By Sing0. Bookcases. At Friday, July 27th 2018, 20:41:19 PM.
If the shelf fits, use it. Eighteen inches of wall space may have more possibilties than you think. Designer Lotta Jansdotter put a Benno CD tower on its end and used it as shelving for books and curios. Rough and tumble bath, shelves shaped like skateboards (from Pottery Barn Kids) add fun to a wall of concrete wall tiles mimicking masonry. Bright towels pick up their color for another accent.
Space saver. Go ahead, push the sofa against those shelves. It’s like a headboard for your couch, providing a focal point, avoiding the whole Is this art big enough for over the sofa? question, and providing storage on top of that.
Exhibition trick. In contrast, white shelves are like museum displays—they put all the focus on the individual pieces within. Play it up by placing a single standout piece on a shelf by itself.