1. On my bookshelves, I like to group monochromatic colors with other objects of the same likeness. I feel that grouping like-colors creates a bolder statement and moves the eye. Here, I grouped an array of cloth-bound blue and black novels with my old Polaroid camera for a vintage feel.
2. This photo shows other areas of the color-sorted bookshelf in my living room. I like to alternate between books stacked and on their sides so that each group stands out.
3. This is a great way to create the illusion of more space. By sectioning off a room with a strategically placed and creatively designed bookshelf, former decoration editor of Domino Magazine, Tori Mellott, forms an office and a living space within one room.
4. Despite the fact that it probably won’t help with organizing books, this great Stacked Paperback Wallpaper by Tracy Kendall, available at Anthropologie is a great way to pay homage to the written word.
5. Not a reader? Fake it with wall graphic decals, like this colorful one from Blik.