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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

FIVE really cool modern bookshelves for your small cabin or tiny house...

A Book For Your Bookshelf ABOUT Bookshelves....New from Alex Johnson....

Just watch that head when you stand up! Yeowch!

     Even though I've been a fan of Alex Johnson's site, a blog dedicated to small guest homes and work shed conversions, I had no idea that Alex additionally ran a site based on his fascination with unique bookshelves, and less of an idea that he was authoring a book on the very same subject! He's certainly a busy guy and the result is a very fun, colorful, and slick, coffee table style book that is absolutely loaded with some insanely creative spins on good ole' bookshelving. Bookshelves with desks built into them, one's shaped like animals, elastic-band shelves, shelves you can lay inside, and ones that hang like garments in a closet- its all inside this really offbeat and niche-interest, but SO COOL- book. For all the tiny housers and small space dwellers out there, yes, there are certainly some interesting, and fitting ideas in this one- afterall, what are bookshelves but organizational storage?

My favorite is the tread/stairs bookshelves below- I wonder how much weight they can bare, or if they could be strengthened so as to provide access up to a sleep loft in a cabin, while also serving as book nooks?

I'll also soon have a review up for "My Cool Campervan", as well as on a few other tiny housing/small living/mobile dwelling books that have recently come out....

Not so much a space saver, but its a TINY HOUSE-shaped bookshelf- I couldn't resist!

 Derek "Deek" Diedricksen runs the blog, Hosts "Tiny Yellow House" TV on youtube, and is author of the tiny house, fort, cabin, treehouse, and cottage design book "Humble Homes, Simple Shacks" which you can check out by clicking HERE.

1 comment:

  1. Those are so cool!!!
    Since I'm broke, I stacked my books against my little wall and turned them into shelving. :D