Open Storage walls, bookcases, or shelving will create a focal point for your room. In addition, to organized beautiful, yes beautiful storage. And what does a storage wall look like? Shelving surrounds come in many shapes and sizes. And can be custom made to accommodate your needs. Or, many retailers offer shelving with differing configurations that you can work into your design plan.
First, “L-Shaped floating library wall” that is anything but stuffy. In fact, this room just makes you want to sit down and read a good book. Share in conversation or just kick back and relax.
The combination of wood shelving and white walls provides a warm yet modern aesthetic.
Second, a fireplace surround painted a rich deep color adds dimension to this neutral Living Room.
Paint Colors: Sherwin-Williams. Walls & Trim: Shiitake SW9173. Soffit: Natural Tan SW7567. Fireplace Surround: Pewter Green SW6208.
Third, a single wall becomes a focal point quickly with an open storage surround wall. And as a bonus, closed storage below. Painted in Benjamin Moore Baby Seal Black, providing a neutral backdrop for books and accessories.
Paint Colors: Benjamin Moore, Baby Seal Black, Trim: Pale Oak, Walls: Cloud White
All in all, open storage creates breathable light storage all within reach. Although a surround wall may seem overwhelming for a room, it’s the open shelving that keeps the design visually light. And, there are endless options and combinations to choose from. Many retailers offer bookshelves that can be configured to meet your needs. Or custom woodworking is a viable option as well.
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