra space. Such shelves are built inside the walls and have depth equal to that of the walls. Wondering how to do these bookshelves in terms of designs and placement? Here are some ideas to help you work on the plans.
Mark the Walls
The project has to start with deciding the placement. Consider which walls can be best for such built-in shelves. You can consider all the rooms for this. Well, best to avoid the kitchen and dining space. Study rooms, living spaces, relaxing corners, passages are best places to add such shelves. You can also have them outdoors in the patio space.
Deciding its design is the most important part. You need to first consider the number of books you have and also keep extra space for adding more books. You can also add a separate compartment for audio books and magazines. Having mix-sized compartments will make the bookshelf look classic instead of having compartments of equal dimensions.
Add Classic Finish
Making these bookshelves is not just about planning the compartments and designs but also about how it looks the best. Adding a perfect finish to this built-in wooden furniture is quite essential. A lighter shade works best for the interior of the shelves.
Moreover, a very few decor pieces can look best if placed in empty compartments. And don't forget rightly illuminating these with elegant recessed lighting. The cost of bookshelves will vary depending upon the material used and size of the shelf. So, hire a professional, have your sketch ready, and select the best design for your built-in bookshelf.