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Boogie Woogie Modular Shelving

This is a really nice option for storage- stackable boxes lend a versatility that any standard bookcase just can’t beat. The undulating front gives an interesting visual effect, especially when multiples are used (as shown here). Made of polished ABS plastic.

Available in black, red, or white. (piece is stocked in black or red; white is a special order with delivery at 8 weeks from order)

designer: Giovannoni, Stefano
each box measures 20.5″ x 20.5″ x 11″ deep; usuable area within the box measures 15″ x 15″

(This item’s link and price was updated 11/19/09.)

Purchase Information:

Price: $504.00
Availability: Buy Boogie Woogie Modular Shelving here

Pimp My Billy

I love the idea of taking an easily available staple good and being able to customize it to make it more interesting/usable/applicable. The people at Ding 3000 have a few different variations on the Billy Shelf from Ikea. My favorite is the one that hikes Billy up on the left side to make all the books lean to the right, thus removing the need for bookends.

Via Lifestyle Navigator.

Purchase Information:

Price: $119.00
Availability: Buy Pimp My Billy here

Offi Perch Boxes

Striking bookshelves are modular and easily disassembled when necessary. And when you move, your books are already packed!

Purchase Information:

Price: $299.00
Availability: Buy Offi Perch Boxes here

Scaffold 5-shelf Bookcase

Here’s a bookcase for you that is relatively inexpensive and kinda neat-looking. A satin-finish steel frame gives this a modern feel without adding a modern price tag. That always makes me happy. Assembly is required, so have your toolbox handy when it arrives.

Wenge-stained oak veneer over engineered wood shelves with a clear lacquer finish.


Purchase Information:

Price: $499.00
Availability: Buy Scaffold 5-shelf Bookcase here

Shoe Rack

To be perfectly honest, when I first saw this, I thought, ” why would anybody need a floating-ish shoe rack?” (notice I said need and not want). Then the other night I came very close to tripping over a couple of silly shoes beside the front door. So, now I understand.

Available in two sizes; one that holds 6 pairs of shoes and also comes with a moveable mirror, or one that holds 3 pairs. Wall mounted, stainless steel.

Purchase Information:

Price: $165.00
Availability: Buy Shoe Rack here

John Kelly Furniture Tau Chest – Low

I love this chest of drawers. It’s made of quickly growing bamboo, so that can make us all feel good about purchasing it. And another cool thing is that the drawers open with a push latch: press and they slide toward you.

Purchase Information:

Price: $1910.00
Availability: Buy John Kelly Furniture Tau Chest – Low here

Metro Multi Shelves

What you see here is actually three units stacked on top of each other- so if you needed versatility in your modern storage needs this fits the bill just fine. The front panel has the rounded edges, but inside each shelf the compartment is square so you needn’t worry about your books and stuff not staying upright.

Made out of solid wood with a lacquered surface (matte finish).

Options/Finishes: Espresso (dark brown), White

each piece: 24″ wide x 10″ deep x 24″ high

Purchase Information:

Price: $419.00
Availability: Buy Metro Multi Shelves here

Jackson Entertainment Center

Ordinarily, I would recommend putting a flat screen up on the wall without any use of furniture, but if you live in a very large space, such as a loft or warehouse, then something like this would do nicely to delineate between two areas.
Will accomodate flat screen televisions up to 60″. Available in three finishes: Teak, Cherry, and Espresso.

61″ W x 20″ D x 55″ H

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Portal Wall Shelves

Kinda fun, and definitely different from most of those ordinary shelves out there…for all your unordinary stuff. Available in green, espresso, or white.

Mounting hardware included
MDF with lacquer finish

Purchase Information:

Price: $24.95
Availability: Buy Portal Wall Shelves here

Units Collection

The Units Collection allows you to configure a storage/display solution to meet whatever your needs are. The elements are available in different sizes, open or closed, on a chrome pedestal or on castors. Mueller furniture is handcrafted in steel sheet and available in multiple colors.

All elements come in two widths: 47.2 and 31.5

Purchase Information:

Price: $924.80
Availability: Buy Units Collection here

Qube Storage Squares

These are decent stackable “storage squares” for reasonable prices…Each Qube is available in burnt maple or espresso and is made with a sturdy laminate finish. The divider/shelf things are steel, so that’s kind of different and sturdy too. You could use them for all sorts of things: bathroom towels and stuff, organizing your office, living room, or the wine qubes for your dining room. And the Container Store says they’re easy to assemble.

Each cube: 26-3/4″ x 11-7/8″ x 26-3/4″ h

Purchase Information:

Price: $69.00
Availability: Buy Qube Storage Squares here

Add Wall Shelves

Add some visual interest to your walls with these little shelves. Made of MDF with lacquer finish. Mounting hardware included.

13.5″ and 6 inches deep.

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

MAX SF: Diamond Heights Shelving Unit

Very distinct; as you can see it even has a little bench. Some minor assembly required and it ships in about 4-6 weeks. Please see 2modern’s website for more details on construction/ veneer specifics.

Wood/Finish: Expresso, Cherry, Oak.
Materials: Veneered wood.
Specs: Shelves: 40w x 12d x 72.5h; Bench: 36w x 12d x 14h (inches)

Purchase Information:

Price: $675.00
Availability: Buy MAX SF: Diamond Heights Shelving Unit here

Brackets Included

Powder coated steel shelf that makes me think I should have thought of this before somebody else did.

Available in Orange, Grey, Green, Black or Brown.
8″H x 31.5″W x 6″D

Purchase Information:

Price: $199.00
Availability: Buy Brackets Included here

Centro-wall Shelf

Nice wall shelf with bookends and hidden mounts. Available in espresso stain.

Purchase Information:

No longer available.