Your bookshelves are more than just places to store your favorite hardbacks and magazines. They are also the perfect place to display collections, art, and items you’ve picked up along your travels, or inherited from family. Here are 6 inspiring ways bookshelves can be used to show off beautiful, cultural pieces.
Beaded African dolls look lovely on this modern, white shelving unit. They are perfect among the other global sculptures that make this space unique.
A collection of masks and pottery make a striking impact on this open shelving.
The dead space at top of these streamlined shelves has been used to display a variety of pieces for a curated feel.
Rachel Roy effortlessly incorporates a carved Ganesh among her modern collection of books.
A bright golden Buddha statue sits beautifully atop a stack of books.
Emily Henderson displays a number of African statues together on this crisp, white shelving unit.
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