cb2 bookshelf

Artistic Slant

View your favourite volumes from a whole new angle on the V bookcase ($1,199), which cleverly doubles as a room divider. cb2.ca

delphi

Ripple Effect

Trapezoidal glass shelves in a variety of sizes create dynamic layers across the Delphi bookcase (from $4,260) from Sovet Italia. gingerjarfurniture.com

hemisphere

Deco Display

The vertical swoop across the face of the brass-framed Hemisphere bookshelf ($1,398) offers geometric appeal. anthropologie.com

stick

Stick Figure

Menu’s Stick system (3-by-5 model, $3,528) uses wooden sticks and metal joints that connect easily for the bookshelf of your minimalist dreams. vanspecial.com

primordial

Stone Ledge

Tap into your primal design sense with the stone-like Primordial bookcase ($7,920), moulded to mimic ancient rock carvings. roche-bobois.com

article caliper

A-Game

The simple A-frame easel design of the Caliper shelf ($549) measures up against the competition. article.com