Adam, one of our participants in the Spring Cure, and mastermind behind the simple but genius living room solution pictured above, reminded us of the transformative power of the bookshelf. We thought his home cure was too good not to highlight again.
In addition to adding a rug to anchor his seating area, he used two interesting bookshelves to create a separate office space while still allowing light from his porch doors to filter into the whole space. Screens have often been used to a similar effect, but the functionality and extra storage space that a bookshelf provides makes it a very appealing option.
Here are a few of our favorite shelving options...
(Images: Adam from Denver via Apartment Therapy Spring Cure 2009)