With all the e-books, online magazines and more, books can be seen as vintage products. So what would suit better than creating a vintage space where you can read them? You’re right, nothing. We want to show you a collection of inspirational ideas for your own home library, which can be a great addition to your overall home interior design.
There are three essential parts you need for your home library. First, a shelf filled with books, second, a chair or sofa where you can sit and last, a bright lighting design so you have enough light to see everything.
So let’s start with some bookshelves.
After you saw some ideas of bookshelves, we want to show you where you can sit. Chairs or sofas in a vintage mid-century style can be perfect for your reading space to create a special atmosphere.
When it comes to your lighting design, you can choose many options. It does not matter if you choose a floor or a suspension lamp. The only important thing is that the lamp gives you enough light so you can read.
Other items you can use are small decoration pieces. They can give your home library the final touch.
We hope you enjoyed our collection oh home libraries and reading spots. What do you think about these spaces? Let us know your thoughts, needs, and wishes and leave a comment! You can find more inspiration about interior or lighting design, events and more in the other articles on home design ideas.
Today we give you the perfect inspiration for your home library. These spaces are amazingly important in a home. They give the intellectuality and serenity you’re looking for and, definitely, elevate your designs into another level. Get inspired by our suggestions!
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Strelein Warehouse, by Ian Moore Architects, has the perfect monochromatic library. Black and white are the highlight and minimalism is highly present. White walls cover the space and black details like the chair give the twist you need. If you’re a fan of this style, inspire yourself here.
Hanna, by Delightfull, is a vintage suspension fixture which suits perfectly a living room. Its structure made in brass reports to a classical ambiance. This magnificent pendant lamp is elegantly composed by five arms and three lampshades made in aluminum by artisans who apply delicately an ancient technique called hand metal spinning.
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Practicality and modernity are now the spotlight. Large spaces, white walls and wood floors bring a fresh design into your home. It’s perfect for your home designs ideas and we are sure that the result will be amazing. Try it!
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Peace, nature, intellectuality… Everything you want in one space. Imagine that you can relax inside a bathtub seeing your private garden. Coupled with that, you can read a book. The perfect combination. Discover this interior design.
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Gustavo Costa designed a mid-century modern home with an expansive home library. He believed that this place could be the perfect meeting place for friends. Modern details give the touch you’ve always looked for. Sophistication describes this Brazilian house.
The tall Cole Standing Lamp, designed by Delightfull, is the ideal corner piece for a lobby or a living room. It has a balanced elegance and presence. Made with architectural environments in mind, it is a classic and versatile lighting piece. This piece is handmade in brass and its lampshades in aluminum.
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High ceilings, gray color and cold materials bring an extremely modern touch into this house. Located in Germany, this residence has a bookshelf with a floor-to-ceiling height and can mesmerize every guest. Wage on this design and the results will come naturally without much effort.
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Now we have a cozier space. Dark wood and natural light bring nature inside your home. It reminds us a chalet in the mountains, perfect for winter. Try to read a book while is snowing. Amazing!
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Located in Argentina, this residence is the combination of privacy and work. The family uses this house for private moments but, at the same time, focused moments. The library is the real proof of sophistication and modernity and gives a completely unique touch to every contemporary house.
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