By De3wii190. Cube Storage Bookcases & Bookshelves. At Tuesday, October 08th 2019, 02:07:00 AM.
You need to consider size, space and colour as the main components as your bookcase. Always take measurements of a room if you are going furniture shopping, and try and identify a space where you can place the bookcase and know it will fit.
The invention of the printing press by Johannes Gutenberg in 1440 made books more common. The need for their storage also become more pronounced. The oldest shelves in existence are believed to be in the Bodleian Library at Oxford University, they have been in place since the end of the 16th century. What surprises me though is the fact that the initial designs made then have remained till today, and are used as a standard for the design of the modern bookcases.
More stylish styles include glass and metal constructions, possibly in an unusual shape such as a wave. This adds a sleek element, and curved shapes can add extra style to any room. Other options are coloured plastic stackable cubes which slot together in a variety of ways and can be filled up with books and other ornaments if you wish.