Despite the advent of e-books, many of us still value the tactile experience of flipping through a paper book. These creative bookshelves, then, are the perfect places to store our collections of little literary treasures.


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There's nothing wrong with a heavy, old-school bookcase, but most of these bookshelves cater to modern sensibilities, using creative and diverse designs to become interior décor statements in their own right. If you know of any cool bookshelves or book cases that belong on this list, please add them!

#1 Tree Bookshelf

Tree Bookshelf

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KennyAma 1 year ago

Beautiful

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#2 Bookcase Chair

Bookcase Chair

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#3 Creative Shelf

Creative Shelf

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TeleriNyfain 1 year ago

This is an ANCIENT design for books - for scrolls actually :D I'd love one in my house!

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#4 Bookshelf Staircase

Bookshelf Staircase

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JulieMorris 1 year ago

People standing on my beloved book? I don't think so!

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#5 Build-In Bookshelves With Backlighting

Build-In Bookshelves With Backlighting

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FaresZah 1 year ago

Amazing!

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#6 Piano Bookshelf

Piano Bookshelf

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ZivileGalvydyte 1 year ago

Would love to have one, this is just beautiful !

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#7 Doctor Who Bookcase

Doctor Who Bookcase

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CindyWoods 1 year ago

someone send me info on where to get one please, or the blueprints either will work.

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#8 Usa Bookshelf

Usa Bookshelf

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Michel Guntern 2 months ago

Where's Hawaii?

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#9 The Archive Book Wheel

The Archive Book Wheel

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TriciaLemoine 1 year ago

I needs a bright cushion though.

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#10 Invisible Bookshelf

Invisible Bookshelf

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ShubhamRaut 1 year ago

I don't understand. Won't the hard cover of the bottom most book dangle down?

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#11 Cat Friendly Bookcase

Cat Friendly Bookcase

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DivaSansanwal 1 year ago

shelf might be friendly, I don't think the cats will, though...

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#12 Flower Bookshelf

Flower Bookshelf

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DonGuild 1 year ago

very nice

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#13 Dome Bookshelf

Dome Bookshelf

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CatherineTrain 1 year ago

Amazing! I wouldn't have thought of doing that!!!!!

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#14 Lamp Bookshelf

Lamp Bookshelf

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Snarkygal 1 year ago

Clever, but very bulky.

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#15 Framed Bookshelf

Framed Bookshelf

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RinNth 12 months ago

Did it try to prove its innocence?

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#16 Tree Bookshelf

Tree Bookshelf

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MarcelPrevaritura 1 year ago

You mean "Ent Bookshelf"

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#17 Bookworm Bookcase

Bookworm Bookcase

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TriciaLemoine 1 year ago

Again, seriously needs a cushion.

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#18 Balance Bookshelf

Balance Bookshelf

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slywlf 1 year ago

Interesting way to showcase a small selection of special books

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#19 Honeycomb Bookcase

Honeycomb Bookcase

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SusannaVesna 1 year ago

Looks cat-friendly :P

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#20 Batman Shelf

Batman Shelf

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DonGuild 1 year ago

Good in a little boys room

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