Its my dream to have a library ladder in my house someday. Floor to ceiling bookcases offer plenty of space to showcase a vast collection of books. A ladder gives access to books placed high on the bookcase.
What an awesome library! You could do this in any small room of the house. put glass french doors with curtains, and a few good chairs/lamps- would feel like Moms library. I like the colored shelves=) - Amazing House Design
I love the red background. Public-relations executive Mike Clifford brought drama to the library he created in the entry of his Hollywood Hills house by painting the walls backing the bookcases in a Farrow & Ball red.
House Tour: A Relaxed, Colorful Manhattan Townhouse
The library of a Manhattan home decorated by Katie Ridder. The sofa and club chair, both by Anthony Lawrence-Belfair, are covered in Holland & Sherry wools, the side table in the corner is one of a pair from Niall Smith Antiques, the camel side table is f
What a great alternative for a small space, upholstered benches that can be tucked under the table and seat more people, so long as they don't mind snuggling up. These benches can be brought to other areas of the space, too, for 360 degree seating.
I don't LOVE the rug. but I think the green curtain, built-in shelves filled with books and the (presumably) sliding ladder are wonderful. Its missing a fire place, lots of cozy blankets and an oriental rug!
Bookshelves by Janson Goldstein in the frame a view of the room. The Italian cocktail table was found at Mondo Cane, and the flooring is stained European oak. It would be cool to incorporate built in book shelves somewhere