Abbate Standard Bookcase
A good bookshelf isn't just storage -- it's a home for your books that shows them off in style! Take this shelf, for example: crafted from metal, it features 11 shelves to help you give all your novels a home. When in use, the thin shelves have a inchfloatinginch effect, so it seems as if your books are suspended along this central beam, or, when the shelf is totally filled, appear as if they're in one large stack. Great for a contemporary or minimalist home, this piece measures 65'' H x 16'' W x...
- Shelf Material: Metal
- Assembly Required: Yes
The bases I used, or something similar, can often be found at Design Toscono in Chicago (I'm sure they are online), but an architectural salvage or lawn/patio ornaments store would probably have something more affordable (when you consider shipping) and equally attractive and stable.
For instance, to add an element of surprise to your design, a path that leads from a main outdoor living room floored with paving stones to a smaller, cosier, patio paved with same, can be designed with different wood deck levels to arouse visual interest.