Optimize your interior space with a designer library staircase! This week, we zoom in on the different options of combining these two elements of architecture and decoration, the storage for books on the one hand and the interior staircase on the other, with some forty images that will inspire those who are creating a staircase or bookcase project.
Dreihausfrauen design library staircase in white with modern style metal railing
When it comes to connecting two apartments located on top of each other to make one living space on two levels, the staircase appears to be the most natural solution. But why not add to this interior organization a storage for books where your most beautiful works are displayed and make it a showcase of your interests and passions? ?
Design wooden library staircase with suspended steps and open storage by Maxwan
Combining white and wood in a Scandinavian-style design library staircase project, this is a great idea for a modern, airy and full of light residence. You can even use such a corner of your house to set up a desk, with a few closed drawers that house your work instruments..
Design bookcase staircase for small spaces in wood and metal by Studio Mieke Meijer
Some stairs can be used for storing books for purely decorative purposes. It is precisely this type of decoration that was exploited by designer Just Haasnoot who opted for an industrial-inspired staircase to adorn a compact office corner with open book shelves..
Small wooden staircase library for interior design by NC2 Architecture
Do you need a space-saving staircase that also allows you to fit out a few hanging shelves for your books? Take inspiration from the above model with zigzag steps: much more than an architectural element that facilitates access to the second level of a studio or small apartment, it is a true work of art !
Compact wooden interior staircase bookcase by General Assembly
The combination of black and wood is a classic option for those who love the look of natural materials and neutral colors. But be careful, consider pairing these dark shades with a wall paint and flooring of lighter shades. !
Mezzanine bed and wooden wall bookcase with small modern staircase by Veran Émilie
Contemporary small dwellings are often characterized by an organization of space on several levels. To save more space, we sometimes use a loft bed which is connected to the rest of the interior by means of a compact design bookcase staircase..
Wall bookcase cabinet and interior wooden stairwell decoration by Fujimatsu Architect
Stairs with bookshelves and similar decor solutions are known to often form wall niches which should be tried to make the best use. If your design library staircase plan provides for such a space, consider the different possibilities to take advantage of it: set up a work area, a relaxation or reading area !
Design and paint color library staircase renovation idea by Gordon Walker
Repainting is the easiest and most effective way to refresh a design library staircase already on site. Give this architectural element a makeover with a little bright paint to make it a must-have decorative accent !
Design staircase in wood and metal with open shelves on white wall by Wild Rabbits Architects
Interior stairs with book storage are sometimes used to connect two separate apartments, for example, in a family house made up of two or more separate dwellings. This is precisely the case with this model in wood and metal.
Build a design wooden library staircase with shelves incorporated into the wooden steps
How to introduce more colors into your decor dominated by natural materials? Try a decoration with open shelves for your books and accessories !
Deco idea for under stairs space with mini wall bookcase in white by Pia Winther
Sometimes small wall bookcases have a purely decorative function. This is the case in the interior in the image below which includes storage under the stairs adorned with books and design objects.
Contemporary wooden staircase bookcase by Farrow Arcaro Design
If you are looking for a designer library staircase plan with open storage, consider the possibility of creating shelves that form a natural extension of the steps of your staircase. This is a simple way to make a functional and easy-to-access stairwell.
Modern lighting for wooden designer staircase by Koch Architects
What lighting to choose for a contemporary design library staircase? LED lights are a wonderful solution as they take up no space and showcase open shelves, just like in an art gallery !
Library design idea under interior wooden staircase by Kerr Construction
Choose an original wall bookcase like the one in the photo above to arrange the space under your stairs and make it part of your design decoration.
Modern design staircase in white with wooden bookcase by Stephen Moser Architect
Lovers of natural decoration? Adopt a Scandinavian design library staircase, focusing on a type of light-colored wood, such as pine and on a white paint !
Spiral staircase built around a white bookcase by Design + Weld
Atypical spaces need an original staircase that can fit into the overall atmosphere of the accommodation without taking up a lot of space. This spiral staircase that revolves around a small white bookcase is ideal for this kind of decor.
Design library staircase plan made to measure by Jianxiong Liu
And if you want a custom-made staircase bookcase to give you a truly artistic atmosphere, why not take the one in the image above as a model. ?
Decorative idea of white stairwell with floating steps by Design + Weld
Reading enthusiasts who live in a small house generally need a bookcase that takes up little space but is able, at the same time, to hold a lot of volumes. The staircase in the picture at the top offers both advantages, while ensuring easy access to all the books stored on the library shelves..
Idea to build a design wooden library staircase with storage for books by Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti
Do you like DIY and are you looking for a design library staircase that is not difficult to make yourself? In the image above, an idea that might interest you! It is a staircase with steps that take the form of open wooden boxes that can be used for storing your favorite books !
Example of a wooden staircase bookcase easy to do yourself by Process
This image illustrates another design library staircase construction model that you can make yourself. The wooden box-type steps are arranged vertically to house more books.
Photo of custom staircase with vertical shelves for decorative objects by L’atelier miel
Modern stairs with vertically elongated wall shelves perform a very elegant decorative function. Combine them with door storage to benefit from more space and better organize the different types of papers and documents you keep at home !
Solid wood bookcase cabinet with small storage by Studio Farris
If you like wooden furniture, experiment with a staircase bookcase made of this material that takes the typical shapes of rustic houses and their exposed beams. Above is the photo of a contemporary interpretation of this kind of architectural element.
Image of wooden bookcase for storage under the stairs in light color by Jochen Specht
Wood wall cladding goes perfectly with stairs made of the same material. Select a dark wood type for a vintage feel or a light shade for a modern look.
Staircase with storage, glass railing and floating wooden steps by Studio 25
In industrial interiors, library stairs are often made of wood and metal. But the model on the image above adopts another solution, by relying on a combination of wood and glass, all installed on a rough concrete wall..
Large contemporary staircase with library in the center by Moon Hoon
Those who are lucky enough to live in a large house have the option of making their interior stairs a focal point of their decoration. To make this staircase even more attractive, set up your library in the heart of the wooden steps !
Library on two levels with spiral staircase for a contemporary bookstore atmosphere by Siemasko + Verbridge
Spiral staircases save us space, which is ideal for those who need more room for a large wall bookcase.
Open living room with half-turn staircase and large library in two levels by Paul Cremoux Studio
This contemporary staircase combines several very clever interior design solutions. Its steps facilitate access to all the books stored on the open shelves and it has a closed storage hidden below its steps as well as a room divider that hides part of the kitchen !
Mini staircase with decorative modular shelf of Scandinavian design by One Girl Interiors
Making your own little wooden shelf is also a good idea if you have an empty corner next to a few steps connecting two parts of your house. To do this, pile up a few mini wooden crates and you will get a custom-made modular bookcase. !
Stairwell decoration with wooden handrail and white modular shelves by Drexler Guinand Jauslin
Contemporary design staircase with wooden banister and open wall storage by Platform 5 Architects
Play with your staircase and the accompanying wall storage! Make a bookcase that takes the shapes of the steps and highlight its beauty with the help of some integrated LED lights.
Design library staircase and deco idea in white and wood by Andrea Mosca
You don’t need to build a staircase in your home but like bookcases that mimic the look of steps? We have an idea for you: decorate your living room with such a bookcase leaning against a light-colored wall !
White bookcase with wooden stairs design by Rebecca Naughtin Architect
Want to draw attention to your books rather than the stairs? Opt for white storage that highlights your collection of literary books !
Contemporary interior with library staircase under slope by El Meuble
Wooden stairwell with metal guard by Chioco Design
Create a reading corner next to your staircase library? Why not ! After all, all you need is a comfortable armchair and a coffee table to sit back and enjoy a relaxing afternoon. !
White and wood staircase with shelves on brick wall exhibited by NC2 Architecture
Personalize your staircase with a Scandinavian-style open bookcase installed on a Scandinavian-inspired red brick wall! To complete it all, add one or two modern style deco paintings.
Book storage and wooden stairwell decoration by Design42
Open storage even fits very small stairwells. To convince you, just look at the photo at the top !
Ultra modern staircase with metal storage by Design + Weld
The design of a really interesting staircase also involves more or less daring choices. Above, an idea for those who like to experiment: a stair railing that has storage for books and decorative objects.
Reading corner and modern suspended staircase by Oliver Fourny
A modern staircase can also be blurred to emphasize your reading area with wooden wall cabinet. Reinforce this effect with a piece of furniture in a bright color, like the yellow fabric armchair in the photo above !
Mini wooden staircase with integrated storage for books
And to finish, here are two design library staircase models in metal and wood that will certainly appeal to those who like modern decoration with natural materials:
Suspended staircase in black and wood by Sergey Makhno Architects
Wooden floating staircase with metal railing by Stone Horse Design