By De3wii190. Leaning Bookcases & Ladder Shelves. At Monday, October 07th 2019, 23:57:04 PM.
In fact, depending on what you plan to put on it, you could actually use a real ladder as a shelving unit by leaning it against the wall without opening it. Since there won't be much depth to the shelves if you do this, make sure you leave the ladder in a part of the room which doesn't get much people traffic. It's perfect for displaying changing artwork or photos and adding interest to a corner.
Ladder shelves are a hot item at the moment, it seems like every home has one or two somewhere. So why have they become so popular? Well, besides the reasonable price tag, ladder shelves have a very unique design to them. If you've never seen one before imagine a step ladder with shelves in place of the steps. These days this product comes in several new designs, some are free standing, some need to be bolted to a wall; they are also made from a variety of different materials each with its own original texture. To give you a better idea of what to expect when shopping for ladder shelves, here are 3 very unique designs to get your creative juices flowing:
Why not throw a media stand between two leaning bookcases and really strike a modern pose in the living room? How about a mini wine bar between two bookcases in an adjoining anteroom? There are even versions that act like desks while featuring the familiar leaning shelves just above.