As we settle into the dark, cozy season of fireplaces, chunky sweaters, and good books, our housing inspiration has taken a literary turn. We’ve been admiring some specular home libraries lately, and today we’d like to share our favorites.
If you want to add a professorial air to your home office, blend interior design and good literature, or simply imitate Jay Gatsby, these are for you.
We love the lines of these wrap-around, edgeless shelves.
Forget the books. Look at that wood!
Books and a view. This is a good way to use the space below a window, but be careful of the sun fading the book covers.
Cabin reading. I can hear rain on the roof and smell pine trees through the windows.
An absolutely gorgeous period library.
The descending shelves would be a fresh and striking addition to any basement.
The wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling book grid is impressive, but what really gets us is that they created a two-story room just so they could display all their books like this.
Always ready for a bit of after-dinner reading.
A cozy corner for reading OR writing.
If you have a photo of your own home library, please send us a photo! We love seeing how your homes have transformed since we saw them last.