1 Bracket shelves Decorative metal brackets add architectual flair to sleek wooden shelves. These particula
r polished metal brackets come in three intriguing designs: circular, flat or square. $120-$160 US, West Elm.
2 Woven rattan bowl Store your books by piling them into a handcrafted rattan bowl. The delicate weave is meant to evoke the image of a bird's nest and gives this unique book display an organic, textured appearance. $150 US, Restoration Hardware.
3 Room divider Use literature to help create privacy in an open-concept loft, bachelor suite or large room by displaying books in an eco-friendly bamboo bookcase and room divider. Inspired by Oriental joinery, this large storage and display case is simple, elegant and convenient. $1500 US, Room and Board.
4 Hanging wooden trays A rustic, swing-inspired hanging tray can conveniently hold all reading materials while you lounge in or outdoors. This set of two mango wood trays will bring a little taste of relaxed, island-life to your home. $89 US (set of 2), Pottery Barn.
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5 Conceal bookshelf Don't just display your books -- use them as functional, floating shelves. Powder coated steelhardware disappears behind a stack of books that provide a decorative display and the ability to help you show off other accessories. $14, Umbra.