Published at Monday, October 21st 2019, 01:39:46 AM. Barrister Bookcases & Bookshelves. By Akira Nakamura.
For starters, today's selections come in all different shapes and sizes. Some have doors and drawers while others look like cubbies or tables with shelves. There are many that do not look like the traditional bookcase but look more like works of art. Over the years many different styles and sizes have been created to fit our ever changing lifestyles. In this article we're going to introduce you to one of the more traditional and elegant styles - the barrister bookcase.
You can use these versatile pieces of furniture to display pictures, store your children's toys, partition a large room, organize your closet, and much more. You can put a bookcase anywhere you have a space to fill, a need for organization or a desire to display.
Take some time to look around at examples. As you see various types and models of bookcases keep track of the types that would work best for you. Once back home, check online. You could save quite a hefty amount by buying it this way. You will have a good idea of the quality and be assured that you'll be happy with your new bookcase.
A barrister looks similar to a traditional bookcase, but instead of being open at the front, each shelf has a glass cover that is hinged at the top. The purpose of these glass covers is to keep objects in the bookcase protected. The hinges open at the top to prevent the doors from getting jammed shut.