By De3wii190. Leaning Bookcases & Ladder Shelves. At Sunday, October 06th 2019, 22:29:16 PM.
With a bookcase of this type, you can really make a statement, whether that is to simply place books on the shelves or even insert drawers and items to make a nice display. Higher quality materials will cost more for the same basic shape but sometimes the juxtaposition of wood and metal can make a beautiful addition to any room. In short, this style of bookcase definitely is a rule-breaker but it is most certainly not a deal breaker when it comes to improving a room. The ergonomics and design of a leaning bookcase truly allow the room to come together in ways previously unknown.
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.
The leaning bookcase has become commonplace in many homes seeking that modern feel. Quite simply, it is just a bookcase but with a distinct crick in its design that almost looks like a ladder. Almost like the ladder found in libraries of old but instead used to shelve books. The leaning bookcase is usually secured directly to the wall and is set up to make the most of limited shelf space.