I can imagine what the interior designer said, "a warm fire surrounded by book shelves will be a cozy, inviting focal point." And sure it looks pretty, but in practical application I can see this setup being a bit of a fire hazard. I hope it's not a real fire.

Bookshelf, brick wall

Love libraries like this! It just creates a different ambiance.

book staircase

Wiesergut Boutique Hotel by Gogl Architekten

♂ Contemporary home library wall

Home library

I really want a room like this!!!

Can this be my home library?

Bookshelf ~ this is the kind of bookshelf i want in my house

Custom Shelving in the library of the Oracle Club.

book wall

Beautiful library

library bedroom

I need a wall of bookcases

Fireplace: wood storage

beautiful bookcase (arranged by colour, just how i love).

Library loft

walk in shower with fireplace . . . pure bliss

divider/shelving