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Bookshelf rehab: 33 Amazing ways to add color coordinated books

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An ordinary bookcase can be completely transformed into a rainbow of color when you have coordinated books arranged by hue, creating a magnetic appeal. Have a look through your collection in a new light, see what you might be able to do to re-work it to make it more attractive. Your bookshelves can be the […]



28 Dreamy home offices with libraries for creative inspiration

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A well designed home office will most certainly set the stage for higher productivity, but why not get creative, try incorporating a personalized library into your space. This can be a set of shelves above your desk, a built-in library with a ladder or just a single unit purchased from IKEA. You are only confined by the space […]

36 Fabulous home libraries showcasing window seats

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Home libraries can take up a whole room or just a wall, and even if your space is small, giving a room a library aesthetic is a wonderful approach to decorating and will inspire you to read more. Not many homeowners have the luxury of having a separate home library, and if you have a passion for […]

50 Relaxing ways to decorate your bedroom with bookshelves

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 If you are a book lover, than a natural part of leisure time at home would be having bookshelves filled with books accessible in your cozy bedroom retreat. Shelving allows you to have personal expression in your design scheme and with the addition of books, no matter what the genre, is an engaging accoutrement in […]

Concrete pad showcases fascinating library design in Brazil

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Querosene House is a modern three story home showcasing an incredible library design that contains 7,500 books, designed by architects grupoSP in São Paulo, Brazil. A large portion of land where the house has been built lies three meters below street level, so the design of this urban home of 10X40 meters enabled a large […]

Modern pad epitomizes Southern California lifestyle

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  The Goodman Residence, designed by Abramson Teiger Architects, epitomizes the Southern California lifestyle by uniting the home, garden and pool. Its massing is conceived as one linear bar running the depth of the lot that has two smaller masses attached to its side. The combination of the three masses, some open, some closed, sets up […]

50 Jaw-dropping home library design ideas

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  For those of you who love books, you probably have a collection lying around somewhere in your home, whether you cleverly use them as a coffee table, end table, store them in a bookcase, on a shelf or have a reading nook or whole library dedicated to your love affair of books. A personal […]

Stunning chapel reconverted into a Belgium loft

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This stunning chapel is situated in the quaint Flemish village of Bazel, Belgium and has been reconverted into two loft-type houses. This building was erected in the second half of the 19th century by Countess Villain XIIII next to the castle of Wissekerke as a place where the children of the village could be educated. […]

Tudor-style home with a fabulous ‘man cave’

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This beautiful home in the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose, California was remodeled by design firm Lizette Marie Interior Design. The family of four had just purchased their 5,200 square foot, five bathroom, four-and-a-half bathroom classic Tudor style home and was looking to do a few updates which turned into a larger project of […]

Dream house magically suspended on a bluff

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Having been neglected for nearly 50 years, this incredible dream home was rescued by new owners who sought to restore the home to its original grandeur by Siemasko + Verbridge, an architecture, interior and landscape design firm in Beverly, Massachusetts. Prominently located on the rocky shoreline, its presence welcomes all who enter into Marblehead from […]