Sharon Portnoy Design
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entry stair modern-family-room

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Between Naps on the Porch added this to Living with Books
They have been known to lie down on the job, but even then they do the work of warming up a room and filling it with heart.
Natalie Myers added this to Crazy Cool Shelves
Staggered shelf heights is a fun approach to making the library less serious and more approachable. A trend in shelving is using construction-grade plywood, double layered, with a natural finish.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

pascinchen added this to Living Room
December 5, 2014
bethany0604 added this to bethany0604's Ideas
November 10, 2014
Display of books
tmib added this to tmib's Ideas
November 2, 2014
R O Bin Setyono added this to robin_setyono's Ideas
October 21, 2014
sliding shelf
obonitas added this to obonitas's Ideas
September 21, 2014
Rolling shelves!
kellygynz added this to kellygynz's ideas
September 5, 2014
book shelf
debbiekitto added this to debbiekitto's Ideas
June 4, 2014
Book shelve staggered
bellemaison added this to bookcases
May 6, 2014
books fully lining the shelves
rgwhite added this to rgwhite's Ideas
March 18, 2014
Ravi Design added this to My home
March 5, 2014
Plywood shelving.
namdod added this to namdod's Ideas
December 28, 2013
Shelf spacing and depth
mikewacholder added this to mikewacholder's ideas
December 13, 2013
Wood finish on bookshelves
3050hath added this to Library
December 10, 2013
Double layer of shelves!
danielllie added this to danielllie's Ideas
December 2, 2013
Staggered shelves height
Jo-Anne Lee added this to office shelving
November 18, 2013
construction grade plywood shelves, light color
sjohnson1140 added this to LR Library Ideas
November 5, 2013
Like staggered heights
taytayrey added this to taytayrey's ideas
November 2, 2013
M office
chateaustmichel added this to Prayer Room
October 30, 2013
stacking books various ways
2212vickig added this to 2212vickig's Ideas
October 5, 2013
friendlymonster added this to friendlymonster's Ideas
October 5, 2013
Corner shelves!
nglahe added this to nglahe's Ideas
September 23, 2013
Sliding shelf
Casey Alvarez Blanco added this to CB Office
September 17, 2013
Sliding Bookcase
melg48 added this to Shelving
August 26, 2013
amelialouise added this to amelialouise's ideas
August 25, 2013
wood color
mia2012 added this to library
August 25, 2013
shelf shape/moving shelf
pdc3 added this to shelving
August 22, 2013
shelf ideas
salvinija added this to mano mediniai namai
August 13, 2013
Geros lentynos. Nedideli tarpai albumu guldymui
champoow added this to champoow's ideas
August 6, 2013
photomud added this to Books!
July 15, 2013
Remember to lay some sideways in stacks. You never do that.
heroami added this to heroami's ideas
June 2, 2013
piadl added this to piadl's ideas
May 16, 2013
My dream ---- a comfy chair and lots of good books.
Karen Storm added this to karen_storm's Ideas
May 7, 2013
Taylor Culler added this to taylorculler's ideas
May 3, 2013
Library with eames!
booksareus added this to booksareus's Ideas
May 3, 2013
Great ideas!
cwint added this to cwint's Ideas
April 9, 2013
onoshobishobi added this to onoshobishobi's ideas
April 4, 2013
Amy Torres added this to Family room
April 1, 2013
shelf arrangement
markmcg17 added this to markmcg17's Ideas
March 29, 2013
lucyl0ve added this to lucyl0ve's ideas
March 11, 2013
Different height shelving is more realistic to use
nikpetala added this to this is
March 3, 2013
ράφια που μετασχηματίζονται
jmaves added this to jmaves's Ideas
March 2, 2013
simonharries added this to simonharries's ideas
February 10, 2013
plrhodes added this to plrhodes's Ideas
February 1, 2013
Book arrangement
wernerstubbs added this to wernerstubbs's Ideas
January 31, 2013
tbilsi added this to garden room
January 28, 2013
Shelf sizes vary vertically, horizontally
sabrinabean26 added this to Den
January 20, 2013
Staggered shelving!
Jennifer Junk_Bagshaw added this to On display
January 20, 2013
Wall of staggered shelves
sldz added this to Rooms with books
January 18, 2013
small compartments of varying widths
mandygibbs added this to Front Room
January 12, 2013
Lucy likes this chair. I like the books.
elvezo added this to living room things I dont want
November 17, 2012
everateachr added this to my midcentury
November 10, 2012
hkwendy88 added this to hkwendy88's ideas
November 4, 2012
bonus room
Karen Dwyer added this to karen_dwyer's ideas
October 31, 2012
batrizita added this to batrizita's ideas
October 29, 2012
karlavdm added this to karlavdm's Favorites
October 29, 2012
elstarman added this to elstarman's ideas
October 16, 2012
like the way the books are staked
audrapavon added this to Library
October 14, 2012
staggered shelving,
louiseallrich added this to My Office Ideas
October 6, 2012
declare added this to declare's ideas
September 30, 2012
Plywood shelving
carolsschwartz added this to carolsschwartz's ideas
September 26, 2012
staggered shelves
Carla Rosen added this to Living room re-do
September 9, 2012
The comfy Eames chair
huishue6 added this to huishue6's ideas
September 9, 2012
opción para escritorio
Jeanne Essling added this to jeanne_essling's ideas
August 25, 2012
dailydaisy added this to Library
August 12, 2012
Double shelves - front on rollers?
jerick30 added this to jerick30's Ideas
August 10, 2012
Book placement
gregg1961 added this to gregg1961's ideas
August 7, 2012
Eames!!! Think of shelves in similar construction, but mid=century modern proportions for us.
pincheng added this to 書房
August 2, 2012
Deepthy Siby added this to DS Accessories
July 26, 2012
Staggered shelf heights
paigepennock added this to Study
July 25, 2012
Book styling
aditisomeshwar added this to aditisomeshwar's ideas
July 12, 2012
book shelf for dining pocket
fibrefare added this to Wall Ideas
July 10, 2012
shelf length
tmkapner added this to tmkapner's ideas
July 2, 2012
Sliding Shelf. Eames chair
glenda87 added this to glenda87's Favorites
June 23, 2012
Great idea.
Angela Souza_Autrata added this to angela_souza_autrata's ideas
June 11, 2012
oliviervs added this to oliviervs's Favorites
May 30, 2012
hilarysontag added this to hilarysontag's Favorites
May 29, 2012
jzimmerle added this to Shelves, nooks, cupboards
May 28, 2012
Spacing is neat. It's Ikea.
mdiez added this to mdiez's Favorites
May 23, 2012
rebeccablack added this to rebeccablack's ideas
May 23, 2012
fitzztif added this to fitzztif's Favorites
May 18, 2012
natashabell added this to natashabell's ideas
May 15, 2012
busy wall
neetamani added this to neetamani's ideas
May 7, 2012
like bookcase
brozy1 added this to brozy1's ideas
May 4, 2012
misaligned shelving
mrudnick added this to mrudnick's ideas
April 28, 2012
bookshelves on balcony
modernmom added this to modernmom's ideas
April 26, 2012
book cases
machojack added this to bookroom
April 22, 2012
lizvolchok added this to Office
April 16, 2012
varied shelves
marilusc added this to marilusc's Favorites
April 15, 2012
Estante dupla - uma corre em frente da outra
Beasley Woodworks LLC added this to crocker-lapore
April 13, 2012
adjustable maple
spaceangel8 added this to Drama
April 11, 2012
marcemoreno added this to marcemoreno's Favorites
April 8, 2012
Mmmmm... Que se desliza?
jessicavieweg added this to Bookshelves...
April 7, 2012
jdrh added this to basement
April 2, 2012
staggered shelf heights
Tammy Hoxie added this to Tammy's home
April 2, 2012
amylg added this to amylg's ideas
April 2, 2012
Staggered shelf height
Nancy added this to COMPUTER ROOM SWITCH
April 1, 2012
Staggered shelf heights is a fun approach to making the library less serious and more approachable. A trend in shelving is using construction-grade plywood, double layered, with a natural finish.
margarethartman added this to bookshelves
April 1, 2012
love the staggered random look
Jaci added this to Ideas for my Cottage
April 1, 2012
bookcase idea
loki425 added this to loki425's ideas
April 1, 2012
mrc201 added this to Balham Dream Ideas
April 1, 2012
Staggered shelves
moniquevern added this to moniquevern's ideas
March 31, 2012
verskillende hoogtes
primmjessica added this to Storage / Book Shelf
March 30, 2012
staggered shelf heights
Kevin Brown added this to kevin_brown's ideas
March 29, 2012
Book Case
louisemacpherson71 added this to louisemacpherson71's ideas
March 28, 2012
clever shelves
rightankle added this to rightankle's Favorites
March 27, 2012
rkegel added this to rkegel's ideas
March 26, 2012
ktdid56 added this to ktdid56's Favorites
March 25, 2012
Shelves that allow coffee table books to fit well with others.
tajohj added this to stue
March 24, 2012
juneyip added this to living area
March 23, 2012
Bookcases for heavy books
lsmyth added this to lsmyth's ideas
March 21, 2012
bookshelve design
qingchuan added this to qingchuan's ideas
March 21, 2012
bookshelf and chair
jawaherf added this to jawaherf's Favorites
March 21, 2012
ciocia added this to cioicao's ideas
March 20, 2012
book shelves
tractormama added this to built ins
March 20, 2012
Shelves out of construction-grade plywood
katydidit added this to Man room
March 20, 2012
man room shelves one strip
Amrita added this to Interesting design elements
March 20, 2012
Double layered shelving
suzoh added this to Office
March 20, 2012
Inexpensive material for the shelves - good idea to afford more of them.
Mollie Suddeth added this to molliesuddeth's ideas
March 19, 2012
more shelving
skibum143 added this to skibum143's Favorites
March 19, 2012
Géraldine Laferté added this to ladyge's ideas
March 19, 2012
Kin Bolz Architect LLC added this to Kin's home architecture
March 19, 2012
narrow shelves
sophie31 added this to sophie31's ideas
March 19, 2012
Le décalage des tablettes
orlan added this to orlan's ideas
March 18, 2012
RHID added this to randi6's ideas
March 18, 2012
michiganmom added this to michiganmom's ideas
March 18, 2012
Bookshelves with personality
jjimenez added this to jjimenez's Favorites
March 18, 2012
Cambio de forma de libreros
chitugan added this to chitugan's ideas
March 18, 2012
Study room
irusiabar added this to irusiabar's ideas
March 18, 2012
jill_s added this to jill_s's ideas
March 18, 2012
Love the staggered shelf heights. Simple Plywood look
lafron added this to lafron's ideas
March 18, 2012
susantasaki added this to Other
March 18, 2012
variable widths; interesting pattern
Kristina A. Cook Interiors, LLC added this to kristinaacook's ideas
March 18, 2012
mommakatz added this to mommakatz's ideas
March 18, 2012
berlinok added this to berlinok's ideas
March 18, 2012
amandakbrown added this to amandakbrown's ideas
March 18, 2012
this is a good use of space, but incredibly busy visually. what if you had a sliding door or something? or even just darker wood would help.
stargazer51 added this to stargazer51's ideas
March 18, 2012
double layered construction grade plywood shelving
jocegarner added this to jocegarner's ideas
March 18, 2012
staggered shelves
cshe added this to built in casework
March 18, 2012
construction grade plywood, double layered, natural finish
gretna01 added this to Shelves
March 18, 2012
Staggered shelf heights is a fun approach to making the library less serious and more approachable. A trend in shelving is using construction-grade plywood, double layered, with a natural finish.
parisgirl added this to Book Shelves
March 18, 2012
The feeling here is that the homeowners are serious readers and the books are members of the family, By thoughtfully grouping the books, it seems they are accessible in case, for instance, a friend would like to borrow a book.
gloriadease added this to gloriadease's ideas
March 18, 2012
books - what else is there to say.....
ctachner added this to Misc interior construction details
March 18, 2012
Staggered height shelves break up the weight of the books.
eileenpark added this to OFFICE
March 18, 2012
sharonb43 added this to sharonb43's ideas
March 18, 2012
I like the staggered shelving
Melanie Roberson added this to rroberson1268's ideas
March 18, 2012
cordon added this to cordon's ideas
March 18, 2012
kattwood added this to built-ins
March 17, 2012
Staggered shelf heights is a fun approach to making the library less serious and more approachable. A trend in shelving is using construction-grade plywood, double layered, with a natural finish.
christykunze added this to christykunze's Favorites
March 17, 2012
Staggered shelves
mfreeman34 added this to mfreeman34's Favorites
March 16, 2012
Staggered shelves
Greg Jordan added this to dream house - office
March 16, 2012
eames lounger is a must have in the next place
mmanwaring added this to mmanwaring's Favorites
March 16, 2012
atclenk added this to atclenk's ideas
March 16, 2012
the material - construction grade plywood, double layered, with a natural finish
navjit added this to navjit's ideas
March 16, 2012
pickettad added this to Basement
March 14, 2012
jgallo600 added this to Random
March 4, 2012
library chair
ann501 added this to ann501's Favorites
March 1, 2012
anneq17 added this to office
February 20, 2012
Creating shelving that encourages grabbing and reading doesn't mean that books can't be stacked varying and interesting ways. Just make sure that it's easy to pull and replace without creating disarray.
katkat74 added this to katkat74's Favorites
February 18, 2012
Coffe table book storage
Tamrerk Nasomyont added this to tamrerk's Favorites
February 14, 2012
double layers of bookshelves.
debq added this to debq's ideas
February 5, 2012
staggered bookshelves
camilapallares added this to Etuio
February 5, 2012
peace23 added this to peace23's ideas
February 5, 2012
Staggered shelves
sjorstad added this to sjorstad's ideas
January 30, 2012
2-layer bookshelving library wall
ctimura added this to ctimura's ideas
January 28, 2012
I like the idea of a two layer bookshelf and display case
tguss28 added this to office
January 23, 2012
taline added this to taline's Favorites
January 15, 2012
Absolutely gorgeous
Dan Moriarty added this to danmoriarty's ideas
December 26, 2011
bookshelves where closes is around tv
Lauren Gries added this to A Livraryroom: the city dweller's version of a library/living room
December 18, 2011
Love the overlapping bookshelves here. It's a really great way to make use of a small space.
lawrence2338 added this to lawrence2338's Favorites
November 22, 2011
kmgdesignsllc added this to kmgdesignsllc's Favorites
November 4, 2011
Things on shelves
brian_piper added this to back office / library
September 25, 2011
mnimos added this to mnimos's ideas
September 16, 2011
kungfugodzilla added this to kungfugodzilla's Favorites
September 2, 2011
ktahana added this to ktahana's ideas
August 24, 2011
book shelves
hel3ler added this to 140 w franklin
August 5, 2011
Book case design for office? Would it be too busy?
cheesecakefiend added this to Living Room
August 2, 2011
Staggered Shelves
gergfam4 added this to gergfam4's Favorites
July 23, 2011
My office
misc added this to misc's ideas
July 23, 2011
wooden colums must be wide like this.
deanaw added this to deanaw's ideas
June 25, 2011
staggered shelves
sheis added this to sheis's ideas
June 20, 2011
LR Bookshelf
birddog added this to birddog's ideas
June 12, 2011
Layering books
teatimetammy added this to teatimetammy's ideas
May 31, 2011
Like the book stacks
alireema added this to alireema's ideas
May 23, 2011
shelving but in white
apaliling added this to apaliling's Favorites
May 19, 2011
ckpeterson added this to ckpeterson's ideas
May 15, 2011
NO, the wood is too light. Like the medium rich color of the Austin bookcase wall.
griffjl added this to griffjl's Favorites
April 3, 2011
sfisher added this to sfisher's Favorites
March 18, 2011
Lay books different angles
dpc54 added this to dpc54's Favorites
March 6, 2011
An example of a sliding bookshelf.
paluiz added this to paluiz's Favorites
February 25, 2011
aquí hay capas de entrepaños, serán móviles?
leeannez added this to leeannez's Favorites
February 13, 2011
mmishra added this to Office
February 7, 2011
Books don't always have to be vertical
vmarin added this to vmarin's ideas
January 14, 2011
repisas y silla reclinable
allnamestaken added this to allnamestaken's ideas
December 27, 2010
book shelf
melinameiling added this to melinameiling's ideas
December 27, 2010
book shelves
hlmdds added this to hlmdds's ideas
November 22, 2010
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