By Sing0. Bookcases. At Friday, July 27th 2018, 20:41:16 PM.
Access what you often need. Open shelves are all about easy access, but they force you to edit. “When it’s in plain sight, you know what you’ve got,” says designer Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls. “You forget about things behind cupboard doors.
Leave some open space. Rather than filling her shelves with books, L.A. designer Kelly LaPlante left room for shapely objects and empty space to create a pretty display. "I first visually balance the case as a whole," she says. "Then I arrange the contents of each shelf."
Hideaway storage. Look closely: These custom shelves conceal a drop-down desktop (with a printer and cords hidden underneath) and a panel to cover the flat-screen when it’s not in use.