Staircases With Integrated Bookshelves – Stylish Space Saving Ideas
It almost goes without saying that any staircase comes with a railing or a safety barrier. But what if we replaced these barriers with a series of bookshelves where to store books and thus the staircase altogether gets a multi-functional role? Here are some ideas of staircases with integrated bookshelves that also add some style to your interiors, in pictures and comments coming via Contemporist.com.
A fascinating play of light and shades that makes this décor more interesting. The open shelving alongside this staircase lets light through and makes the stairs feel much more open.
This small house maximizes storage with a bookshelf on one side of the stairs, while gaining extra decorative features. Turning to these storage solutions you can free up space in a different corner of the house and use it for other purposes.
This book/staircase connects a bedroom and a study in a London home. The idea is even more functional since it ranks among intelligent storage solutions, especially in homes that do not boast too much space.
This Seattle home has a bookshelf running straight up the stairs between the floors. The contrast between the white and the wood finishes is strong, enlivening the whole décor.
Even the smallest space can be used to store books. In this image, the bookshelves lie upstairs, at the end of the stairs and serve as a barrier between them and the corridor.
A contemporary design, with some classic flavor in it brought by the well-known wood floor patterns, boating a generous book storage space.
A multi-functional library which also hosts an entertainment unit, for a your and dynamic generation. Wood dominates the whole décor, from the floor to the ceiling.
A mix of materials – concrete, wood and metal – which blend together perfectly. The orange stairs come as a distinguished pop of color in all this décor.
Finally, an image consisting of brick and concrete, with the books in the left half making up a different chromatic level, balancing the austere looking stairs. The concrete stairs are brightened up by the light shining through the open bookshelf.