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Dressing DRESSWALL; where space allows

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Shelves above the computer desk for $ 15

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Additional shelf made of thin metal sheet

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Space-saving; Tabletop shelf for books

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Простые и трогательные вещи от Каролины Гомез

If you look closer to the light and elegant shelves of French designer Korolina Gomez, it is difficult to see in them something ...>>


Corner shelf

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Japanese cabinet step-dresser Kaidan Dansu

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Original bookshelves of this boat

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Collapsible modular shelving

Interesting design of modular shelving invented in the furniture company Officina41. Each individually easily removable shelf, flipped – and already mounted at an ...>>


Original cabinet for books

Mobile miniature shelf for books and magazines. The perfect addition to the coffee table. The original design was developed in 1939 by the ...>>


Light shelves

In our collection of original shelves and racks . Italian designer Bashko Trybek from Milan developed bookshelves. Simple, light-hearted and almost weightless. At ...>>


Portuguese cabinet

The young Portuguese designer brand Tusse presented in Milan at the exhibition i Saloni stunning beauty cabinet . Illuminated stained glass windows and ...>>


Shabby boxes are in vogue

The German company Schub Laden makes a fashionable and contemporary furniture and vintage now in vogue. Moreover, it is not an imitation, but ...>>


Original Italian shelves by Pietro Travaglini

There are just the original bookshelves (which, incidentally, has already accumulated a myriad post in our overview), and there are shelves so original, ...>>


Modular furniture. Shelves of boxes

Books, papers and documents is very convenient to store in boxes, suitable in size. But what if a lot of boxes, cartons, really ...>>

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Many people think of a harmonious and refined interior, forgetting those things without which the comfort is not achieved. These include and wall shelves . Despite its apparent simplicity, they add functionality and practicality. That is why the need to be concerned about their choice.Most often they have in the hallway, living room or bedroom.

Why shelves?

Shelves are the one of the oldest and most proven decor items. With the passage of time they remain on the peak of popularity, altering its shape and material. If you choose the right design, it will become an indispensable interior zest. Models add originality and individuality.

Most often they are used to place the aesthetic:

  1. Flower pots with plants.
  2. Photo.
  3. Figurines.
  4. Thematic accessories.
  5. Dishes.
  6. Books.
  7. Candles.
  8. Collections.

Preferably, the shelf was not cluttered. In this case, it will never spoil the interior, adding a gloss to it.

What are the shelves?

All the shelves are divided into types depending on the placement method, material and purpose. However, the importance of appearance stands in the first place, so he serves as the basis for selection. there are the following options:

  1. Cantilever. It is represented by an open plane without skirting.
  2. Models with side or rear walls.
  3. Closed type. This option is sometimes referred to as the cabinet, as its facade presented to the glass surface.
  4. Multi-storey shelf or rack.
  5. Combined options.
  6. Decorative model. They do not carry the functional load, it acts as a way of space or decor zoning.

Choose material

The material may be wood involved. It adds structural strength and reliability. When properly installed, they will be able to withstand loads up to 10 kg. Glass in the interior looks and extraordinary air. The construction is not different capacity for heavy loads, but acts as a room decor.

MDF, particle board acts as a reliable, durable and affordable materials. They differ impressive colors.

When choosing a style direction must take into account the interior and its design. To achieve harmony and functionality – priority tasks.