Top Ten: Best Shelving Units & Bookcases

Apartment Therapy's Annual Guide 2014

Pin it button

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.

Pin it button

The Lap Shelving System, designed by Marina Bautier. Tall Frame at Design Within Reach, $690. plus accessories ranging from $55 - 110.

Pin it button

Slim shelves powder coated in the sunniest yellow (or a selection of other wonderful brights) from Room & Board, $499 as a special order.

Pin it button

Whitewashed Wood + Metal Shelves with casters from West Elm, $899.

Pin it button

Remi Bookcase with black powdercoated shelves and brass frame, from Crate & Barrel, $899.

Pin it button

Vandyke Bookcase with closed back from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, $1930, currently on sale for $1544.

Pin it button

The bargain classic! Billy from IKEA which comes in many configurations, colors and sizes, starting at $59.99.

Pin it button

The D3 from BluDot with adjustable grey and white shelves, at YLiving, $599.

Pin it button

Another IKEA classic that our list couldn't be without, the Expedit, $89.99.

Pin it button

Go-Cart metal shelving with commercial wheels in a grey powdercoat from CB2, $199.

Pin it button

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)

43 Comments