People in cramped apartments have had to choose between tables or shelves for ages. Without a desk, it's difficult to get real, substantial work done. Without shelves, crap simply piles up around your apartment. But with the Deskbox desk-shelf hybrid, you get both and it doesn't take up any extra space. »
The Aakkoset bookshelf from Kayiwa might not be the most efficient way to store your things, but the alphabet shelf sure would get a typographer excited. Look at how useful a well constructed 'W' can be! »
The WaSnake shelf concept by designer Jean Louis Frechin not only holds your stuff, it also features connectivity that allows it to display news from chosen RSS feeds and even SMS messages. Plus, the whole unit is highly configurable so you could find a spot for it on nearly any wall in your home. »
Here's a great idea for anyone who loves books and doesn't have enough apartment space or a Kindle: a "secret staircase" made of English oak, lined with books left, right and center, leading to a loft bedroom in a Victorian 1898 apartments block.
Sick of the cable clutter surrounding your gadget charging area? This is a fairly simple way to eliminate the cord clutter. Just pick up a couple of wooden blocks like seen above or any other apparatus that can be attached to the wall and have cords wrapped around. Wrap the cords creating a shelf and plug'er in. As… »
Chris Owens, an enterprising design student from North Carolina State University, created a shelf that's lit from beneath by LEDs. Pressure-sensitive switches embedded in the shelf turn on those lights when you place an object on them. Take a look at the video to see the design prototype in action. »
The red version of the Drip Shelf would probably look more sinister than whimsical against a dark wall instead of a light one, but we think it's fun anyway. It's available in white as well, but we'd like to get the black one and put it up on a black wall, the better to match our soul. »
Mount this Mood Light Shelf from Generate Design vertically or horizontally and be dazzled by millions of colors that you can control with an RF remote. With ultra-bright LEDs inside, it's the newest member of the Mood Light collection. Available now for $229. »