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The Thicket modern-hall

The Thicket

The library is a hallway is the connection to the living room and reading area and a simple filter from the entry.
Photo by: Joe Iano

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Inside the front entry foyer, a thick library wall divides the public areas from the private areas, also known as active and calm zones. The side facing the front door is an art wall; the side facing the bedrooms holds hundreds of books — which, Pirzio-Biroli points out creates depth. "When you have to look at the end of a skinny wall, it's bad architecture," she says."A hallway that only serves as a corridor is wasted space," she adds. "We make spaces that do at least three things at once. For instance, this hallway screens the more private bedroom and bathroom from the entry foyer; it serves as a library and as a hallway."

What Houzzers are commenting on:

kalmaui1 added this to Karen-Closet
5 hours ago
the book and art storage
leeyin3 added this to leeyin3's ideas
December 17, 2014
Sheryll Magayanes added this to Sheryll Magayanes's Ideas
December 13, 2014
nazdorovya added this to storage
December 10, 2014
Drywall bookshelves
mrkarolia added this to mrkarolia's ideas
December 9, 2014
karvey77 added this to montana bedroom
November 30, 2014
Bookshelves in the divide
galinbk added this to Built in Shelves
November 25, 2014
i don't like this just a good photo to show
Mary Fucoy added this to shelves
November 24, 2014
Hallway shelves
jones102 added this to Great room
November 22, 2014
drywall all of they around
Mike Hoffman added this to basement
November 16, 2014
Built on shelves.
gabe16 added this to Library
November 6, 2014
white walls with wood shelves
redpeg916 added this to redpeg916's ideas
November 2, 2014
fits the space - wood shelves, white walls
randallkp added this to randallkp's Ideas
November 1, 2014
Hallway display
casielkaplan added this to shelves
October 14, 2014
White and wood
sehribandy added this to tepekent zemin kat
October 10, 2014
Koridor için
jpfwang added this to fretwork and built in shelves
October 9, 2014
clean and functional with adjustable shelving
sea83064 added this to Living Room Ideas
October 4, 2014
built-in shelves
fabulousapril added this to fabulousapril's ideas
October 4, 2014
hallway space used for shelves
agrussell added this to agrussell's Ideas
October 4, 2014
Style. Art. Wood.
andrea navrrro added this to general
September 27, 2014
vannieanne21 added this to vannieanne21's Ideas
September 16, 2014
sylvfine added this to sylvfine's ideas
September 12, 2014
kristybergthold added this to hallway
September 4, 2014
hallway bookshelf
cgedlaman added this to Cindi's Home
August 31, 2014
cgedlaman added this to Kellie and Denny
August 31, 2014
shelving colour in loft?
dberkun added this to Remsen Remodel
August 29, 2014
mix of wood with white wall
magnolias4eva added this to magnolias4eva's Ideas
August 28, 2014
For basement
stefooch added this to hallway closet
August 21, 2014
some open shelves too?
elainemleo added this to elainemleo's ideas
August 2, 2014
Wood and white contrast storage divider
Pamela Pamela added this to Pamela Pamela's Ideas
July 26, 2014
libbymizell added this to Camelot
July 20, 2014
Mid Century Modern
sundgrenk added this to Closet Ideas
July 19, 2014
ceiling-low to high creates drama
Peggy Ramsberger added this to peggy_ramsberger's Ideas
July 15, 2014
Bookshelf nook
cathybonwick added this to Interior - general
July 15, 2014
Book and art walls
msept added this to Built ins
July 7, 2014
The bookcase - combination of white and wood
jasonoury added this to shelves
July 6, 2014
Shelves, wood, framed in clean white
umulius7 added this to HELLEBAKKEN II
July 6, 2014
lilpeadot added this to lilpeadot's Ideas
July 4, 2014
mariearrington added this to mariearrington's Ideas
July 1, 2014
Like the shelves. Can we do something like this when we do the add on along the wall just inside the door?
Christina added this to knee wall
June 23, 2014
walls, moulding, built-ins
Stuart DeSpain added this to Floor001
June 23, 2014
Interesting effect placing wood inside the drywall frame.
lilianawoo added this to OFFICE
June 19, 2014
Jules Clayton added this to interior dec
June 19, 2014
I like the idea of a wall similar to this in an open walk through office
ballybeg77 added this to lounge
June 19, 2014
viviankhoury added this to viviankhoury's Ideas
June 19, 2014
johnyczj added this to johnyczj's ideas
June 15, 2014
aminan3 added this to Jumalmal
June 9, 2014
The shelves
kshaik added this to Features
June 8, 2014
abhirav2009 added this to abhirav2009's ideas
June 7, 2014
shelf within wall
Rita Perigo added this to rita_perigo's ideas
June 6, 2014
love the look
handler123 added this to Entraceway
May 31, 2014
Nii Adjei-Otchwemah added this to webuser_2798851's ideas
May 21, 2014
Very nice and interesting
cwhattam added this to cwhattam's ideas
May 20, 2014
loft shelving
bungy2014 added this to bungy2014's ideas
May 19, 2014
Could have bookcase on internal side of foyer or even some open spaces. Guess depends on wall thickness
Charlie Mayer added this to Charlie Mayer's Ideas
May 17, 2014
Recessed shelves. Maybe we do something like this in the hallway?
susanelgin2012 added this to susanelgin2012's ideas
May 9, 2014
simplicity of bookcases
ystar added this to Book case
May 2, 2014
020558 added this to office
May 1, 2014
Bookshelf pasadiso
Suganthan Siva added this to suganthan_siva's ideas
April 30, 2014
shelves another to consider
shevin1 added this to Interior design
April 29, 2014
fredkanyike added this to fredkanyike's Ideas
April 24, 2014
Anne Bancroft Interiors added this to built-in shelves
April 24, 2014
Maple wood.
char801 added this to lounge
April 21, 2014
Jill Patterson added this to Aubuchon master bedroom
April 17, 2014
Recessed built in shelves
renovat0 added this to renovat0's ideas
April 15, 2014
margysp added this to cabin dividing wall
April 12, 2014
book storage
Aedas LA added this to Donohue House
April 8, 2014
Built in
tgrooten added this to tgrooten's Ideas
April 7, 2014
Jerry Buffington added this to jerry_buffington's ideas
March 31, 2014
Madison Hogan added this to Madison's Living room
March 28, 2014
Wall unit
j_rubin added this to 15 Laurier E
March 27, 2014
you could do the forage wall like this with IKEA cabinets but make it really built-in looking - JR
lameisele added this to Living Room Ideas
March 26, 2014
built in bookshelf/nook
dmb71 added this to sitting foom
March 25, 2014
bradkylie added this to bradkylie's Ideas
March 23, 2014
ashleydiva1 added this to ashleydiva1's ideas
March 22, 2014
shelves inside drywall, no trim
kschewe added this to kschewe's Ideas
March 21, 2014
A way an entry way could be set apart and give storage.
moiraanncomfort added this to Bathroom Ideas
March 19, 2014
kallen11 added this to kallen11's Ideas
March 11, 2014
Katina Rogers AXIOS Holdings, LLC. added this to axios's ideas
March 11, 2014
bookcase wall divider basement
chrissyarsenault added this to built-in shelving
March 10, 2014
adjustable built-in shelving
tinastupasky added this to book shelves
March 6, 2014
don't like all the brown with the white
bishbub added this to main ideas book
March 4, 2014
benniphaw added this to benniphaw's Ideas
February 28, 2014
Cabinet wall
sacapuntaslapioz added this to foyer
February 27, 2014
entry foyer divided by bokcase
tczisny added this to tczisny's ideas
February 24, 2014
wood in the middle, paint above and below look
zilkha added this to zilkha's Ideas
February 23, 2014
mcolganl added this to Upstairs
February 22, 2014
Wood shelves and back
29071960 added this to Fireplace
February 12, 2014
Model shelving
Christa added this to christatortorice's Ideas
February 11, 2014
under stairway 133rd Pl SE
atl1950 added this to atl1950's Ideas
February 11, 2014
lm067 added this to lm067's ideas
February 8, 2014
Open display area
pyarelal added this to pyarelal's Kitchen ideas
February 4, 2014
book shelf
wanmatnor added this to wanmatnor's ideas
February 2, 2014
Jennifer Lambert added this to jennifer_lambert8288927's Ideas
February 1, 2014
Bronwen Zwicker added this to bronwen_zwicker's ideas
January 30, 2014
bookshelf style
mediemir added this to library
January 24, 2014
Built in
pajariway added this to Estudio
January 23, 2014
Graduación de los entrepaños
edonadauti added this to Bathroom
January 15, 2014
tobafr added this to tobafr's ideas
January 11, 2014
built in shelves on top of plasterboard
Amy Lemanski added this to Living room
January 10, 2014
sarahfrost added this to Living Room Ideas
January 7, 2014
storage shelving style
Tangent Design Studio added this to eliza_dray's Ideas
January 5, 2014
Built-in bookcase
Susan Staffan added this to misc
January 2, 2014
burrito78 added this to Shelving
December 23, 2013
wood shelving surrounded by white
rafaelliebanas added this to taller y cuarto lavado
December 16, 2013
estanterias para estudio
muratsa added this to muratsa's ideas
December 15, 2013
siva ici kitplik
pipcowling added this to entrance hall
December 10, 2013
Library shelves one side, art wall the other - great idea to divide space.
sarahkreiter added this to sarahkreiter's Ideas
November 30, 2013
Like the bookshelf
patator added this to patator's Ideas
November 23, 2013
Etageres dans mur pour bureau
annedglvr added this to annedglvr's ideas
November 20, 2013
Allan Stylez added this to kitchen dividers
November 17, 2013
The main idea
Sam Britton added this to miscellaneous
November 11, 2013
Shelf wall
Franklin Palheiros added this to Corredor e Escada
October 29, 2013
Estante no corredor
Walter added this to walt_ua's ideas
October 29, 2013
arcnewuss added this to office
October 28, 2013
bookshelves embedded in wall
normah54 added this to normah54's Ideas
October 3, 2013
ebello added this to office wall
October 3, 2013
Office wall
Paulette Pinheiro added this to cozinha jurerê
September 30, 2013
porta recuada ao fundo
Denise Brigode added this to denise_brigode's ideas
September 24, 2013
pantry shelving?
carorlando added this to carorlando's Favorites
September 23, 2013
inkieee added this to inkieee's Ideas
September 22, 2013
tfstanfield added this to tfstanfield's Ideas
September 20, 2013
jnhollingsworth added this to jnhollingsworth's ideas
September 17, 2013
I like the built ins
alexandrarw added this to Librerías
September 11, 2013
De maders
Robin Wong added this to corridor
September 6, 2013
inset shelves
winkiemrtn added this to winkiemrtn's Ideas
August 23, 2013
selbyallen added this to selbyallen's Ideas
August 20, 2013
Shelf units
sucheiayee added this to hall
August 17, 2013
book shelf at 2nd floor
tdhaune added this to basement
August 14, 2013
skinnke added this to skinnke's ideas
August 11, 2013
Office book shelving
mbwslp47 added this to mbwslp47's Ideas
August 11, 2013
this would be fun for upstairs hallway
haleydrive added this to Hall Wall
July 22, 2013
what I was thinking - how to make it rustic?
roottheworld added this to roottheworld's Ideas
July 21, 2013
Built in
sarahrdg added this to sarahrdg's ideas
July 20, 2013
Large shelving
emmajones2 added this to look, feel and function
July 20, 2013
Black windows
mbrv added this to mbrv's ideas
July 18, 2013
naijadude added this to naijadude's ideas
July 17, 2013
in-built wall shelf
usagilovesino added this to must haves
July 15, 2013
misterdutchy added this to misterdutchy's Ideas
July 14, 2013
Basement shelves
chrisandkris added this to Living Room Ideas
July 14, 2013
something like this but less bulky and shelves see-through to the other side
dangoucher added this to dangoucher's ideas
July 9, 2013
STONEIDEA added this to misc stoneidea's ideas
July 3, 2013
color open space
Sarhianwar Sarhi added this to Bathroom Ideas
June 29, 2013
library drwars
reallybigonions added this to Living Room Ideas
June 28, 2013
Recessed bookshelves in free living room wall - from article, 'when you have to look at the end of a skinny wall, it's bad architecture'
charlots added this to charlots's Ideas
June 28, 2013
kstumpmier added this to kstumpmier's ideas
June 28, 2013
built in shelves
simonpinontoan added this to simonpinontoan's ideas
June 28, 2013
ruang belajar lantai 2
vlientje added this to vlientje's Ideas
June 21, 2013
Bookshelf in wall
danadunk added this to danadunk's ideas
June 21, 2013
Built in
tammc1 added this to tammc1's ideas
June 19, 2013
Silvia E Bravo added this to webuser_708080's Ideas
June 16, 2013
Bibliotecas empotrada
nkules added this to nkules's ideas
June 10, 2013
seweng added this to seweng's Ideas
May 24, 2013
sassysez added this to Built ins
May 24, 2013
rivercreekfarms added this to rivercreekfarms's ideas
May 22, 2013
window sill
karlatrejoo added this to Living Room Ideas
May 20, 2013
shlf spacing
nickim added this to nickim's Ideas
May 11, 2013
Like built in along wall in communal living space
ingles added this to Woodstove
May 10, 2013
Woodstove into drywall
magisita added this to Resumen de Ideas
May 5, 2013
Jim Gomes added this to jimgomes's Favorites
May 2, 2013
Note the wall on top -- shelves aren't to ceiling
rebyl added this to rebyl's ideas
April 29, 2013
built in bookcase
nikgrek added this to nikgrek's ideas
April 20, 2013
kimberwitch added this to kimberwitch's Ideas
April 17, 2013
I like the shelves / bookcases.
tri7 added this to tri7's Ideas
April 14, 2013
JDS homes limited. added this to kemka's Ideas
April 12, 2013
aspar13 added this to aspar13's Ideas
April 10, 2013
Built in shelving
Jody Wong added this to jody_wong's Ideas
April 6, 2013
back side entry wall
yyhah added this to yyhah's ideas
April 3, 2013
Wood built in shelf
Pamela Kelley added this to Home Office Ideas
April 1, 2013
laparoscopiaavanzada added this to laparoscopiaavanzada's Ideas
March 30, 2013
Pieza azul
s_wood added this to s_wood's ideas
March 28, 2013
love it..
wrkn added this to trim
March 28, 2013
Simple shelves in hall.
balnur added this to balnur's Ideas
March 22, 2013
Полки в холле на 2 этаже
lowagiejelle added this to lowagiejelle's Ideas
March 15, 2013
Kast inwerken?
karen9610 added this to karen9610's ideas
March 14, 2013
lingcornerstone added this to library cum office
March 8, 2013
Nice color
Alec Boyd added this to alec_boyd's ideas
March 7, 2013
use of wood and maple
liauwernygan added this to liauwernygan's ideas
February 27, 2013
Library in a hallway
chuckitb added this to chuckitb's ideas
February 24, 2013
hallway bookshelves
PrincessEbonē Sherell added this to webuser_54162's Ideas
February 15, 2013
riks added this to riks's ideas
February 3, 2013
library shelves
Arkhwan Biram added this to arkhwan_biram's ideas
February 3, 2013
التجاويف جعلها تتناسب مع الاحتياجات المنزلية
lfdz added this to lfdz's Ideas
January 27, 2013
Dividir ingreso y recamaras
googleguy added this to house
January 26, 2013
built-in shelving
lowboonhow added this to lowboonhow's ideas
January 26, 2013
nicnic151 added this to nicnic151's Ideas
January 26, 2013
oneputt11 added this to oneputt11's Ideas
January 13, 2013
josueyuk added this to josueyuk's Ideas
January 5, 2013
tehcman added this to tehcman's Ideas
January 4, 2013
Wall shelf
kerent added this to hallway
December 30, 2012
Natural wood shelving?
LG Project added this to lghome - detalles
December 23, 2012
Angulos rectos de muros
lost351 added this to Study
December 23, 2012
End of dividing wall could be a bookcase
Geokat added this to george_pantelic's ideas
December 12, 2012
shelf built in
llujan added this to llujan's Favorites
December 9, 2012
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