By De3wii190. Leaning Bookcases & Ladder Shelves. At Sunday, October 06th 2019, 23:04:13 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.
Opus Oak Ladder Shelves - This particular ladder shelf has a slightly different look to the standard shelf, it is similar to an 'S' turned on its side. It has a trendy modern appeal for younger people, but is a little on the expensive side costing over $200 each. The opus shelf has 7 shelves and a height/width of 59" x 20", this retro looking robust oak shelf would make a good addition to any sleek interior.