Barrister's bookcases are a common thrift store find, and they're surprisingly flexible pieces. Once used to store legal volumes, their stacked, glass-front design works really well for storage in a kitchen, bathroom, or home office.
- At the Chicago Model Smart Home, a steel bookcase has an industrial chic aesthetic that adds a little bit of an edge to an earthy home office.
- An article from Sunset Magazine shows how easily the small footprint of a lawyer's bookcase fits in the kitchen.
- We love the way lawyer's bookcases are used to create an old-school library vibe in Scott's Washington, DC home.
- Design blog This is Glamorous points out that lawyer's bookcases are perfect for organized, visible shoe storage.
- Colin and Terisa used a pair of lawyer's bookcases to define an entryway area in their large, open living room.
Photos: Janel Laban, Thomas J. Story for Sunset, Rachael Grad, Winfried Heinze for Apartment Living by Caroline Clifton-Mogg, Sarah Coffey