Milan, Day 2: Perfect Designs for Books & More

I've been snapping pictures since I got to the Milan Furniture Fair on Wednesday.  We've spent most of our time checking out the contemporary designs.

In looking back over these photos, I've noticed how much I love the library designs! The media centers and display shelves from the contemporary designers are eye-catching as well.

Take a look:

Bookshelves with creme and black

Couldn't you just spend hours in this sleek, elegant library?

Milan Furniture Fair 2011 tall open library

White modern shelves are offset by bright blue furniture.

Milan Furniture Fair 2011 wood grain cabinets-shelves

The dark wood finish creates a warm, rustic feel.

Mix of wood grain textures

A variety of depth and color draws your eye into this modern wall unit.

Media ctr with shelves

Notice the varying heights of the shelves - simple, but adds a lot of interest.

Milan Furniture Fair strip lighting

Dark wood shelving brightened considerably with strip lighting.

Milan Furniture Fair 2011 modern display-shelving

Whites and neutral tones are very popular at the fair this year.


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Tags: design, Ginny Snook Scott, library, shelves, style, wood grains