By De3wii190. Leaning Bookcases & Ladder Shelves. At Sunday, October 06th 2019, 23:14:55 PM.
Fresh, sleek and sophisticated are all great buzzwords when discussing the leaning bookcase. Made of many different types of materials from wood to aluminum, the possibilities and variations are endless. It will not be difficult to find the perfect match for any home decor. Some of the bookcases even in come in multiple sets with gallery-style shelves rather than the old boring standard upright bookcases. These can be affixed together or you can let them stand alone.
Ladder shelves come in all sorts of different shapes, sizes and colors. The most common types are made from good quality hard woods, which will be coated with a specific finish. There are also ladder shelves made from other materials, such as bamboo or even metal for extra durability. An example of a unique shelf is the 'Shanxi Shelf'; this oriental styled product is made from a strong hammered metal in a black finish hide metal shine. The upside to having a metal shelf is that it can withstand more weight and will last longer than a wooden shelf; this is especially true if you live in a humid climate.
Many units come both as corner and regular units so you can mix and match them to make the best use of the available space. Consider, as an example, adding ladder shelving to both corners of the fireplace wall. The effect will be to soften the impact of the fireplace, giving a sense of symmetry and balance.