Big isn't always better, especially when space is an issue. Sometimes all you need in a home office is an extra shelf nearby your desk to hold you reference books, store some external hard drives, or simply to show off your collection of Precious Moments figurines. Amy Feezor of Lifework has gathered 5 great looking single shelf units to squeeze in some extra on-the-wall storage.
- Brackets Included, $199 These simple shelves by designer Sylvain Willenz are made of candy-colored, powder-coated steel. Get it: Generate
- Angle Shelf, $375 Created from bamboo with a zero-VOC, water-resistant finish, these left- and right-pointing shelves are an easy eco-friendly option. Get it: ALS DESIGN
- Duo bookshelf, $160 Available in black, silver, and bright blue, this shelf creates an illusion of lightness with its creative way of holding your books. Get it: Ana Linares Design
- Slim Shelving, $129 – $190 Brooklyn-based designer Marianne van Ooij's clear acrylic shelves disappear into the background and let literature take the spotlight. Get it: Slim Shelving
- Hold On Tight Shelving System, Contact vendor for pricing Keep books fromconstantly toppling over with the oversized wing-nut bookend that's integrated into this smart shelf. Get it: Colleen & Eric