Are you on the lookout for an eye-catching shelving unit? Perhaps one with a bohemian-industrial feel, perfect for a vintage or a modern interior with a personality? For today, we would like to present the urban shelf, a fresh design meant to add a twist to your home decor. Discovered on Chiasso, this cool and creative project resembles a three-floor fire escape and goes great against a colorful or neutral background. The shelf was made entirely of sturdy epoxy-coated steel and weighs 6lbs. (about 2.72 kilos). This is why, when it comes to storing things on it, you can let your imagination run wild. The urban shelf can hold a variety of practical or decorative objects, from books and magazines to plants, supplies and artwork. Its overall size is 12? x 3.75? x 25.5”, its price tag is $98 and you should also know it ships in two pieces, for easy assembly.
Sunken living rooms were all the rage in the 60s and 70s, but they can still be just as comfy and stylish in the aughts. With so many of us opting for open plan spaces these days, creating a casual but defined “conversation pit” is a fun way to break up your living room into manageable zones. Read on for some of our favorite inspiration rooms featuring cozy sunken living areas that we’d love to nestle up in. The soaring ceilings of this bright and airy Texas home are further exaggerated by its recessed seating area. The raw look of the wooden ceilings and concrete floors are softened by strategically placed pops of color and plush pillows.
Don’t worry about making your shelf picture-perfect. Displaying a collection of toys is a simple, eye-catching solution, and the resulting vignette just might double as wall art! Below we see the Radial Wall Shelf from The Land of Nod. To cut down on the cluttered look, try grouping items by color! These Color Bar Ledges from The Land of Nod make the job easy. Use the shelves themselves to create an artful wall vignette, especially if you purchase intriguing pieces like these Shape Shifter Wall Shelves. This Land of Nod hinged metal shelving allows for a range of configurations, from rectangles to arrows. And don’t forget about creative ideas such as placing patterned paper at the back of your shelving to create a vibrant backdrop. These Honeycomb Wall Shelves are styled with shades of turquoise. Do you have any shelf styling tips to share? Leave a comment below.