If there’s one piece of furniture you can put in any type of space no matter how big or small or how formal or casual, that would be a wall shelf. Wall shelves are incredibly versatile not just from a spatial and stylistic point of view but also because they’re useful in so many different ways. In a lot of cases they even double as sculptures or decorations. To show you this wonderful versatility, we’ve prepared a few examples. They range from geometric shelves with eye-catching forms to sleek and simple shelves and even solid models that double as tables or desks.
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When you think about it, a wall-mounted console table or a desk are basically just simple shelves. They are of course different than your usual wall shelf used as a display area for a vase or a few books. First of all, they’re more robust and also bigger. Take this solid wood shelf for example. It looks exquisite especially with that accent lighting that highlights its form.
Most modern wall shelves have a double function, serving both as functional furniture pieces and as decorations for the space. This design is a good example. The shelves are eye-catching and have an interesting geometric form which doesn’t diminish their practicality. Their rounded form makes them suitable for bedrooms, allowing them to maintain a pleasant and welcoming ambiance and decor.
Multifunctional designs are extremely popular these days and this idea applies to everything from coffee tables to chairs and even smaller things like wall shelves. Check out these ones which seem to be perfect for entryways, kitchens or bathrooms. They offer a small storage/ display surface but also integrate hooks which comes in really handy for things like jackets or hand towels.
Modularity and flexibility are often just as important as the aesthetics. In the case of wall shelves, these characteristics are actually desirable if you want to be able to easily customize or modify the decor and the configuration of your furniture arrangement. A good option is a series of individual shelves which can be mixed and matched in lots of different ways.
Style is always important when decorating a space and it’s often the little things and accent pieces that actually help outline a particular style or create a certain type of ambiance. Let’s say you want a room to feel inviting and comfortable, with a hint of casual elegance. A shelf like this one would be just right. It features a combination of wood and leather.
Different types of shelves can be used for different types of activities or items. For example, if you want to decorate the walls of your home with plates or other similar things, consider long and narrow wall shelves with a raised edge that prevents the items from slipping and falling down.
For bigger things like vases, framed paintings or sculptures, a different type of shelves is needed. They should have a larger base and it would also be nice to have some raised side panels that frame the items and offer protection. It can also be interesting to play with two or more different colors in such a case.
This sort of thin and sleek wall shelves is very elegant and wonderful for minimalist interiors. They are used in pairs or two, three or more and they have multiple functionalities. Consider this style for indoor gardens or for collections.
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