Published at Tuesday, October 15th 2019, 01:49:17 AM. Barrister Bookcases & Bookshelves. By Azami Watanabe.
A good quality barrister bookcase doesn't come cheap, so there are a few factors to consider. As with all furniture, the correct location is vital. This can mean the difference between a barrister bookcase having the wow factor, or simply being looked on as a bit of furniture. Soft wall lighting, or built in lighting, will really show it off to its best.
You may not have heard the term before, but we all know what barrister bookcases are. It is like taking a regular bookcase and adding a glass door to the front that slides up and into the case to allow access. They show off your attractive books while at the same time keeping the dust at bay.
Modular bookcases come in sets that can be stacked, stretched out or even used individually. You can use them to create a traditional looking bookshelf or you can mount them to the wall in creative ways. These bookcases also come in a variety of sizes and designs, so you can use them just about anywhere.
Finding a quality barrister bookcase is going to take time and it is going to take the willingness to shop around in order to find what you are looking for. You are going to want to look for labels and history if you are looking at antiques. For newer options, you will want to check out the quality of the wood being used as well as the glass and joints to ensure that you are getting a piece that will endure for generations to come.