Modern Home Library Minimalist Designs & Impactful Looks

36+ Home Library Designs

Ceiling Mounted Bookshelves With Stainless Steel Finishes

ID# 108301 | Source – Credit | © Andrew Snow


Staircase Bookshelves With Stainless Steel Finishes

What an interesting bookshelf design! It features dark wood shelves connected with stainless steel bars and also it brings a visual beauty to the hallway. Colorful books popping up between the wood features.

Modern Large Library Design With Shiplap Wall

ID# 108319 | Source – Credit© RSAAW


Modern Atrium With Large Library and Shiplap Walls

Bookworms will love this outstanding look! This modern atrium space is anchored by a monumental double-height bookcase with wood box units. Accessing the upper parts can be a bit difficult, but a ladder will easily solve this problem.

Elegant Modern Home Library Ideas with Imposing Styles

Having a home library may seem nostalgic but doesn’t mean that it can’t look modern. These modern home library ideas show you that how to create a library in a modern and beautiful way and elevate your rooms!

Design your modern library with clean and simple lines!

You can think that a library in a home is kind of an old-fashioned thing but modern bookcases offer lots of space and little design details for your house. You may have a whole wall library or a smaller one with floating shelves, a well-designed home library can give you the modernist look even if you don’t think that! So, scroll away and find the inspiration you need to design your beautiful modern home library!

You can use your modern home library as a separation between the spaces with different styles!

Open Concept Living Room With Modern Home Library

ID# 108302 | Source – CreditMultiarchi | © Christophe Gaubert


Open Concept Living Room With Modern Home Library

The large open volume, filled with sunlight and creates a bright and intimate house. The raw wooden structure gives a warm barn-like atmosphere to this contemporary loft. With a bookcase, the staircase transformed into a beautiful library. The transition between the wood parquets and gray hexagon tiles is extraordinary!

Black Corner Library With Yellow Chair And Floor Parquets

ID# 108303 | Source – CreditAmy Bartlam | © Amy Bartlam


Corner Library With Yellow Chair And Wood Parquets

Love this modern and sleek look created by the black library! The library provides plenty of area for books. The yellow chair creates strong contrast with the black color and brings joy to the atmosphere.

Modern Library Room Design With Wall Library

ID# 108304 | Source – Credit© Simon Maxwell


Modern Diningroom With Wall Library

Floor to ceiling bookcase with a wood ladder creates an accent behind the dining place and it fits perfectly to the wall. The wood console provides a partial separation between the library and dining table with wood chairs.

Staircase Library With Natural Wood Desk

ID# 108305 | Source – Credit© Maurizio Esposito


Staircase Library With Natural Wood Desk

Placing bookshelves under the stairs is a great way to evaluate dead space under the stairs. Here, this corner livens up with the help of wood shelves with books and some decors. The wood table makes a vintage touch.

Bright And Spacious Lounge With Green Accent Wall

ID# 108306 | Source – Credit© Neville Johnson Ltd.


Bright And Spacious Lounge With Green Accent Wall

Bright, intimate, and cozy! Take a coffee and a good novel, lie down on the couch, and get lost in the novels! A simple shelving system allows to shine the green out while providing storage with its cabinets.

Modern Hall Design With Modern Home Library

ID# 108307 | Source – Credit© EightyTwo


Modern Hallway With Modern Home Library

the wood library features boxes in different shapes and sizes to create a texture. Some of the boxes are closed with white doors and it provides additional storage spaces. The ladder allows reaching the upper parts of the shelves.

Wall Mounted Book Shelves With Cozy Lounge Chair

ID# 108308 | Source – CreditDelson or Sherman Architects Pc | © Catherine Tighe


Wall Mounted Bookshelves With Chequered Lounge Chair

Beautiful library, comfortable lounge chair, and a lampshade, you have everything to create a cozy reading nook! Now grab a novel and a blanket and dive into the gripping stories.

Bright And Cozy Bedroom With Black French Window

ID# 108309 | Source – Credit© Photo by Pixy


Bright And Cozy Bedroom With Large Window

The bedroom boasts stunning natural light thanks to its west-facing windows. Built-in open shelving placed above the bed and across the length of the bedroom by taking advantage of the high ceilings. The Grey ladder helps to reach the bookshelves. A small working place is set next to the window.

Contemporary Living Room With Corner Bookcase And Fireplace

ID# 108310 | Source – CreditDesignfunktion Nürnberg | © Martin Kreuzer


Contemporary Lounge With Corner Bookcase And Fireplace

Can you just imagine how cozy it must be to sit in this comfortable chair, and read from your favorite book while enjoying the warmth and crackling of the wood? This beautiful corner features a large library in the corner, a black lounge chair, and a modern fireplace.

Modern Home Office With Clean And Simple Lines

ID# 108311 | Source – Credit© Philipp Obkircher


Modern Home Office With Clean And Simple Lines

An airy home office and library with an oversized bookshelf create a clean and fresh design. Steps between the built-in desk and the library provide a reading nook in front of the window.

Built In Cabinets With Open Shelves Modern Home Library

ID# 108312 | Source – Credit© Philipp Obkircher


Modern Home Office With Built In Wood Cabinets With Open Shelves

Love the idea that placing shelves between the cabinets! These custom cabinets create a modern look with clean lines. The combination of wood, concrete, and black brings some industrial vibes.

Modern Kids Room With Safety Nets And Skylights

ID# 108313 | Source – Credit© Luke Hayes


Modern Kids Playroom With Safety Nets And Skylights

This attic playroom features built-in cabinets, a small library, a grey couch, and a wood floor. Safety nets are a great choice to protect kids from falls. Thanks to the skylight, the atmosphere is bright and spacious.

Contemporary Living Room With Blue Velvet Sofa And Black Accent Wall

ID# 108314 | Source – Credit© South Architects


Contemporary Lounge With Blue Velvet Sofa And Black Accent Wall

This elegant and luxury lounge boasts a blue velvet sofa, wood cabinets, wood shelving, and a gray carpeted floor. The black wall behind the bookshelves creates a beautiful backdrop for the library and it makes a big impact in this atmosphere.

White Wall Library With White Ladder And Pink Armchair

ID# 108315 | Source – CreditSUBU Design Architecture | © Kathryn Millet


White Home Library With Ladder And Pink Armchair

If you are a book lover and want to display your book collection, you can dedicate the whole wall to a library. A pink armchair, green rug, and ladder complete this look beautifully.

Two Story Bookcase With Wood Shelves And Black Finishes

ID# 108316 | Source – Credit© Chris Snook


Two Story Bookcase With Wood Bookshelves In Open Plan Lounge

Clean, simple but effective! You can make big difference with a library in your home. A glass walkway across the striking, two-story bookcase draws attention up to the mezzanine level above the open plan lounge and it creates an accent on the blank wall.

Modern Home Library As A Separation Unit

ID# 108317 | Source – Credit© Chalk Studio


Modern Home Library As A Separation Unit

The wood bookcase serves as a separate unit and functional place to display art, plants, and of course books in this open concept house. Bookshelves’ plain and thin structure provides an open and airy look.

Modern Living Room With Cozy Sofa And Grey Curtain

ID# 108318 | Source – Credit© Decorazioni


Modern Nook With Couch And Grey Curtain

Example of a cozy reading nook with wall-mounted shelving and cabinets, comfortable seating, and a traditional patterned rug. You can Take your favorite novel and a coffee, and spend quality time with yourself.

Luxury Home Office With Diagonal Library And Concrete Desk

ID# 108320 | Source – Credit© Traci Connell Interiors


Luxury Office With Diagonal Library And Concrete Desk

The multiple diagonal wood shelves create a visually arresting furniture piece that will directly change the room’s ambiance and creates a unique backdrop to the room. Concrete desk paired with a chair, circular light, and grey patterned carpet.

Kids Room Design With Plain Stairs And Shelves

ID# 108321 | Source – Credit© Martha’s Vineyard Construction Co., Inc.


Kids Playroom With Plain Shelving System

Creating interactive furniture for kids will definitely contribute to their development. These custom ladder stairs provide plenty of space for books. your kid can climb through the stairs, grab her favorite story and she can daydream while reading.

Eclectic Family Room With Wood Ceiling And Modern Home Library

ID# 108322 | Source – Credit© Sterling Publishing


Eclectic Family Room With Modern Home Library And Bubble Chandelier

The eclectic family room features a cream sofa, a brown armchair, a wood coffee table, grey, and red patterned carpet, and a bubble chandelier. The mellow hardwood elements of this bookshelf create a pleasant surrounding focused on uneven box units and a floor-to-ceiling concept.

Multifunctional Library Design With Grey Floating Stairs

ID# 108323 | Source – CreditGalaktik | © Clara Mill


Multifunctional Home Library With Grey Floating Stairs

The multifunctional sculptural bookcase that links the ground floor, and the first floor dedicated to the bedroom area, is the major element of the open concept interior design project! Grey floating steps in great harmony with the bookcase.

Gold Wall Mounted Bookcases With Wood Floor

ID# 108324 | Source – CreditScott Donald Architecture | © Andy Haslam


Gold Wall Mounted Bookcases With Wooden Wall

To save your hallway from vapidity, you can add boxes to the walls and turn them into a small bookcase. Gold units create an elegant and clean look on the wood wall and bring mobility to this hallway.

Wood Staircase With Wood Built In Bookshelves

ID# 108325 | Source – CreditPlatform 5 Architects | © Alan Williams


Wood Staircase With Wood Built In Bookshelves

Bookworms would love these bookshelves that fully integrate all of your books into your home! These wooden bookshelves mirror the staircase for an integrated experience and become the main feature in the hallway.

Unique Red Library Design In Modern Family Room

ID# 108326 | Source – Credit© ADesign


Unique Red Modern Home Library In Industrial Family Room

The vibrant color of this unique design directly pulls the attention in the space. It provides a separate and comfortable reading area in this industrial lounge with brown leather armchairs, a grey sofa, and a wood coffee table.

White Floating Shelving With Metal Ladder

ID# 108327 | Source – Credit© Maryann Thompson Architects


Cream Floating Shelving With Metal Ladder

Clean, calm, quiet, and light-filled house! The cream shelving unit creates a visual feast on an otherwise boring blank wall. The metal ladder helps to reach the upper parts.

White And Wood Bookcases With Wood Floor Parquets

ID# 108328 | Source – Credit© Muuto


White And Wood Bookcases With Wooden Parquets

If you are bored with the classic home library ideas, you would like this bookcase! Rectangular and square units come together and create an elegant reading corner with a library. Wood units between the whites complement the wood floor and bring warmth to the atmosphere.

Scandinavian Modern Family Room With Clean Lines

ID# 108329 | Source – Credit© John Sutton


Scandinavian Modern Loft With Clean Lines

A neutral color palette of this living space provides an intimate feeling. This bright and spacious design features a minimalist library, a grey lounge chair, and a grey carpet. Library also hides the dead space under the staircase. Thanks to the tall height of the house, the bedroom was placed in the loft.

108330 Scandinavian Living Room With White Open Shelves And White Ladder

ID# 108330 | Source – Credit | © Kristy Noble Photography


Scandinavian Sitting Set with Open Shelves And Ladder

If you are bored with blank walls, give yourself the pleasure of displaying your collection of books and art pieces on this plenty of shelf space with a ladder for the upper parts. Gray sofa and wood-framed armchairs create the perfect Scandinavian appearance in this modern living room. Green plants liven up the atmosphere.

Home Office Design With White Cabinets And Wood Niches

ID# 108331 | Source – Credit© Finic Cabinetry and Design Studio


Home Office With White Cabinets And Wood Niches

A well-designed office may cost a little more, but it is much cheaper than a poorly designed one. This modern room features built-in cabinets, wood-open units, a wooden desk, and a green chair. Built-in cabinets provide plenty of space for storage and wood niches for display some decors.

Modern Home Office With White And Wood Box Units

ID# 108332 | Source – Credit© Artelle-Design


Modern Library With Box Units In Different Sizes and Shapes

We really like the asymmetry of these bookshelves! It can make a big impact on your home offices. White and wood boxes create a frame-like effect perfect for storing thoughtfully edited collections. The wood study area perfectly incorporates the other boxes.

Simple White Bookshelf With Storage Unit

ID# 108333 | Source – CreditStiff and Trevillion | © Kilian O’Sullivan


Double Height White Bookshelves With Storage Unit

If you want a large but simple library, this well-designed bookcase will be your favorite! You can use these kinds of libraries in different styled houses. Here, this stylish home library provides a spacious backdrop for the dining area and creates an accent. Dining table surrounded by wood chairs. Matte black modern dining room lights hung above the dining set.

Scandinavian Home Office With Wood Floor And Wood Study Table

ID# 108334 | Source – Credit© January


Scandinavian Working Space With Built In Wood Desk

White, wood, and metal! Modernity and classicism unite without duality in this working space. This custom feature boasts a built-in library and a desk attached to it. Library elevated with a wood stage and provides a separate reading corner. White floating bookshelves hanged next to the study area and create a clean look on the wall.

Contemporary Living Room With Skewed Bookshelf And Red Chairs

ID# 108335 | Source – CreditStephane Chamard Architecte | © Lisa Petrole


Contemporary Living Room With Skewed Bookshelf And Red Seating

This apartment living room features a unique modernist bookshelf, with angular black lines echoed in the lighting framework. It is an eye-catching spot to display a collection of books. This stylish piece catches the attention even it’s empty. Red seatings create a beautiful contrast with the other features.

108336 Built In Banquette With Cream Cushions And Black Book Shelves

ID# 108336 | Source – Credit© Mountford Architects


Built-In Banquette With Cream Cushions And Black Bookshelves

A fabulously designed banquette surrounded by dramatic black bookshelves to create an elegant reading corner in the house. The large sliding door creates a connection to the rest of the house or simply closes to hide away in the books. All you have to do is sit down and sip your coffee while reading your favorite novel!

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