Custom Built-in Bookcase Storage
Design Ideas for 2014 New Homes
Bookcase storage can be an essential element in any room of your home - including the great room, home office and kids play room.
Get bookcase storage design ideas for you new home, in these 2014 custom home photos and layouts.
Bookcase Storage Design Ideas for the Home Office
In traditional floor plans, the foyer opens into a formal dining on one side and a formal living room on the other.
In this more modern home plan example, a home office replaces the formal living room. Full-height built-in bookcases and cabinets offer tons of work storage space. These bookcases where designed to make an upscale, elegant impression on business visitors.
Bookcase Storage Design Ideas for the Great Room
More 2014 homes are integrating built-ins throughout the home. In this example, a bookcase and entertainment center combination - with a space for a flat screen TV - was added to the great room.
Lower cabinets offer hidden storage, very handy for all kinds of items.
Bookcase Storage Design Ideas for the Keeping Room
In places where you have less wall space - or unique angles - smaller bookcases can be custom-designed to fit the space.
In this custom home, the homeowners added small bookcases to each side of the keeping room fireplace.
Bookcase Storage Design Ideas for the Library
If you are looking for a full library - rather than a home office with built-ins - take a look at this design. There are bookcases on three walls, with large windows to bring natural light into this reading space.
Bookcase Storage Design Ideas for the Bonus Room
The bonus room is the perfect place for a wall of bookshelves, with room for a large screen TV.
Bookcase Storage Design Ideas for the Loft
Shelving in an open loft area will keep the space clutter-free. In this custom home, a built-in bookcase doubles as an entertainment center in the second story loft, which overlooks the great room.
Bookcase Storage Design Ideas for the Basement
Basements make great spaces as "man caves" or large hang out areas. In this custom home, rows of bookcases were incorporated in this wide open basement - which still has space for a pool table in the center.
Bookcase Storage Design Ideas for the Kids Play Room
If you decide to designate a play room for your kids, a built in bookcase can be extremely helpful - for games, books, and toys. These shelves are designed to fit rows of baskets and buckets.
Bookcase Storage Design Ideas for the Bedroom
In the bedroom, you may want to keep the built in storage simple, and more in line with traditional furnishings. Adding a small bookcase or open shelving will help keep your most popular books, games, toys, and blankets organized and accessible.
Whether you're looking to clear clutter, get organized, or make your space more usable, these built in bookcase storage design ideas give you a good idea of how 2014 new homes are building in storage.
2014 New Home Design Trends