Bookcases are a staple in many a living room, and they’re a wonderful way to tell guests a little something about yourself. The contents of your bookcase can say something about your interests, hobbies, travels, tastes, family and friends. Each little shelf is like a framed piece of art ready to be analyzed and admired (or more likely, dusted).
But why let your well-worn copy of Pride and Prejudice and your kitschy mini Eiffel Tower statuette do all the talking? What if the bookcase itself made the biggest statement of all?
Move over, standard IKEA BILLY shelves! These 10 clever, creative, and ambitious bookcases have us completely rethinking our favorite living room catchall.