Here's our highly subjective list of some really great shelving units and bookcases for 2014. Color features prominently on the list, along with clean lines, plenty of powder coated metal and a few wheeled selections for a zippy look.
The Lap Shelving System, designed by Marina Bautier. Tall Frame at Design Within Reach, $690. plus accessories ranging from $55 - 110.
Slim shelves powder coated in the sunniest yellow (or a selection of other wonderful brights) from Room & Board, $499 as a special order.
Whitewashed Wood + Metal Shelves with casters from West Elm, $899.
Remi Bookcase with black powdercoated shelves and brass frame, from Crate & Barrel, $899.
Vandyke Bookcase with closed back from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, $1930, currently on sale for $1544.
The bargain classic! Billy from IKEA which comes in many configurations, colors and sizes, starting at $59.99.
The D3 from BluDot with adjustable grey and white shelves, at YLiving, $599.
Another IKEA classic that our list couldn't be without, the Expedit, $89.99.
Go-Cart metal shelving with commercial wheels in a grey powdercoat from CB2, $199.
The Cano shelving unit designed by Hay, powdercoated in white and green. From Horne, $495.
Please add your favorites to the comments - let's keep growing the list!
(Image credits: West Elm; Design Within Reach; Room and Board; Crate & Barrel; Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams; IKEA; Y Living; IKEA; CB2; Horne)