stunning bookcase treatment, it seems to me one could adapt Ikea Billy bookcases, put board in between to mount lamps. -= via Little Green Notebook --

What a great alternative for a small space, upholstered benches that can be tucked under the table and seat more people, so long as they don't mind snuggling up. These benches can be brought to other areas of the space, too, for 360 degree seating.

grunge walls, dining room, distressed painted brick, book shelf storage

Apartment with grunge walls

Beautiful books but the art on the bookcase bothers me. how do you get to the books behind the art without endangering the works of art. Nope, that just would not work for me.

Antique books in a home library with oil paintings hung on shelves. Rustic and Refined, Decor

Where I'd love to be on a cold winter's evening!

Eye For Design: Equestrian Chic Interiors. love the fireplace in the library. just need a good book.

Built in bookcases in the dining room, never really thought about it but now I love this idea!

Design Crush: Dine-In Libraries

Suzanne Slesin’s library dining room in NYC. Atmosphere of an English Library. I'd love a library/dining room!

I am collecting books for this reason!! I would love an office to work in and have the walls lined with books. A place for knowledge and inspiration. Something about being surrounded by books just calms me. I love it.

Wall to wall black bookshelves for a library that makes a statement. (Designed by James McInroe. Styled by Jenny O'Conner. Photography by Stephen Karlisch.

Bookcases in the dining room.  That's kinda where my tiny dining room is headed, except it's not nearly this sexy!

The library of fashion designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka -- love the way books add pop of color to black -- Elle Decor --


Your Know Your Decorating Style Is Preppy When...

Preppy Decor Style - Prep Style Stereotype - House Beautiful Love that these are painted bright blue inside!

Design Chic - a bookcase in the dining room...genius!

Tolix Chairs in a neutral room, original industrial chair designed for commercial use but now available as reproduction in many colours,

Raise the Fireplace This dining room fireplace is raised to table height so it can be enjoyed by everyone in the room.

Inviting Dining Room Ideas

Dining Room Decorating Ideas: Raise the Fireplace - Stylish Dining Room Decorating Ideas - Southern Living

Built In Bookcases - Contemporary - den/library/office - Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze (back of bookcases), Worldly Gray (walls) - Emily A. Clark

Again the bookshelf! Home Office with built in bookshelves, this is a beautiful open office space., but with a cube organizer with solid color bins in place of the bookshelves with the desk in front of it

Gorgeous Green…Rooms Inspired by a Bamboo Forest « Tokyo Jinja I love a bookcase in the dining room! Use the table for projects

Suzanne Slesin’s library dining room in NYC. Atmosphere of an English Library. I'd love a library/dining room!

große Bibliothek gleich neben dem Esstisch...perfekt!

Its my dream to have a library ladder in my house someday. Floor to ceiling bookcases offer plenty of space to showcase a vast collection of books. A ladder gives access to books placed high on the bookcase.